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The New Inn


Corfe Castle
BH20 5NQ

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The New Inn


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • Bespoketraveller
    Trip Type:
    Quaint Village Pub
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 11th April 2019
    Whenever we take a drive around the Dorset back roads we often chose The New Inn at Church Knowle for Lunch. I love the food and drink and you sit in an old Purbeck built building that has bags of... Read full review
  • haydonc160
    Colchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Sunday evening dinner
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th April 2019
    During a family visit to Wareham I searched for the best rated roasts in the area. The New Inn was high on the ratings. The pub/restaurant had an old, farm style decor and was cosy. The waitress was... Read full review
  • JulieBull
    Coventry, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely Easter meal
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 23rd April 2019
    Visited on Easter Sunday. Top quality food with plenty of choices of fresh fish and other daily specials and reasonable prices. Great service and superb real ale. Highly recommend this place. Read full review


  • Regional and MiscellaneousFood Hygiene Rating - 5 Food Hygiene Rating - 5 2018

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Church Knowle is located approximately 1.5 miles West of Corfe Castle and is reached via the A351 from Wareham. Turn right just before Corfe Castle and follow the road to the village. Church Knowle can also be reached from the Lulworth Cove direction. From Swanage drive past Corfe Castle take the next left signposted Kimmeridge.

Public Transport Directions

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  • Guide dogs permitted - in the garden on a lead


  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Licensed
  • Locally sourced produce
  • Serve evening meal - 6.30pm until 9.30pm
  • Serve lunch - Noon until 2.15pm
  • Take away service

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Children's menu

Establishment Features

  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Conference facilities
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Groups accepted - Max number catered for is 90
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Number of people seated - 100 +
  • Pets accepted - Dogs are permitted in the garden on a lead.
  • Private rooms - Max 90 people

Key Features

  • In countryside

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
2019 Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 15:00*
18:00 - 23:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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