Close to areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Special Scientific Interest, our diverse region is host to a wide variety of wildlife.

  • Otters


    Otters have been spotted along the beautiful Stour Valley Way.
  • Red Squirrels

    Red Squirrels

    Be enchanted by the red squirrels on a day out to Brown Sea Island.
  • Wild Goats

    Wild Goats

    There are even wild goats to be easily spotted at Cheddar Gorge.
  • Nightingales


    You might not see these shy visitors, but in the Spring you can hear nightingales at nearby Alners Gorse Reserve, and you can find rare butterflies and moths all summer long.
  • Dolphins


    You might be lucky enough to spot dolphins off the coastline at Portland Bill.
  • Mute Swan Colony

    Mute Swan Colony

    You are sure to see flocks of swans at Abbotsbury Swannery near Chesil Beach. In the Springtime, you will see the baby cygnets too.
  • Roe Deer

    Roe Deer

    Watch out for our native roe deer as you are driving around the lanes. A joy to see, they can also be a driving hazard.
  • Hedgehogs


    On a summer's evening, you might hear the strange huffing of hedgehogs. They are not very shy and are easy to spot, once you know they are there.
  • 1

Weekly Takeaway Collection Times

Wednesday Village Hot Pots
6pm to 7pm
Friday Fish 'n' Chips:
6pm to 8pm
Sunday Roasts:
1pm to 2pm
Orders must be placed at least 24 hours in advance.

Opening Hours

Pub closed until futher notice, due to lockdown.

Contact Us

The Trooper Inn ⚬ Stourton Caundle ⚬ Dorset ⚬ DT10 2JW
Phone: 01963 362405
Contact Us

Camra-Award Camping and Caravan Club

Camping at The Trooper

Our campsite is due to re-open next summer.