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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown - Spring Awakening Break

Barnard Castle

A chorus of acclaim this year for Cheryl and Thomas Robinson’s 18th-century coaching inn turned village pub par excellence. The quality of local ingredients shines in David Hunter’s seriously great grub. Rooms are splendidly non-chintzy.
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The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Chipping Norton

A log fire still burns at this Cotswold village real-ale pub, which was rebuilt, refurbished and reinvented as a gastronomic destination by Tony and Amanda Timmer. Chef Kuba Winkowski uses local produce in seasonal dishes that read like a foodie’s shopping list: scallop, pig belly, carrot, miso; sea bass, passion fruit, aji chilli, pisco. Eat inside or alfresco. Sleep in an excellent room with countryside views.
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The Dog at Wingham

The Dog at Wingham - Luxury Winter Break Special Offer

Canterbury

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Under enthusiastic owner Marc Bridgen this ancient pub is today ‘less a local than a comfortable lounge bar’ and canine-friendly restaurant-with-rooms.
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Cuckoo Brow Inn

Cuckoo Brow Inn - Winter Two Nights B&B Midweek Special Offer

Ambleside

Atop a hill in a pretty village between Lake Windermere and Hawkshead, an unpretentious 18th-century inn offers fuss-free country hospitality.
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The White Horse

The White Horse - 3rd Night Free Special Offer

Brancaster Staithe

‘A lovely hotel with efficient, friendly staff,’ declares a trusted Guide reader this year after a third visit to the Nye family’s inn, which gazes across tidal salt marshes to Scolt Head Island and the open sea.
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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown - Third Night Free Special Offer

Snettisham

Top marks to Jeannette and Anthony Goodrich for the enthusiasm they bring to their pretty 14th-century pub, which serves pub classics and more ambitious fare. Traditional charm is matched by friendly staff, a happy vibe and decor with touches of humour.
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The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn - Sunday Sleepover Special Offer

Colchester

The Sun has been on the rise since Piers Baker took on what was then a grotty local boozer in 2003. A 15th-century coaching inn, it perfectly fulfils the roles of friendly local, smart hotel and modern restaurant with Italian-inspired cooking.
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Beech House & Olive Branch

Beech House & Olive Branch - Midweek Break Special Offer

Clipsham

Readers write of the fun at this village pub/restaurant, but the food is seriously good. Options include tapas and creative, modern British fare, with fresh produce from the kitchen garden. The pub’s bedrooms in Beech House are rather glamorous.
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Bank House

Bank House - £99 per Room Sunday Night D,B&B Special Offer

King's Lynn

We hear glowing accounts of this Georgian bank-turned-boutique hotel.
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The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn - Two Nights for the Price of One Special Offer

West Hoathly

A log fire warms the bar of this popular 16th-century pub, its oak beams hung with pewter mugs. There is pub grub of the highest order, freshly decorated bedrooms, each with a Nespresso coffee machine, a good breakfast. The terrace and herb garden are the cat’s whiskers.
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The Carpenters Arms

The Carpenters Arms - Autumn Break Package Special Offer

Felixkirk

You can order a York Brewery ale or a Pornstar Martini in the bar of this village inn, itself a winning cocktail of the traditional and the modish.
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The Swan

The Swan - Stay and Save (up to 25%) Special Offer

Bibury

‘What a setting!’ On the banks of the River Coln, a busy former 17th-century coaching inn (Cotswold Inns and Hotels), in a quaint village William Morris described as the most beautiful in England.
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The Lifeboat Inn

The Lifeboat Inn - Half Price Winter Break Special Offer

Thornham

With ‘open views’ across salt marsh and sea, this atmospheric 16th-century inn has rescued travellers from storms and hunger for over 500 years.
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The Compasses Inn

The Compasses Inn

Tisbury

A local hot spot ‘in the middle of nowhere’, this thatch-roofed 14th-century inn is worth the trip down a winding country lane in the Nadder valley.
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Lion and Pheasant

Lion and Pheasant

Shrewsbury

Original character and voguish style combine at this centrally located 16th-century coaching inn ‘with easy access to all parts of the city’.
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The Bull and Swan at Burghley

The Bull and Swan at Burghley

Stamford

In the late 17th century, the Honourable Order of Little Bedlam (an aristocratic drinking club) rampaged through this coaching inn – today an altogether more upstanding crowd come for the modern pub grub, cinema nights and the garden’s ‘pizza potting shed’ (open on warm-weather weekends). Characterful bedrooms mix vintage furnishings and modern conveniences. Some have exposed stones or feature wallpaper, perhaps an original fireplace, mullioned window.
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The City Gate

The City Gate

Exeter

Abutting the Roman city walls, this style-savvy red brick old coaching inn (Young’s Brewery) has a lively atmosphere. Inside, a host of interesting curios including a vintage sewing machine, a ship’s masthead, and splashes of colour lend a quirky yet unpretentious vibe. Microbrewed drinks and traditional pub classics are served all day in the buzzy restaurant. In balmy weather, diners spill on to the large beer garden. ‘Boutiquey’ bedrooms are themed (water, wool, cotton).
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The White Star Tavern

The White Star Tavern

Southampton

More than a century old, this former seafarers’ hotel is in a quaint street in the city’s historic maritime district. It takes its name from the famous shipping line. A Fuller’s pub, the bar stocks draught ales and a large selection of gins and wines. In the panelled dining room, menus of classic fare are served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cosy, contemporary bedrooms are located on ‘decks’. Upper Deck rooms are the most spacious; bathrooms have a roll-top bath.
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The Farmers Arms

The Farmers Arms

TAUNTON

Off the beaten track, four miles south of Taunton, a relaxed and dog-friendly rustic inn with wooden floors, exposed stone walls, leather sofas and a log burner, Perfect pre- and post a bracing walk, the welcoming bar serves an extensive range of Somerset ales, and there is hearty fare in the oak-beamed restaurant. Bedrooms have views of rolling countryside.
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The Kings Arms Inn

The Kings Arms Inn

Yeovil

Nestling by a church, a traditional, family-run country inn with a bar, comfy sofas and good food in two restaurant areas. The 17th-century building is close to Montacute House; Yeovil is a thirteen minute drive.
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The Roebuck Inn

The Roebuck Inn

Lewes

An historic coaching inn opposite Laughton village green, seven miles from Lewes. Rooms are in a sympathetically converted stable block. Classic pub grub and an extensive range of beers, wines and gin is served in the interesting bar and dining room, or in the large pub garden, also home to two pet micro-pigs and some clucking hens.
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The Hatch Inn

The Hatch Inn

Taunton

Overlooking the Blackdown Hills, a welcoming, dog-friendly country pub in an 18th century coaching Inn. It is surrounded by rolling fields and the Neroche Staple Fitzpaine Herepath  (a 13.5 mile off-road trail) is close by.  Bedrooms are neat and comfortable, and supplied with tea, coffee, bottled water; Chard is large enough to accommodate a family of four. In the bar, local ciders and wines accompany home-made food, such as calves liver with crispy bacon, creamy mash and gravy or Dover sole Benoit with Fowey mussels and a white wine crème fraîche sauce, and a choice of vegetarian and vegan dishes, all based on locally sourced ingredients.
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Bull Hotel

Bull Hotel

Peterborough

From its origins as a 17th-century coaching inn, this hotel in Westgate (part of Peel Hotels) has expanded into a large comfortable venue for both travellers and locals. Traditional and contemporary dishes are served in the modern Brasserie; lighter meals and snacks are available throughout the day in Pastroudis Bar and Cafe. Directly opposite the entrance to Queensgate Shopping Centre.
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The George Inn

The George Inn

Windsor

Just across the bridge in Eton, this refurbished Georgian inn is on a corner of the high street. Simply furnished bedrooms have wood furniture, comfortable beds and crisp bedlinen; some rooms have a view of Windsor Castle or the river. The pub dishes and daily blackboard specials are cooked using local, seasonal produce, much of it sourced from the royal farm estate. At the rear, the inn’s owners (Windsor and Eton Brewery) have created a smart decked garden for eating and drinking outside in warmer months.
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The Crafty Dog

The Crafty Dog

Chesterfield

Relaxed and welcoming, this revamped pub on the edge of town offers a vast selection of craft beers and real ales. To accompany them, there is an extensive range of home-made pizzas and burgers with some unusual twists. Upstairs, bedrooms are neat and modern,
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The Sally

The Sally

Carlisle

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The White Hart

The White Hart

Swindon

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The Inn with the Well

The Inn with the Well

Marlborough

Close to the Ridgeway path (Europe’s oldest pathway), a small, friendly pub serving cask ales from local and micro breweries, and tasty food. The original well can be viewed through a glass panel in the restaurant floor. Comfortable accommodation is in an annexe; pets are welcome in ground floor rooms. 3 miles N of Marlborough.
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The Green Dragon

The Green Dragon

Marlborough

Bedecked with hanging baskets, a friendly local on the high street. It is owned by Wadworth, an independent brewer based in Wiltshire. Comfortably furnished bedrooms (quieter at the back) have restful tones and some original features. Real ales at the bar; pub dishes (sausage and mash, pie of the day) are sered in the characterful wood-panelled dining areas.
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Goldings Public House & Rooms

Goldings Public House & Rooms

Kings Lynn

With parts dating back to the 18th century, an old pub near the high street has received a stylish revamp. The bar (moody colours, leather Chesterfield seating, wide wooden floorboards) has pub fare, craft beers and ales, wines and local spirits. Contemporary bedrooms (two are dog-friendly) include four self-catering suites. Breakfast is served until 11.30 am. Grab some food for lunch, a picnic or provisions for a light supper from Golding’s Deli. In the same ownership, Market Bistro next door has seasonal and tasting menus.
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The Plantation

The Plantation

Poole

Updated in colonial style, a dog-friendly red-brick pub in a leafy residential area close to the village of Canford Cliffs and a beach. It has ornithological and botanical wallpaper and fabrics, dark wood shutters and screens; natural tones and materials in spacious bedrooms. Pub classics and sharing platters are served in the large conservatory (a riot of patterned floor tiles and exotic palms in up-cycled storage crates) or in one of the tropical Tiki huts in the garden.
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The Crown Inn

The Crown Inn

Pooley Bridge

Beside the River Eamont, a 17th-century coaching inn (Thwaites) has been revamped to make the most of its idyllic surroundings. It has a large modern rooftop sun terrace with splendid views, and garden seating by the water’s edge. On cold days, the cosy interior, furnished with plaids and reclaimed timber, is warmed by blazing fires. Food is served throughout the day. Some of the rustic and plainly styled bedrooms (a few are in a separate building) have views of Lake Ullswater.
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The Winning Post

The Winning Post

Ascot

Ten minutes from Ascot Racecourse, this 18th-century red-brick pub is a cert for equine devotees and rural inn-seekers alike. There are nooks and crannies, tweedy fabrics. original stone floors and a welcoming open fire in cooler months. Some of the comfortable bedrooms have views over the peaceful garden which has plenty of seating and a cosy Cabana for the ultimate outdoor dining experience. Traditional pub fare is supplemented with dishes such as Wild Boar sausages, mash, lentils and savoy cabbage or braised rabbit, mustard root vegetables and tarragon.
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Peacock Inn

Peacock Inn

Bakewell

A 200-year-old coaching inn in the centre, with beamed ceilings, exposed stonework and cosy nooks and crannies where, to the accompaniment of an original Wurlitzer juke box. ale aficionados can savour local brews. Homemade classic pub grub and Sunday roasts are served in a stone-flagged conservatory, or on warm days, outside in the courtyard. Bedrooms are in the converted stables; one has a four-poster bed and a free-standing bath; another would suit a family.
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Last updated: September 26, 2019