Have a merry Christmas

Whether you’re looking for a festive retreat, a Christmas party stopover, a delicious feast for friends and colleagues or an intimate family get together, celebrate the festive season in our British country inn, nestled inside the beautiful Cranborne Chase on the borders of Wiltshire and Dorset.


Join us for festive Christmas parties in Tollard Royal at The King John Inn. Our lovely award-winning restaurant offers the perfect space for a Christmas ‘do’ for groups of two to 25 people, and we can also host more intimate parties in our heritage hideaway, The Lounge.

View our full Christmas Party menu
Three courses – £35
(Available from December 1st – January 10th, (12 noon – 3 pm & 7 pm – 9.30 pm)

Enjoy a complimentary glass of prosecco for all guests of parties booked before September 1st 2018*



Sit back, relax and let us take care of the turkey and trimmings.

Our tempting menu features a choice of creative and traditional dishes, from home-smoked salmon, Portland crab and salted cucumber & lime or roasted goose, brandy-steeped prunes, stuffed cabbage and all the traditional trimmings, every mouthful is a taste of Wiltshire’s finest flavours.

View our full Christmas Day menu
Priced at £75 per person
(Available from 12 noon to 3 pm)


Join us as we see in 2019 with style. We’ll have a live band to keep the party going until 2 am and will be serving our delicious festive menu until 9 pm in our 2 AA Rosette restaurant.



Whether you’re visiting us for a romantic festive retreat or a Christmas party stopover, you can look forward to a very warm welcome here at The King John Inn. Stay in one of our six bedrooms that combine rustic elegance with contemporary design.

Rooms feature:

  • Homemade à la carte breakfast
  • Well-appointed en suite bathroom
  • Luxurious Egyptian cotton bedding
  • Tea making facilities
  • Eco-friendly espresso machine (luxury room only)
  • Natural British Bramley bath & body products
  • Flat-screen TV

For more information and our festive menus please download our Christmas 2018 brochure. Keep your eyes peeled on our Instagram and Facebook pages where we will be sharing our festivities.

For bookings and enquiries call us on +44 (0)1725 516 207 or info@kingjohninn.co.uk.

*Ts&Cs: Stay dates are December 24th -26th and 31st inclusive. Cancellation until 30 days before arrival date without penalties. Late cancellation or “no-shows” will incur a charge in full. Room rates include homemade breakfast, Christmas lunch includes a maximum of three courses and excludes wine. £90 is the standard room rate. Contact us to find out about weekend rates and other bedroom rates.