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Why book with us

At a glance

Whether you have a birthday to celebrate, or planning a perfect country wedding, The Bear of Burton is the perfect setting. This charming inn, nestled in the heart of Dorset, offers you and your guests a quintessential British countryside welcome with events packages to suit your occasion.

To find out more about booking with The Bear of Burton, take a look below or contact our team on

  • Large garden
  • 10 beautiful bedrooms
  • Licensed for wedding ceremonies
  • Private event space
  • Meeting facilities available
  • Full venue hire available
  • Packages available on request
  • Smaller spaces
  • Near the beach
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Event Types


When you are planning the biggest day of your life, why settle for anything less than perfect? The Bear of Burton has all the elements to deliver the charming wedding day of your dreams.


Whatever your occasion, make it special at The Bear of Burton. From intimate anniversary celebrations to big birthday get-togethers, our team will help you mark your special occasions in style.

  • Birthday parties
  • Engagement parties
  • Christmas
  • Anniversary parties

Private Dining

Elevate your dining experience by booking one of our private rooms. The Drawing Room at The Bear of Burton can be hired exclusively.

Business Meetings

When you have important business matters to discuss, try getting away from the office and working from the pub. We’ve got everything you need to stay productive away from the office.

Corporate Events

Whether it’s away days, awards dinner, team building events or the work Christmas party, The Bear of Burton is the perfect countryside location for all types of corporate events. 

  • Away Days
  • Gala Dinner
  • Team Building
  • Drinks receptions