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


'Tis the season for celebrating both Mothering Sunday & Easter Weekend. Book the dates in your diary. Sunday, 31 March & Friday, 19 to Monday, 22 April. We have a big kids play area, children's menu, beautiful beer gardens, excellent local Dorset food, six cosy guest rooms & more than 25 years experience of running our award-winning freehouse pub. Come see us soon!


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 and duck supplied by nearby shoots as well as our own Rawston Farm 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.


Our fabulous new butchery website is now live, please come & visit us soon at Rawston Farm, Tarrant Rawston. Winter is a beautiful time in the Dorset countryside, pop in for a real fire & a warm pint of local ale to escape the cold weather. Well-behaved dogs also always welcome (snacks & water bowl await in our Farmer's Bar).

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


Dates for your diary 2019

Mothering Sunday

Sunday, 31 March

Last table bookings from 7pm

Easter Weekend

Friday, 19 April to Monday, 22 April

May Bank Holidays

Monday, 6 May & Monday, 27 May

Father's Day

Sunday, 16 June

Dorset Steamfair

Thursday, 22 August to Monday, 26 August



We have six well appointed en-suite bedrooms available five nights a week.

Why not book a short break with us?


The Langton Arms
Tarrant Monkton 
DT11 8RX

Phone: +44 (0)1258 830225

The Langton Arms is an award-winning thatched country pub 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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