Langton Arms

Tarrant Monkton, Dorset

01258 830225

An award-winning country pub in the heart of the Dorset countryside

The Langton Arms - A Pub For All Seasons


A beautiful time in the Dorset countryside, pop in for a real fire and a warm pint of local ale, well-behaved dogs always welcome (snacks & water bowl await). Taking Christmas bookings for families, friends & work parties. Skittle alley & private function room available. Call us on 01258 830225 to find out more. Full list of Christmas Opening Hours 2018Butchery Christmas Opening Hours


May is here in all its' glorious sunshine. Planning a wedding or party? We have our own civil wedding licence both inside & out, private function room for 80, room for a marquee, beautiful gardens, excellent local Dorset food, six cosy guest rooms, a honeymoon home & 25 years experience in delivering fabulous events. Get in touch to arrange a visit. 


Summer is here in full force and apparently, plans to stay! We have a large, beautiful beer garden and safe children's play area, always available for everyone to enjoy. Weekends and holidays are really busy times for us & we serve food all day on Saturdays & on Sunday lunchtimes. Make a reservation so you don't miss out 01258 830225. 


Our local menu features lots of seasonal game at this time of year, including pheasant, partridge, venison & duck supplied by nearby shoots as well as our own Rawstar Butchery award-winning meat. Proud to also be a Finalist for Best Butcher at The Taste of Dorset Awards 2018. Adding to our trophy cabinet as Winner of SME's Best Country Pub in Dorset 2018. Come & see us soon.

bbc1 logoTaddlestone Cottage on BBC1's Escape to the Country

Our stunning Taddlestone Cottage recently appeared on the popular BBC1 show Escape to the Country where property hunters Drew and Richard where looking to move to the county.

Take a virtual tour of the wonderful grade II listed 17th century cottage including a look at the pub and surrounding Dorset countryside.

You can watch this episode in full and others in the series by visiting the BBC iPlayer web site.

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10:00 – 23:00

10:00 – 23:00

10:00 – 23:00

10:00 – 23:00

10:00 – 23:00

10:00 – 23:00

11:00 - 18.00


Christmas opening times 2018

Christmas Eve

Food served: 12pm-5pm
Drinks only: 5pm onwards

Christmas Day

Drinks only: 12pm-2pm

Boxing Day


Thursday 27th December

Food served: 12pm-9pm

Friday 28th December

Food served: 12pm-9pm

Saturday 29th December

Food served: 12pm-9pm

Sunday 30th December

Food served: 12pm-5pm
Closed from 6pm

New Years Eve - 31st December

Food served: 12-5pm
Drinks only: 5pm-8pm
Closed from 8pm

New Years Day - 1st January

Food served: 12pm-5pm
Drinks only: 5pm onwards


The Langton Arms,
Tarrant Monkton,
Nr Blandford,
Dorset, DT11 8RX

Phone: +44 (0)1258 830225
Fax: +44 (0)1258 830053

The Langton Arms, an award-winning thatched country pub is situated in Tarrant Monkton near Blandford Forum, Dorset and has something to offer everyone.

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Countryside Alliance Awards Finalist 2016 The National Pub & Bar Awards 2016 Recommended on Trip Advisor Taste of Dorset Awards 2018 - Finalist

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