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George Albert Hotel and Spa

George Albert Hotel and Spa

Wardon Hill Farm, Dorchester
3.5 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (141 reviews)

Located in Frome Saint Quinton, this hotel is 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from Cerne Abbas Giant and within 12 miles (20 km) of Mapperton Gardens and The Keep Military Museum. ...

£67

£67
The Greyhound Inn

The Greyhound Inn

26 High St, Sydling St Nicholas, Dorchester
4.0 out of 5.0
4.7 out of 5 (78 reviews)

Situated in Dorchester, this inn is 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Cerne Abbas Giant and within 12 miles (20 km) of The Keep Military Museum and Tutankhamun: The Exhibition. ...

£74

£74
The Brace of Pheasants - Inn

The Brace of Pheasants - Inn

Plush, Dorchester
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 day ago
4.6 out of 5 (112 reviews)

Situated in Dorchester, this inn is within 9 miles (15 km) of Cerne Abbas Giant, Dorset Teddy Bear Museum and Terracotta Warriors Museum. Dinosaur Museum and ...

£96

£96
Pen Mill Hotel

Pen Mill Hotel

Sherborne Road, Yeovil
4.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (178 reviews)

Situated in Yeovil, this inn is within 6 miles (10 km) of Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne Museum and Global Images Gallery. Montacute House and Sherborne Steam and ...

£62

£62
Best Western Dorset Oborne The Grange Hotel

Best Western Dorset Oborne The Grange Hotel

Oborne, Sherborne
3.5 out of 5.0
1 others viewing this property now
4.6 out of 5 (69 reviews)

Situated in Oborne, this romantic hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Sherborne Steam and Waterwheel Centre, Sherborne Old Castle and Sherborne Museum. Global ...

£64

£64
The Old Ship Inn

The Old Ship Inn

16 High West Street, Dorchester
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in Dorchester, this inn is within a 5-minute walk of Tutankhamun: The Exhibition, Dinosaur Museum and The Keep Military Museum. Dorset Teddy Bear Museum ...

£65

£65
The New Inn

The New Inn

14 Long Street, Dorchester
3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (24 reviews)

Situated in Dorchester, this luxury inn is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Cerne Abbas Giant and within 9 miles (15 km) of The Keep Military Museum and Tutankhamun: The ...

£83

£83
Plume of Feathers

Plume of Feathers

Half Moon Street, Sherborne
4.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 41 minutes ago
1 others viewing this property now
4.6 out of 5 (17 reviews)

Situated in Sherborne, this inn is steps away from Sherborne Museum, Sherborne Abbey and Global Images Gallery. Sherborne Steam and Waterwheel Centre and Sherborne ...

£71

£71
Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Spa

9 Forestreet, Dorchester
5.0 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 days ago
3 others viewing this property now
5.0 out of 5 (25 reviews)

Located in Evershot, this spa hotel is within 12 miles (20 km) of Mapperton Gardens, Cerne Abbas Giant and Sherborne Abbey. Sherborne Castle and Sherborne Steam ...

£179

£179
The Hunters Moon - Inn

The Hunters Moon - Inn

Middlemarsh, Sherborne
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 4 days ago
1 others viewing this property now
4.4 out of 5 (78 reviews)

Situated in Middlemarsh, this inn is within 9 miles (15 km) of Cerne Abbas Giant, Sherborne Abbey and Sherborne Museum. Sherborne Castle and Sherborne Steam ...

£62

£62

Pocket Guide: Cerne Abbas Giant Cerne Abbas Giant Hotels

Dorset is a county threaded with myth and legend. Perhaps its most famous figure is the Cerne Abbas Giant - a 180ft tall man carved into the chalk hill that overlooks the village. How and why he got there remain unanswered, although theories abound, from the sublime to the ridiculous! The Giant was thought at one time to be used in ancient fertility rites. Today, despite being protected by the National Trust, he continues to attract thousands of visitors. Although he is easily identified as a male, the Cerne Abbas Giant is something of a family attraction and there's a good range of accommodation nearby, from characterful B&Bs and olde-worlde inns, to sleek, chic hotels.

A Man of Mystery: Hotels near the Cerne Abbas Giant

The Cerne Abbas Giant was first recorded in 1694, but carbon-dating suggests that he is over 1500 years old and is thought to be a Pagan symbol of fertility. When you see him, it becomes obvious why that assumption is the one generally believed! The one thing that can be taken as read is that there is some excellent accommodation just a stone's throw away, such as the George Albert Hotel and the Hunters Moon Inn.

Dining in Cerne Abbas

With Cerne Abbas being a small village, you might be forgiven for thinking that there wouldn't be any places to eat in the shadow of the Giant. Fortunately, many Cerne Abbas hotels boast their own restaurants. The Brace of Pheasants Inn is well-known locally for its excellent cuisine, serving seasonal and heart fare throughout the year. The Greyhound Inn, too, is well respected for its delicious dishes.

Luxury Hotels in the Area

While Cerne Abbas is a rustic village, if the idea of timbered beams and crackling fires isn't quite what you're after, there are luxury hotels in the area. The Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa is as good as it gets, offering elegant, refined rooms in a Georgian house. Rather than crusty rolls and game pies, you'll find the restaurant here serves exquisite dishes created from locally sourced ingredients and produce. In addition, the indulgent spa puts the icing on the cake; ideal after a hard-day's sight-seeing.

The Cerne Abbas Giant is just one of many landmarks that adds to Dorset's mystery and magic. With excellent accommodation close to most attractions, you can explore the region at your leisure.