Have you tried our delicious, Home-cooked food? Served all day!

New Alpine Chalet Accommodation

Brand New Chalets available - Spacious Double Rooms, perfect for a Weekend Getaway, an ideal location to relax and take in the fresh country air! 

Interested? Get a closer look..

Experience the exciting re-opening of The Rivers Arms!

If you know Anne & Vic then you will understand their passion for providing a friendly and unique environment in their pubs, and once you visit The Rivers Arms, you'll know instantly why!

Check out the video tour!

Warm and friendly atmosphere!

Whenever you feel the need to put your feet up and have a home cooked meal or enjoy a refreshing drink at the end of a hard day

Real Ale, Cider, Friendly, Atmosphere, log burner, Deck, al fresco dining, comfy, warm, inviting

We're open from 11am to 11pm. Lunch and Dinner served all day. No need to book. Well behaved children and dogs are welcome. 

A vibrant selection of the best real ales, authentic ciders and wines


Sourced from the local farms and breweries, we encourage helping our neighbours bring you the best in Dorset beverages. 

See our exciting and ever-changing Menu


You can't miss our daily specials, just look up! Our bar blackboard has everything you need.

If you are sitting in the conservatory or the upstairs lounge you'll need to take a pic!

How to Find Us


Turn off the A35 towards Puddletown but take the third exit once at the roundabout towards Cheselbourne/Dewlish (across the A35) Follow signs towards Cheselbourne.

The Rivers Arms

Cheselbourne, Dorchester, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, DT2 7NW

01305 236 586


Open 7 days a week - 11am to 11pm  Food served all day. 

Walk in's Welcome!