Giant Dongle Autumn Issue contains: Your local needs YOU; Summer day trip to Devon; Chocolate Teapot, and lots more...… Click the picture to read this issue.  Dated 09/09/19.
Tickets now on sale for 2019 Octoberfest Click the picture to order your tickets now. Featuring this year exclusively Ales from Cornwall!  Dated 31/07/19.
Gaggle of Geese, Buckland Newton August events Saturday 3rd sees the second Gaggle Fest, a mini music festival featuring seven bands, BBQ, Pizzas and a mobile outside bar with two ales on hand pump plus three others on keg. Midday till 11. later in the month Monday 26th Buckland Newton village fete hosted by the Gaggle of Geese. Stalls, dog show, competitions. Midday till 4pm.   Dated 30/07/19.

Giant Dongle Summer Issue contains: The Best in the South West; John Gregory refurbishment; Moving with the times, and lots more...… Click the picture to read this issue.  Dated 6/06/19.
Several of our pubs have changed hands recently: Half Moon, Melplash; John Gregory, Southill; Spice Ship, Preston; Pyemore Inn, Pyemore; and there are also several more which are up for sale, so it looks like a year of change for much of the pub-going public. Those we've noticed more recently include: Shave Cross Inn, Shave Cross; Brace of Pheasants, Plush; Pulpit, Portland; Golden Lion, Weymouth; Royal Oak, Drimpton.   Dated 1/06/19.
Welcome to the website of the West Dorset Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale. The Branch is run by a committed group of volunteers who are passionate about pubs, traditional ales, ciders & perries. As part of CAMRA we aim to maintain consumer rights and to promote quality, choice and value.

The website provides information about our activities locally. You can find out more about who we are, our branch meetings & social activities. Anyone is welcome to attend these meetings.

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