White Lion

The White Lion is a delightful 17th century village inn in the heart of the Dorset countryside, where King Charles II took refuge in 1651 before fleeing to France. Offering good food, beautifully kept Palmers ale, with a warm and friendly Dorset welcome and open log fires to warm the soul in the winter.


Disabled facilities

Disabled facilities

Dog friendly

Dog friendly

Takeaway Available

Takeaway Available

Location Pin

White LionBack Lane, Broadwindsor, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3QD

A story of family, heritage, quality… and beer.

Palmers ales are brewed in one of Britain’s oldest and prettiest breweries and have been since 1794. The only thatched brewery in the UK, Palmers sits adjacent to the river Brit just a mile from Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. All our fine ales are brewed using water from our own naturally rising spring.

Our Head Brewer uses only the finest Maris Otter malt and carefully selected whole leaf hops to produce ales in a way they have been made for generations. Palmers historic brewhouse has a traditional Mash Tun, an open top Copper, along with top fermentation, this is the way ale should be brewed.

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Our Brews

Copper Ale IPA Dorset Gold Palmers 200 Tally Ho! The Dorset Pale


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