Sheaf of Arrows - Public House

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Sheaf of Arrows - Cranbourne, Dorset
A warm welcome awaits you at the Sheaf of Arrows - a family run pub in the picturesque village of Cranborne, Dorset. Aside from a fine selection of ales and wines, we also offer good hearty food and a warm atmosphere in which to enjoy them. Our outside seating area provides an excellent spot to enjoy the sun and a refreshing drink in the summertime.

We offer bed and breakfast accommodation all year round and have played host to guests from as far away as Australia. Cranborne is the perfect stop on a tour of the beautiful counties of Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.

A function room is available for hire, which can cater for parties, wedding receptions, meetings and also boasts a traditional English skittle alley.

Children are welcome. Well-behaved dogs are allowed.

The village dates from Saxon times and has a beautiful Norman parish church. The village was much-visited by royalty in the past, from King John in the 13th century to Henry VIII who founded the hunting lodge in the village. This building was used as a base to create the manor house in 1611, a mixture of medieval walls and Renaissance architecture. In medieval times the village was a popular market town.

In the 1980s there was a reproduction Iron-Age Round House built which is now part of the Cranborne Ancient Technology Centre.