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The Bankes Arms

Type:Pub/Inn

Manor Road
STUDLAND
Dorset
BH19 3AU

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The Bankes Arms Hotel

TripAdvisor

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Service
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3 of 5 stars
    • Food
      3 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      151
    • Very Good
      232
    • Average
      161
    • Poor
      83
    • Terrible
      97

    Recent Reviews:

    • N J H
      Staffordshire, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      A Welcoming Inn
      4 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 12th February 2019
      Stopped off for lunch with locals, good selection of specials and good menu choices A busy place. Dogs welcome too. Food good. Read full review
    • TJD5
      Bournemouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Overnight stay for the Pig on the beach restaurant
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 16th February 2019
      Stayed here for an evening we booked at the Pig on the beach . The location was perfect as it was a couple of minutes walk away !. The guy that checked us in was really welcoming and friendly and... Read full review
    • 397iang
      Cheltenham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Proper pub
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 18th February 2019
      What a British pub should be. Busy good service and cheery staff. Can imagine a bit manic in Summer but handled half term in their stride. Really liked the local Purbeck IPA. Didn’t eat but seemed... Read full review

    Awards

    • Regional and MiscellaneousFood Hygiene Rating - 4 Food Hygiene Rating - 4 2017

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    From Swanage: drive along Shore Road (The seafront) and then onto Ulwell Road. Turn right onto Swanage Road (B3351) and drive into Studland Village. Turn right into School Lane (by the post office) then into Watery Lane and left into Manor Road. There is a pay and display car park next to the pub.

    From Wareham: drive south on the A351 until you reach the ruins of Corfe Castle. Turn left under the bridge onto New Road (B3351) and follow this into Studland Village, then directions as above.

    To get there by sea: Moorings are availiable opposite the Bankes. Please call for details.

    Public Transport Directions

    FROM THE WEST: the nearest mainline railway station is Wareham (on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line). Catch the number 40 bus from Wareham Station to Swanage Bus/Train Station. Then switch to the number 50 bus to Studland village. From the Village walk along School Lane, then onto Watery Lane, then left onto Manor Road.

    FROM THE EAST: Catch the train to Bournemouth then switch to bus number 50 to Studland village. From the Village wakl along School Lane, then onto Watery Lane, then left onto Manor Road.

    JOURNEY PLANNING: Contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: www.travelinesw.com to look up bus timetables. From 1st January 2018, calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Bar
    • Cater for vegetarians
    • Licensed - serves beer from their own micro brewery
    • Locally sourced produce
    • Serve evening meal
    • Serve lunch

    Children & Infants

    • Accept children all ages
    • Baby changing facilities
    • Children's menu
    • Highchair

    Establishment Features

    • Al Fresco Dining
    • Groups accepted
    • Licenced for alcohol
    • Open All Year
    • Pets accepted
    • Real log/coal fires

    Key Features

    • In countryside

    Parking & Transport

    • Off site parking - National Trust car park next door. Free to National Trust members.

    Payment Methods

    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Travel & Trade

    • Wi-fi available

    Opening Times

    Open New Year
    2019 Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday11:00 - 23:00*

    * Open everyday except Christmas Day. See website for food serving times.

    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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