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Creative Activities

With a variety of workshops and creative activities nearby, The Acorn Inn is the perfect place to relax, unwind and try something new. 


Guy Mallinson

Attend a green woodworking course at Guy Mallinson’s Woodland Workshop in Lyme Regis, about 15 miles West of Evershot. Their green woodworking courses are suitable for everyone: novices and experienced woodworkers; interested amateurs or anyone just keen to try out something new.

Creative Country Workshops

Highway Farm

Local artists and craftspeople share their skills at Highway Farm in Bridport, a 25 minute drive from The Acorn Inn. One and two day workshops are available including willow sculptures, hazelwood garden furniture and, watercolour painting to name a few. These sessions are done in small groups and booking is essential. Gift vouchers are also available.

Kingcombe Environmental Studies Centre

Kingcombe Environmental Centre

Natural history, wildlife, archaeology and art & craft courses run all year at Kingcombe Environmental Studies Centre. Booking is essential and gift vouchers available. The centre is a 20 minute drive from The Acorn Inn.

Dorset Wildlife Trust

Dorset Wildlife Trust

The Dorset Wildlife Trust runs a programme of walks, talks, workshops, work parties and other wildlife events. It is a 20 minute drive from Evershot.

Monkton Wyld Court

Monkton Wyld Court

Monkton Wyld Court is a one hour drive from The Acorn Inn and runs a programme of walks, talks, workshops & courses and other countryside events.

Watercolour, Acrylic and Mixed Media

Marilyn Allis

Marilyn Allis is a water colour artist and runs classes from either The Studio, East Farm, Winterborne Whitechurch, Blandford (10am - 3.30pm) or The Studio, Unit 2a Lower Courtyard Rogers, Hill Farm, Briantspuddle (10.30 am - 3.30pm).

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