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The Charlton Inn

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About us

About us

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The Charlton Inn is a traditional English public house set in the village of Charlton Marshall, 2 miles south of the historic market town of Blandford Forum. The Charlton Inn is located on the main A350 and within easy driving distance to Poole, Bournemouth & Dorchester. The Charlton Inn offers a beautiful setting in the countryside with views over open countryside, with restaurant facilities, a public bar area that serves well-kept award winning local Badger Ales from the Hall & Woodhouse brewery in Blandford Forum and six ensuite newly refurbished letting rooms.

Throughout the summer months, you can enjoy al fresco dining in our garden area whilst enjoying the stunning views over the beautiful Dorset countryside. The winter months offer open fires and a warm cosy atmosphere for you to relax whilst escaping the cold.

We serve local Dorset ales that are produced by Hall & Woodhouse brewery based in Blandford. The award winning Badger Ales offer a good selection of seasonal Ales as well as their sought after Badger First Gold and Tanglefoot.

For wine drinkers we offer an array of quality wines that are sold by the glass or by the bottle.

We have a good selection of lagers, spirits & non-alcoholic beverages.

We offer free WI-FI throughout the Charlton Inn.

Opening times:
Monday – Wednesday 11am -3pm, 5pm – 10pm.
Thursday and Friday 11am -3pm, 5pm – 11pm.
Saturday 11am – 11pm
Sundays 11:30am – 10pm
We have extended opening times throughout the summer months.

Food & Drink

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Here at the Charlton Inn we pride ourselves on our locally sourced and freshly cooked food. We offer an extensive menu with a specials board which features fresh fish and game, this is available throughout the week. It is advisable to book a table with us due to the popularity of the quality food that is on offer.

On Sundays between 12 and 3.00pm we offer a very popular Roast Dinner, where you have the choice of three meats, served with potatoes, fresh vegetables and homemade Yorkshire puddings.

Restaurant opening times:
Monday- Saturday: 12:00-2:30pm and 6:00pm–9:00pm
Sunday: 12:00-3:00pm and 6.00pm-8:00pm

Extended opening times throughout the summer months.

Please feel free to book up in advance for your visit to ensure you have a table exactly when you wish – using our form provided here.

Please be advised that the booking is not confirmed until you receive a comfirmatory email or call from a member of staff.  Until this happens the booking will not be placed in the diary.

Should you wish to call – please try 01258 453 160 and we will be happy to speak to you.

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Bed and Breakfast

We offer 6 en suite letting rooms. These comprise of 1 single, 1 family room of up to 4, 1 twin room and 3 doubles, 1 of which has access and facilities for disabled.

The prices start form £30 per person, this is based on room only price. We serve breakfast from 9 – 10.30am, 7 days a week.

The rooms provide an ideal base to explore Dorset with very easy access to Poole, Bournemouth, Dorchester, Weymouth and Salisbury and on our doorstep Blandford Forum.

Check in is between 2pm & 10pm and check out no later than 11am on the date of your departure. The inn is closed between 3 – 5 Mon – Fri no check in is available between these times.

The rooms are fully equipped with flat screen televisions with freeview and tea & coffee making facilities
We offer free WI-FI throughout the Charlton Inn.

Events & Places


We hold monthly live music evenings, contact us for dates and details.


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Charlton Inn

The Charlton Inn
Bournemouth Road
Charlton Marshall
Blandford Forum
DT11 9NH

T: 01258 453 160
If you wish to get in touch, please Contact Nikki by using the email address below.

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