Welcome to this quality 16th Century coaching inn that Thomas Hardy called 'The Sow & Acorn' in 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles'. Set in the picturesque...
Set in an elegant Edwardian building, The Kings Arms boasts traditional charm and period features. Situated in rural Dorset, the 5-star hotel offers...
Welcome to this quality 16th Century coaching inn that Thomas Hardy called 'The Sow...
Set in an elegant Edwardian building, The Kings Arms boasts traditional charm and...
Offering tasty, locally sourced food and wine, beers and ciders, as well as quality graded B&B and hotel standard accommodation, Pubs in Dorset are a great way to soak up the local atmosphere and enjoy a little piece of the area's cultural heritage.
Not your ordinary village pub
A welcoming and traditional feature of the landscape for travellers over the centuries, Dorset pubs provide a wonderful stay for those looking for accommodation full of character and history.
You could be staying at a pub where Beatrix Potter was inspired to write “The Tale of Little Pig Robinson”, an inn with centuries of history within its walls or even a secret smuggling haunt.
If you’re looking for something really unique, you’ll find it here in Dorset.
Well, where else in the country can you taste the authentic flavours of the Caribbean under a thatched roof of a hostelry dating back to the 14th Century?!
Everything you need for a perfect break
Although many Dorset inns have retained their ancient features, we know that in today’s world, a little touch of modern doesn’t go a miss.
That’s why you’ll find some pubs and inns in Dorset that are refurbished to the highest standards with boutique bedrooms, flat screen TVs, fine dining and even swimming pools.
But, aside from this, we all know the very best part of staying at an inn is the short journey from the bar to your room at the end of a wonderful night enjoyed sampling the local ales and sumptuous cuisine!
Your dream stay is just a click away
A pub or inn accommodation in Dorset provides a perfect base for exploring the county’s picturesque towns and villages - put your feet up with a pint by the fire, or enjoy sweeping country views from the beer garden.
Browse our list of Dorset pubs and inns below or use the search facility on the left of this page to search for visitor accommodation by type, area or facilities on offer.