*** Corona Virus Update ***
We are open! Socially distanced inside and widely spaced in the beer garden & on the terrace - it has been great to get people back in the pub!
Open weekdays 12 - 3 & 6 - 10
12 - 10 at the weekend
Amazing roasts 12 - 7 every Sunday!
Give us a shout to book a table!
Craig & Emma
email@example.com or 01258 860310 or
Every Thursday - All pizza takeaways buy one, get one half price
Nestled in the village of Child Okeford, tucked away from the road, you will find the traditional Saxon Inn. Steeped in history, located in the Blackmore Vale in North Dorset. The Saxon Inn is easily accessible from Shaftesbury, the Jurassic Coast, Poole and Dorchester.
Here at the Saxon Inn we offer a wide range of freshly cooked dishes. From pub classics and light bites to more adventurous dishes on our ever changing specials board.
We are passionate about using local, seasonal produce and have close relationships with our suppliers ensuring the highest quality.
In the summer months you can enjoy al fresco dining in our large secluded pub garden. In the colder months why not relax by the open fire in our cosy bar.
The Pub is only a short walk away from a network of picturesque walks including Hambledon Hill and the North Dorset Trailway.
The Saxon Inn is a perfect place to stay for a weekend away in North Dorset, with 3 en-suite B&B rooms available.
Eat, Drink, Stay
A traditional country pub, restaurant, and B&B. Real ales, local cider, fresh, home cooked food, and a warm welcome all await you here!
Follow our Saxon Cellar on Instagram for the latest guest ales and ciders on tap, we always strive to find local and unusual ales as well as taking requests and suggestions! Our dog friendly bar has an open fire and has recently been refurbished.
Our 2 indoor eating areas are great for a family gathering, or a meal for 2. We are also able to hold large functions and offer a private area. Our food is locally sourced where possible and our impressive specials board changes most days as fresh produce is key to our home cooked range. Our large & quiet beer garden is great for a meal or a drink in the sun!
We have 3 B&B rooms available to book over the phone or online. A home cooked breakfast is included, all rooms are en-suite and there is free hi speed wifi.