Kings Arms

“Inviting village pub with modern bedrooms, a short drive from the coast” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

PORTESHAM, DORSET

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Our Inspector's view

Situated on the coast road, approximately halfway between Weymouth and Dorchester, this long-established and popular village local is a great base from which to explore the area. Local produce features on the menu that has a range of dishes for all tastes. Delicious breakfasts are served just along the road at their Farm Shop and Café; 'Duck's'. The bedrooms are located to the side of the pub – all have level access and a private entrance.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

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Breakfast Award
Kings Arms
2 Front Street, PORTESHAM, DT3 4ET

Features

Rooms
  • Rooms 3
  • Family bedrooms: 1
  • Bedrooms ground: 3
Children
  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
Facilities
  • Wifi
  • Open parking
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Dinner Served

About the area

Discover Dorset

Dorset means rugged varied coastlines and high chalk downlands. Squeezed in among the cliffs and set amid some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery is a chain of picturesque villages and seaside towns. Along the coast you’ll find the Lulworth Ranges, which run from Kimmeridge Bay in the east to Lulworth Cove in the west. Together with a stretch of East Devon, this is Britain’s Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, noted for its layers of shale and numerous fossils embedded in the rock. Among the best-known natural landmarks on this stretch of the Dorset coast is Durdle Door, a rocky arch that has been shaped and sculpted to perfection by the elements. The whole area has the unmistakable stamp of prehistory.

Away from Dorset’s magical coastline lies a landscape with a very different character and atmosphere, but one that is no less appealing. Here, winding, hedge-lined country lanes lead beneath lush, green hilltops to snug, sleepy villages hidden from view and the wider world. The people of Dorset are justifiably proud of the achievements of Thomas Hardy, its most famous son, and much of the county is immortalised in his writing. 

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