The Langton Arms

A rich & rewarding history in the local Dorset community

The Langton Arms is a beautiful, multi award-winning 17th century thatched country pub with its own restaurant, function room & private gardens. Nestled in the heart of chocolate box Dorset countryside, it is situated in the pretty village of Tarrant Monkton with six en-suite bedrooms if you fancy staying over. The pub can be found at the heart of the village, far from the hustle and bustle of modern life. It sits opposite the beautiful All Saints Parish Church which dates back to the 15th century.

The pub has been owned and run by Barbara for more than 25 years. The Cossins family have been farming in the Tarrant Valley for five generations and have their own Rawstar Herd and raise traditional cattle breeds of Aberdeen Angus and Herefords. This wonderful local meat supplies the pub menu and is also available from the family-run butchery & shop in Tarrant Rawston, offering traditional cuts of meat, poultry, seasonal game and sausages.

Voted Best Country Pub in Dorset 2018 by SME Business AwardsBest Food & Drink Business 2017 at the Taste of Dorset Awards & Best Pub in Dorset by The National Pub & Bar Awards 2016. The Langton Arms was also winner of the prestigious Best Overall Food Business Taste of Dorset Award 2015. The owner and landlady Barbara Cossins was awarded Businesswoman of the Year for Dorset 2016. Here she talks about the pub and what makes it such a special place.