|Blandford RFC field a Sevens Team which plays in
Tournaments and Festivals outside the normal rugby season. The team's sponsor
is the Museum Inn,
The picture on the left shows 7's Team Captain, Doug
Baker, being presented with match shirts by new managers Gary and Helena from
The Museum InnThe Museum, a
part-thatched country inn dating back to the 17th century was built by the
father of modern archaeology, General Augustus Lane Fox Pitt Rivers.
The inn was built to offer accommodation and refreshments for the
nearby museum and as described by the General: "It is exceedingly clean and the
food good. Mr Day keeps two horses and a trap for the use of customers".
Today The Museum offers a traditional inn, separate restaurant and
eight en-suite bedrooms. All the original features have been retained to create
a warm relaxed atmosphere with an inglenook fireplace, flagged stone floors and
antique furniture. There is also a residents' sitting room.
itself is an idyllic and peaceful village with charming thatched cottages. It
is located in the heart of Cranborne Chase on the Dorset / Wiltshire borders.
To visit the Museum Inn website click