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Beer Gardens in Mudeford

We all love to spend our days and evenings outdoors, soaking up the sun and what better way to do just that than indulging in some outdoor dining and drinking with friends and family in one of Mudeford's gorgeous outdoor drinking spots?

Here we breakdown some of Mudefords best pub beer gardens and Al Fresco drinking locations to help you choose.



The Ship in Distress

The Ship in Distress

Address: 66 Stanpit, Christchurch BH23 3NA

About: A much loved, family-run, traditional ‘nautical pub’, a stone's throw from Christchurch Harbour, is well worth a visit.

A fantastic food offering ranging from classic pub grub, Super Cheesy Toasties, Chef’s Specials, Kids menus, Pizza Menus, and a Sunday Roast - all available to eat in the spectacularly spacious beer garden, makes this an excellent location for a bit of al-fresco dining and drinking!

Cask ales, a wine cellar, and plenty of cocktails on offer too!

A welcoming atmosphere, family and dog friendly with loads of parking and an epic beer garden are what make The Ship in Distress a perfect location.

Telephone Number: 01202 485123

Family Friendly: Yes

Dog friendly: Yes

Sea view: Nearly

Terrace or Grass: Terrace

Dirty Gerties Gin Parlour

Dirty Gerties Gin Parlour

Address: 11 Castle Street, Christchurch BH23 1DP

About: If you are looking for something a little different, then Dirty Gerties Gin Parlour is for you! An award-winning Gin Parlour and Cocktail bar, and England's oldest speakeasy, all housed in a 12th Century Grade II listed building. This quirky venue has Private dining rooms, a Gin parlour and a stunning courtyard garden where Christchurch’s historic castle ruins are visible from …

Offering a glorious selection of cheese and charcuterie sharing boards, small plates and tapas, and Tipsy Afternoon Teas with homemade cakes and signature cocktails - there really is something for everyone.

The ‘secret’ courtyard garden is a real hidden gem, with live music, a garden bar menu with lots of tasty treats and tipples… Once visited, never forgotten.

Telephone Number: 01202 487375

Family Friendly: No

Dog friendly: Yes

Sea view: No

Terrace or Grass: Grass

The Three Tuns

The Three Tuns

Address: Ringwood Road, Bransgore, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 8JH

About: The Three Tuns pub is a gorgeous 17th-century traditional inn, with an enormous, stunning terrace and gardens. They also have a grade II listed barn for events and a marquee. 

Friendly and welcoming with plenty of daily specials, as well as an array of gorgeous dishes on their menus, all supplied by local producers. Offering award-winning cask ales and plenty of wines, cocktails, and even Milkshakes!

Stylish interiors with log fires for the winter live music and plenty of other events to keep you entertained.

The pièce de résistance is most definitely the beautiful outside area, where you can enjoy a laid-back afternoon in the sun, with friends or family or both!

Telephone Number: 01425 67 22 32

Family Friendly: Yes

Dog friendly: Yes

Sea view: No

Terrace or Grass: Both

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