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2021 Pub Garden of The Year The Pymore Inn, in Pymore Nr Bridport has been chosen as West Dorset's Pub Garden Of The Year.…The judges felt that this garden provided a wide range of features which could be used for many situations. Click the picture to the full press release with more pictures.  Dated 03/10/21.
Live Branch Meetings resume! We had a successful meeting this week at Tom Browns in Dorchester. We hope to resume live meetings in future months. We plan to do this by using the pubs we'd chosen to meet in during 2020. Our Diary Events Page contains the list. Be aware these may have to change at short notice.   Dated 20/08/21.
Weymouth Octoberfest Postponed to 2022 We've decided to postpone our festival to next year.…After lockdown we only had a short time to make our decision. We took as many factors into account as we could. In the end we decided that we were not sure we could go ahead in the way we wanted to with enough confidence at that time. We plan to run on 7th and 8th October in 2022. Click the picture to the full press release.  Dated 15/08/21.
2021 Pub of The Year The Rose & Crown in Longburton Nr Sherborne has been nominates as West Dorset's Pub Of The Year.…The pub has been selected from all the pubs in our area because judges felt that as well as strongly reflecting CAMRA values it had given strong support to its local community during the pandemic. Click the picture to the full press release with more pictures.  Dated 21/06/21.








NEW BREWERY: REMEDY OAK BREWERY - WOODLANDS, Near Wimborne.
Located in the old barn in the grounds of Remedy Oak golf club, the Remedy Oak Brewing Company aims to create a selection of both traditional real ales and craft beers using the freshest ingredients and hops from around the world. Their first beer "1552" is an Amber Ale and was first commercially brewed in October 2020. Click the logo to visit their web site. They hope to open a taproom on site in July 2021.  Dated 11/06/21.
Lockdown Reopening List V8.0.
`Information has continues to come in. With outdoor services due to open on Monday for pubs and other outlets, here is the latest summary! Download/read the document here. Our local businesses will need all our trade as they re-open.   Dated 10/04/21.
Lockdown Reopening List V7.0.
Still more information has come in over the last few days. So much for hoping we'd had all the info last issue!! You can download/read the document here. Please support our local businesses as they re-open.   Dated 04/04/21.
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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