Winyards Gap Beaminster

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Welcome to the Winyard's Gap Inn

We are a traditional family-owned English pub set in stunning Dorset countryside with views that go on for miles. We are based on the edge of Chedington Village close to Crewkerne and Beaminster.

We have two traditional bars you can enjoy real ales, guest ciders, fine wines and a large range of spirits. Also, a great restaurant where we use local and seasonal produce where possible, much of which comes from within a five-mile radius of our front door. You can enjoy a selection as varied as our legendary organic burger right through to locally caught fresh fish and game.

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours:

Christmas Eve           Open from 11.30am - 11.00pm           Food served 12 - 2pm & 6 - 9pm

Christmas Day          CLOSED

Boxing Day                CLOSED

New Years Eve          Open from 11.30am - 11.00pm          Food served 12 - 2pm & 6 - 9pm

All other days as per normal opening hours.              

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Christmas 2018 Our Christmas menus are now available.

September 2018 We now have a Burger & Pint night every Wednesday from 6pm. Choose any of our burgers and any draught product for £10 per person.

June 2017 We have some staff vacancies so get in touch if you'd like to know more

March 2017 Starting Monday April 3rd its our SUMMER OPENING HOURS open 7 days a week Lunch & Dinner

March 2017 Book now for Mother's Day Carvery Sunday March 26th 12 mid-day till 3.30 pm

March 2017 We're recruiting follow the link to our Facebook page for more details

May 2016: Every Sunday in August we will be having a Special August Sunday starting at 4 pm. Live bands plus a BBQ. See our News, Events, Photos page for regular updates

March 2016: Thanks to everyone who came along to our Mother's Day Carvery. A great time was had by all with a lovely atmosphere.

January 2016: We need you to enter a team for the World's Biggest Pub Quiz! Click here for more details.

November 2015: Our new Winter Opening Hours come into force.

September 2015: Our next Lunch Club will take place on Friday 25th September and the guest speaker will be Oliver Strong, of Dorset Nectar Cider. More details...

July 2015: Our new bed and breakfast rooms are now ready. Have a look at our bed and breakfast page for details.

May 2015: The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP Our next Lunch Club speaker is our recently elected MP, The Rt Hon Oliver Letwin. The date for the lunch is Friday, 29th May. We start at 12:30 with a two-course lunch and then the speaker at around 1:45. All for just £12.95 a head including coffee. Call to book for a great lunch and a chance to hear the views of our MP.

April 2015: Our next Lunch Club speaker is not just one person but a team from the organising committee of the Buckham Fair who will be telling us all about this years event. The date for the lunch is Friday, 24th April. We start at 12.30 with a two course lunch and then the speakers at around 1.45. All for just £12.95 a head including coffee. Call to book a place. See our News page for more information.

February Lunch Event : The next event is at 12:30pm on Friday 27th February 2015 and the speaker is Richard Kay from Celebrity Antiques Roadshow. To book a place at the lunch just call or email the Winyards Gap. See our Events page for more information.

September 2014: Our Christmas menu is now ready. Go to our Menus page to see it. Remember to book early for Christmas.

Sunday 7th Sept (subject to the weather): Wessex Military Band. 12 noon. Followed by a Service of Remembrance with the 43rd Wessex Division

01935 891 244


Normal Opening Hours

Tuesday - Friday 11:30 – 3pm & 6 -11pm
Saturday 11.30 – 11pm
Sunday 11.30 - 10.00pm
Food is served Tuesday - Sunday from
12 – 2pm & 6 – 9pm (Carvery only during Sunday lunchtimes)