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Pubs & Inns

  • The loveliest pubs with rooms

    Fancy a weekend away in the countryside? The Muddy editors across 19 counties know all the best spots for a relaxed overnighter.

  • Rick Stein’s Favourite Places

    Brothels, bishops, cold baths at Winchester College and, oh yeah, the odd pub or three. Sorry Cornwall, but you're going to have to share the legend that is Mr Rick Stein.

  • Heston’s posh pub

    Elegantly eccentric; Bray's Michelin-starred Hind's Head reintroduces some historic, British dishes with a hit if Heston theatre.

  • Horse and Groom

    A classic, Cotswolds country boozer in Bourton-on-the-Hill. 

  • Iconic, white image of ram against wooden background.

    The Woolpack

    A Hampshire institution, The Woolie nods to its rural huntin', shootin' roots with a cheeky measure of English eccentricity and a modern menu with impressive cultural breadth.

  • The Crown Inn, Upton

    Hidden away in a corner nook of The Crown Inn, I am nibbling crunchy scotch eggs with a glass of Pietas Red to hand. Life is sweet. The space wins an easy ‘dix points’ for atmosphere and decor; it is not loud, it is not kitsch — never segueing into rustic theme-park territory — but understated, modern […]

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