Welcome to The Countryman Inn Website

East Knighton

A little about us

Situated in East Knighton on the A352 road between Dorchester and Wareham, The Countryman Inn is only five minutes by car from the Jurassic Coast and just two miles from the mainline railway station. Our accommodation is keenly sought after as a convenient base from which to explore Dorset's beautiful countryside, coast and historical towns and villages. We pride ourselves on our famous Sunday Carvery so don't miss out call and book now for your seat.

We serve food all day everyday & pride ourselves on using suppliers from Dorset. We are open 364 days a year and our doors are open to everyone, we welcome dogs into our bar & seating areas.

With very ample onsite parking, large outdoor children's play area and the local village on our doorstep, dining with us whether you're a large group or just the family is as carefree as can be. Would you like to book a table?

The chequers bar

"Where Stylish Comfort meets Traditional Pub Charm"


We are proud to be a family run pub and aim to welcome all who come through our door day and night. Dog friendly and in the middle of the great Dorset countryside, we are ideal for walkers of all kinds for a refreshing stop or a bite to eat.