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Dorset (Page 6)  Shaftsbury
inc: Gillingham, Shaftsbury, Sherborne, Sturminster Newton and surrounding area. 
 
More Dorset Pubs. Pages 1 - 2  - 3  - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 
1a. Gillingham (East Stour Common) (3 miles south of Gillingham) 
The Kings Arms Inn
East Stour Common Gillingham Dorset SP8 5NB
Tel:01747 838325 
http://www.kingsarmseaststour.com
Facilities Include; 3 Rooms en-suite reasonable prices. 
Parking Available. 
 Bar Meals. Dining Area. Real Ales. Outside Area.
Brief Description;  Family run 18thC Country Inn with a strangely Scottish theme. Specializes in the food area with up to 5 chefs. 
Located just off the A30 south of Gillingham. 
 
 
Last update sept13 ....................................... CLICK HERE - for the Map, Directions and Reviews
1b. Gillingham (West Stour) (3.5 miles south of Gillingham) 
The Ship Inn & Hotel
West Stour, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5RP
Tel:01747 838640
http://www.shipinn-dorset.com/ 
Facilities Include; 5 En-suite Rooms Parking.
 Bar Meals. Dining Area. Real Ales. Outside Area.
Wifi. Events Nights.
Brief Description; Family run traditional English country pub, lots of wood and natural stone. Popular with locals and visitors alike. Located on the A30 close to the centre of West Stour.
Awards & Ratings; 
"CAMRA Pub of the Year" "Good Pub Guide" 
 
Last update jun16 ............................. This STREET-MAP shows the pub's location.
1c. Gillingham (Bourton)  (3.5 miles north of Gillingham)  
The White Lion Inn
High Street Bourton, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5AT
Tel:01747 840866
http://www.whitelionbourton.co.uk/ 
Facilities Include; 3 En-suite Rooms reasonable prices 
Parking. Bar Meals. Dining Area. Real Ales. 
Outside Area. Wifi. Music nights.
Brief Description;  Family run traditional Village Pub, being in cider country it has some fine ciders. The rooms have a cottagey feel but have all modern facilities. Located just off the A303. 
 
Last update mar14 ............................. CLICK HERE - for the Map, Directions and Reviews
1d. Gillingham (Buckhorn Weston) (4 miles west of Gillingham) 
The Stapleton Arms
Church Hill, Buckhorn Weston, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5HS
Tel:01963 370396
http://www.thestapletonarms.com/ 
Facilities Include; 4 En-suite Rooms Parking.
Bar Meals. Main Meals. Real Ales. Outside Area. Wifi.
Live music nights.
Brief Description; Popular village pub for visitors and locals. This is a pub with lots of olde worlde charm, log fire etc. The rooms are particularly nice.
Awards & Ratings; "Sawdays Recommended" 
 
Last update jun16 ............................. This STREET-MAP shows the pub's location. 
2a. Shaftesbury (Ludwell) (3 miles east of Shaftsbury)
The Grove Arms Inn
Ludwell Shaftesbury SP7 9ND
Tel:01747 828811
http://www.grovearms-ludwell.co.uk/
Facilities Include; 6 En-suite Rooms Parking. 
Bar Meals. Dining Area. Real Ales. Outside Area. Wifi. Wedding Services.
Brief Description; 16thC Grade ll listed country Inn located in the beautiful village of Ludwell between Shaftesbury and SaIisbury. Ideal place for walkers and ramblers. 
 
 
Last update may13 ....................................... CLICK HERE - for the Map, Directions and Reviews
2b. Shaftesbury (Motcombe) (3.5 miles north of Shaftsbury) 
The Coppleridge Inn
Elm Hill Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 9HW
Tel:01747 851980
http://www.coppleridge.com/ 
Facilities Include; 10 Rooms en-suite reasonable prices. Parking. Bar Meals. Dining Area. Real Ales.
15 acres of ground. Wifi. Function Room.
Two Tennis Courts. Pets Welcome.
Brief Description; Family friendly Country Pub with huge grounds, this is more like a Pub/Farm. There is always lots to do and the bar is very traditional, lots of wood, log fires etc.
 
Last update jun16 ............................. This STREET-MAP shows the pub's location.
2c. Shaftesbury (Semley) (5.0 miles north of Shaftsbury) 
The Benett Arms
Semley, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 9AS
Tel:01747 830221
http://benettarms.co.uk/ 
Facilities Include; 3 En-suite Rooms reasonable prices. Parking. Bar Meals. Dining Area. Real Ales 
Outside Area. Wifi. Quiz Nights. Pets Welcome.
Brief Description;
 Traditional family run, family friendly 17th century country pub, in the village of Semley in beautiful countryside. Ideal for walkers. Located in Semley village. 
 
Last update dec14 ............................. CLICK HERE - for the Map, Directions and Reviews
2d. Shaftsbury (Tollard Royal) (7.3 miles southeast of Shaftsbury)
King John Inn
Tollard Royal, Shaftsbury, Wiltshire SP5 5PS
Tel:01725 516207
http://www.kingjohninn.co.uk/ 
Facilities Include; 8 Luxury En-suite Rooms + A self contained cottage. Parking. Bar Meals. Dining Area. Real Ales. 
Outside Area. Wifi. Pets welcome in some areas.
Brief Description; A beautifully renovated Victorian Country Pub. This pub has some fantastic write ups in the press. It's not cheap but the best never is. Visit and make your own mind up. 
 
 
Last update mar14 ............................. CLICK HERE - for the Map, Directions and Reviews 
3a. Sherborne (town centre inn)
The Half Moon
Half Moon Street, Sherborne Dorset DT9 3LN
Tel:01935 812017
http://www.halfmoonpubsherborne.co.uk/ 
Facilities Include; 13 En-suite Rooms. 
 Bar Meals. Dining Area. Real Ales.
Brief Description; Marstons Brewery managed house, Inn and Restaurant. This inn specializes in straight forward 
pub food for the whole family. 
 
Last update dec14 ............................. CLICK HERE - for the Map, Directions and Reviews
3b. Sherborne (town centre Inn) 
The Britannia Inn/Hotel
Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3EH
Tel:01935 813300
http://www.britanniahotelsherborne.co.uk/ 
Facilities Include; 6 Rooms, some en-suite look for the deals.
 Bar Meals. Dining Area. Real Ales. Wifi. Meeting room.
Brief Description; Village style inn near the centre of Sherborne. Built in the 18th century as a girls school. Popular dining pub and also award winning real ales.
Awards & Ratings; "Cask Marque Accredited" 
 
Last update jun16 ............................. This STREET-MAP shows the pub's location.
3c. Sherborne (close to Sherborne town centre)
Crown Inn
Green Hill, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4EP
Tel:01935 812930
New website coming
 

Facilities Include; 4 Rooms (2 en-suite) reasonable prices. 
Parking Available. 
Bar Meals. Dining Area. Real Ales. Wifi.
Brief Description; Village Inn on the outskirts of Sherborne. 
 
 
Last update sept12..............................  CLICK HERE - for the Map, Directions and Reviews
3d. Sherborne (Bradford Abbas) (4 miles west of Sherborne) 
Rose and Crown
Church Road, Bradford Abbas, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 6RF
Tel:01935 474506
www.roseandcrownbradfordabbas.weebly.com
 
Facilities Include; 2 Rooms reasonable prices. Parking. 
Bar Meals. Dining Area. Real Ales. Outside Area.
Brief Description;
 19th century Traditional Country Inn 
 in the heart of Bradford Abbas, 
 
 
Last update aug12..............................  CLICK HERE - for the Map, Directions and Reviews
3e. Sherborne (Middlemarsh) (6.4 miles south of Sherborne) 
The Hunters Moon
Middlemarsh, Dorset DT9 5QN
Tel:01963 210966
www.hunters-moon.org.uk 
Facilities Include; 8 Rooms en-suite reasonable prices. 
 Parking.  Bar Meals. Real Ales. Outside Area. 
Pets welcome in some areas.
Brief Description;  Nicely refurbished country Inn. 
South of Sherborne on the A352. 
 
 
Last update jun12..............................  CLICK HERE - for the Map, Directions and Reviews
3f. Sherborne (Horsington)  (7.5 miles northeast of Sherborne) 
Half Moon Inn
Templecombe (Horsington) Somerset BA8 0EF
Tel:01963 370140
www.horsington.co.uk 
Facilities Include; 10 Rooms & Chalets en-Suite reasonable prices. Parking.  Bar Meals. Outside Area. 
Pets welcome in some areas.
Brief Description; Olde Village Inn south of Wincanton 
off A357.  Only 15 minutes from Wincanton Racecourse. 
 
 
Last update sept12  ................................  CLICK HERE - for the Map, Directions and Reviews 
3g. Sherborne (Corton Denham) (4 miles north of Sherborne)
The Queens Arms
Corton Denham, Sherborne Somerset DT9 4LR
Tel:01963 220317
http://thequeensarms.com/ 
Facilities Include; 8 En-suite Rooms + SC Cottages. look for the deals. Parking. Bar Meals. Restaurant. Real Ales.
 Outside Area. Wifi. Outside Catering. Activities Arranged.
Pets welcome in some areas.
Brief Description;
 Popular Georgian Country Inn with its own pigs, cows and hens. This inn is slightly upmarket and has a great reputation for its homecooked food.
Awards & Ratings; "AA 5 Star Inn" + many more.
 
Last update aug16 ............................. This STREET-MAP shows the approximate pub location.
Sturminster Newton (town centre inn) 
Swan Inn
The Market Place, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 1AR
Tel:01258 472208
www.swaninnsturminsternewton.co.uk 
Facilities Include;  All Rooms en-suite reasonable prices. 
Parking.  Bar Meals. Dining Area. 
Real Ales. Outside Area. Wifi.
Brief Description;   18th century Traditional Village Inn recently refurbished.  Located on the B3092 off the A357. 
 
 
Last update oct12..............................  CLICK HERE - for the Map, Directions and Reviews
4b. Sturminster Newton (Stourton Caundle) (5.2 miles west of Sturminster Newton)
The Trooper
Stourton Caundle, Dorset DT10 2JW
Tel:01963 362405
www.thetrooperinn.co.uk 

Facilities Include;  1 Acre campsite reasonable prices. 
Parking.  Bar Meals. Real Ales. Outside Area.
Pets welcome in some areas. 
Brief Description;  Rustic Streamside Village Inn 
 through the lanes 
 
 
Last update jul12..............................  CLICK HERE - for the Map, Directions and Reviews
 
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1a. Kings Arms
1b. Ship Inn 
1c. White Lion
1d. Stapleton Arms 
 
2a.  Grove Arms 
2b.  Coppleridge
2c.  Benett Arms 
2d.  King John Inn 
 
3a.  Half Moon 
3b.  Britannia Inn 
3c.  Crown Inn 
3d.  Rose-Crown
3e.  Hunters Moon 
3f.  Half Moon Inn
3g.  Queens Arms
 
4a.  Swan Inn 
4b.  The Trooper 
PETS  
 
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Although they may say  
"Pets Welcome"  
Landlords and policies frequently change. 
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BOOKING 
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KIDS 
Just about every pub welcomes families with children, but please check and make sure  
the pub has facilities for your childrens ages  
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