Evershot is a lovely village where little has changed over the last century. In his novels and short stories, Thomas Hardy called it, ‘Evershead’.
In ‘Tess of the d’Urbervilles’, Tess stops here for refreshments on her way to and from Beaminster. The cottage can be seen up the hill from St. Osmund’s Church.
The Acorn Inn is Hardy’s, ‘Sow and Acorn’, mentioned in both, ‘A Group of Noble Dames’ and ‘Interlopers at the Knap’.