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The Brace of Pheasants

Village inn popular with walkers

At a glance

Bar menu
Garden
Dog friendly

Tucked away in a fold of the hills in the heart of Hardy's beloved county, this pretty 16th-century thatched village inn is an ideal place to start or end a walk. With its welcoming open fire, oak beams and fresh flowers, it is the perfect setting to enjoy a selection of real ales and ciders and 18 wines by the glass. Food options might include warm crab, caramelised leek and saffron tartlet with mixed leaves or garlic and herb marinated venison steak with a port and redcurrant sauce. The inn offers eight en suite bedrooms, four above the pub and four in the old skittle alley.

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Opening hours

  • Closed: 25 December
  • Open all week
  • Opening times: 12-3 7-11
  • Lunch: all week 12-2.30
  • Dinner: all week 7-9

Food and drink

  • Real ales available: Flack Manor Flack's Double Drop, Ringwood Best Bitter, Dorset Piddle, Yeovil Ales Star Gazer
  • Real ciders: Purbeck Dorset Draft, Lulworth Skipper, Purbeck Joe's

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required
  • Wedding receptions

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • High chairs

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in restaurant
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

A35 onto B3143, 5 miles to Piddletrenthide, then right to Mappowder and Plush

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