Our Pubs & Inns
Stop by one of our classic country pubs based throughout the UK, surrounded by spectacular countryside, with plenty of popular attractions and must-visit cities and market towns nearby.
The Methuen Arms
Formerly a nunnery, The Methuen Arms pub in Corsham was transformed into a coaching inn and brewery from 1608, full of history and character. With a passion for great food and drink at its core, the pub serves up a mouth-watering menu of food lovingly made with ingredients sourced from its kitchen garden as well as a tasty range of award-winning beers and ales, perfect for sipping alfresco style in the pub’s spacious beer garden during the warmer months.
The Crab & Boar
Whether you’re joining us for a short stay or a longer rural escape, The Crab & Boar offers elegant boutique bedrooms that are cosy, comfortable and full of thoughtful, luxurious touches.
The Cross Keys
Renowned for our celebrated history and patrons, The Cross Keys offers a cosy, laidback place to drink and dine. From innovative, seasonal dishes to pub classics and Sunday roasts, alongside an excellent choice of real ales, craft beer, wine and cocktails, we pride ourself on the perfect British pub experience.
The Langford Inn
On the edge of the Mendip Hills AONB and close to Bristol city centre, you’ll find The Langford Inn pub. Stop off for a refreshing, award-winning Butcombe beer, wine, spirit, soft drink, cider, or cocktail. Relax in the 17th century, oak-beamed inn with a pint in hand and your pup at your side, and enjoy the crackle of the roaring open fire.
As one of Mayfair’s oldest pubs, we know a thing or two about great food and drink at The Punchbowl, and pride ourselves on offering a place for our customers to meet, dine and unwind. Tucked away on a quiet side street, we can offer three very different dining experiences to suit your occasion.
The White Horse
Expect a very warm welcome, beautiful bedrooms, and seasonal, locally sourced food and drink at The White Horse. As well as a passion for quality, we are a community pub devoted to offering comfort to all. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious countryside getaway, or just fancy a pint of ale after walking the dog, you’ll feel right at home.
The Admiral Codrington
Lively yet traditional, The Admiral Codrington is a typical London pub in the heart of Chelsea, with private dining, delicious food, and drinks for all occasions. On the menu, it’s all about stunning pub food created with the finest seasonal and local produce, and the best Sunday roasts in the area. Behind the bar, you’ll find a cracking range of ale and craft beer, plus classic cocktails and a great wine selection. Outside our beautiful terrace is ideal for al fresco drinking and dining – take a wander, enjoy a bite to eat, or kick back with a pint.
The Anchor Inn
The Anchor Inn is the perfect place to stop when visiting Hampshire. Locals and visitors alike can enjoy a pint of award-winning beer in the beautiful beer garden, or select from the pub classics and seasonal favourites on our menu.
For excellent beer, excellent food, and friendly, welcoming staff, close to the Georgian city of Bath, you can’t do much better than The Archangel in Frome. Treat yourself to your favourite pub meal, enjoy a refreshing pint of award-winning Butcombe beer in the beautiful beer garden, and relax in a rustic setting at The Archangel.
The Avon Causeway
Enjoy a pint of proper Butcombe beer at the Avon Causeway pub, a converted 18th-century coaching inn. Take a break and soak up the sun in the pleasant beer garden, or warm up next to a crackling open fire indoors, perfect for winter months. Stay for a bite to eat at the restaurant serving locally-sourced produce, or stay for a little longer in the country-chic accommodation.
The Bear Inn
In the heart of the historic market town of Cirencester, you’ll find The Bear Inn, home to hand-pulled beers and ales, locally-sourced modern twists on pub classics, a beautiful beer garden for alfresco dining and drinking, and a crackling open fire. Whether you’re stopping by for a quick pint, a short snack, or something more substantial, you’ll find your favourite classic pub dish at The Bear Inn.
The Beckford Inn
For excellent beer, excellent food, and friendly, welcoming staff, close to the Cotswolds and Cheltenham, you can’t do much better than The Beckford Inn. Treat yourself to your favourite pub meal, enjoy a refreshing pint of award-winning Butcombe beer in the beautiful beer garden, and relax in a rustic setting at The Beckford Inn.
Catch the big game with a refreshing pint of award-winning Butcombe beer at The Beehive gastropub in Carterton, close to Oxford and the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Relax in the beautiful beer garden, sample the menu full of pub favourites, and bring your four-legged friend with you – everyone’s welcome at The Beehive!
The Bird In Hand
The Bird in Hand inn is the epitome of a rustic styled inn, with historic oak beams, wooden panels, and, of course, a crackling open fire – perfect for a relaxing pint after exploring nearby Reading, Legoland, or Windsor Castle, or a swift drink before jet-setting from Heathrow Airport. Try out a selection of bar nibbles, or, if you’re in the mood for a hearty meal, choose your favourite from the menu of locally-sourced pub classics.
The Bourne Valley Inn
After exploring the North Wessex Downs, or taking in the sights and sounds of Reading, the UK’s biggest town, stop by The Bourne Valley Inn near Andover. Tucked away in the small village of St Mary Bourne, you can enjoy a refreshing pint in our delightful beer garden, or a hearty classic pub meal indoors, from fish and chips to delicious roast dinners, and everything in-between.
The Bower Inn
If you’re after a swift pint after exploring the Somerset Levels, or you’re looking for a hearty meal in Bridgwater, pop into the characterful 18th century Bower Inn. Behind the bar, it’s all about Butcombe beer, local cider, and an array of superb wines and spirits – perfectly paired with head chef Alan’s award-winning sausage rolls!
The Bowl Inn
If you’re exploring the bustling city of Bristol, take a break at The Bowl Inn, situated in the outskirts to the North of the city, in Almondsbury. There’s nothing quite like an award-winning pint of Butcombe beer, but if you’re in the mood for a local South West cider, fine wine, or your favourite tipple, then sit back and enjoy a drink at The Bowl Inn. Feeling peckish? Sample the light bites and pub snacks, or go all-out with a classic pub dish, perfectly paired with your pint.
The Brown Cow
Situated in the heart of Fulham, The Brown Cow is the ideal spot to escape the hustle and bustle of the High Street. Swing by and enjoy an ever-changing seasonal menu and our famous Scotch eggs, our board menu featuring butcher’s cut and catch of the day, alongside daily tapas for a lighter bite, and the best Sunday roasts in the area. Behind the bar, you’ll find an excellent range of real ale, lager and craft beer, plus classic cocktails and a great wine selection.
The Castle Inn
Make your seaside staycation extra-special and stop by The Castle Inn for a pint. Whether you’re exploring the Jurassic Coast, visiting Lulworth Cove, Lulworth Castle, or Durdle Door, you deserve a break. Indulge with a refreshing pint of award-winning Butcombe beers, a glass of fine wine, or your favourite tipple, in the beautiful courtyard terrace, or cosy up inside the 16th-century inn with a delicious, locally-sourced classic pub meal.
The Cottage Inn
The Cottage Inn is where all the locals flock in Bristol when the sun is shining. Boasting waterside views, a pleasant terrace, and a cracking selection of award-winning Butcombe beers, and local ciders behind the bar, it’s easy to see why. On colder days, you can retreat inside to curl up beside the crackling open fire, with your favourite Butcombe beer in hand. Why not indulge with a delicious, locally-sourced pub meal, while you’re there? You deserve it!
Settle in front of the cracking open fire at The Crown pub in Dyrham with a pint of Butcombe real ale. With its rustic stone-clad interior, authentic wooden beams, and a beautiful beer garden, you can be sure of a relaxing drink at The Crown. Sample the comforting menu at the on-site restaurant, chock-full of pub classics, with options for all dietary requirements, and the pickiest eaters.
The Dundas Arms
The Dundas Arms is a traditional country pub in Kintbury, in the heart of rural Berkshire, nestled between the River Kennet and the Kennet and Avon canal. Our eight beautifully-appointed bedrooms make for a luxurious country retreat, and our crowning jewel is our vast beer garden which offers al fresco dining in the summer and is the perfect spot for a garden party, outdoor wedding, or just relaxing in the sunshine with a few pints of Butcombe.
The Fish Inn
Whether you’re looking for a quick pit-stop while exploring the New Forest, or you need a longer break to catch your breath after trekking across the Hampshire countryside, pop into The Fish Inn in Ringwood for a pint and a classic pub dish. From refreshing IPAs to rich stouts, you’ll find the Butcombe pint for you at The Fish Inn.
If you’re looking for a riverside pub close to the Malvern Hills, Wye Valley, and Cotswolds Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you’re in the right place at The Fleet Inn. Expect a relaxing place for a pint, with an excellent menu of modern pub dishes, comfortable rooms, and a range of Butcombe beers to choose from.
The Fleur de Lys
There’s nothing like the rustic ambience of the Fleur de Lys pub in Norton St Philip, with its vintage stone walls, historic wooden beams, and comforting, crackling open fire. For a swift pint, light bite, or a substantial, hearty pub meal, close to Bath and the Cotswolds, you can’t do much better than the Fleur de Lys.
The Fox & Hounds
After exploring the North Wessex Downs, seeing the local wildlife of the River Kennet, pop in for a pint at The Fox & Hounds pub in Theale. Bring your family and your four-legged friend, and treat yourself to a hearty pub meal in the beautiful beer garden, next to the tranquillity of Hosehill Lake.
The Frog & Fiddle
Cocktails, local ciders, wines, premium spirits, and, of course, an unbeatable selection of Butcombe beers and real ales… what more could you want, in the heart of Cheltenham? The Frog and Fiddle pub is a favourite of locals and visitors alike, with live sports for the big game, plenty of pub games, an intimate courtyard area, and regular live music nights for memorable evenings in the town centre.
The George Inn
Take a break from exploring the Roman city of Bath for an award-winning pint at the historic George Inn in Norton St. Philip. In the Grade II-listed inn, dating back to 1397, you’ll find stretching wooden beams, stone-clad walls, and a cosy atmosphere unlike anywhere else in the South West. Treat yourself to your favourite pub meal from the menu, including classics like fish and chips, pie and mash, and one of the best roast dinners in the region.
The Hadley Bowling Green
Pop into The Hadley Bowling Green pub, near Droitwich Spa, whether you’re in the mood for a quick pint, light snack, or substantial meal – you’ll find something you love from the menu of pub classics and the selection of award-winning Butcombe beers behind the bar. Bring your four-legged friend, enjoy your favourite pub dish and relax in a charming, Elizabethan pub – you’re always welcome at The Hadley Bowling Green.
The High Corner Inn
After trekking through the enchanting New Forest National Park, take a break and enjoy a refreshing, award-winning Butcombe beer (or your favourite tipple) at the High Corner Inn. This rustic, country gastropub offers delicious, seasonal pub meals, vegan-friendly options, and a nutritious kid’s menu, so after meeting the New Forest ponies, you can stop by for a quick drink, light bite, or something more substantial.
The Horse & Groom (Gloucestershire)
Located in the heart of Bourton-on-the-Hill, the Horse & Groom is a traditional Cotswolds pub where a warm welcome is offered as standard. Our full range of Butcombe beer is available behind the bar, while our menus are packed full of pub classics and seasonal favourites.
The Horse & Groom (Wiltshire)
A grade II-listed pub located in the picturesque village of Charlton, The Horse & Groom pub-restaurant dates back to the 16th century and retains many charming original features, including its beautiful flagstone flooring and open fireplace. With a top-notch food menu and tasty beer selection, there’s something to tickle all taste buds, and with a tree-sheltered lawn and sun-trap paddock, the pub offers plenty of space for al fresco drinking and dining.
The King’s Arms (Gloucestershire)
If you’re looking for a country inn close to the walking, cycling and dog-walking opportunities of the Cotswold Hills, you’re in the right place at The King’s Arms. Expect a relaxing place for a pint, with an excellent menu of modern pub dishes, comfortable rooms, and a range of Butcombe beers to choose from.
The King’s Arms (Wiltshire)
The King’s Arms pub is a charming, 18th-century inn located in picturesque Melksham. Whether you’re stopping by to sample their hand-pulled real ales, enjoy their menu of seasonal, home-cooked food or while away the hours in their inviting beer garden, you can be sure a very warm welcome awaits you.
The King’s Head
The perfect base for exploring the Hampshire countryside, The King’s Head is a quintessentially British pub, complete with a cracking selection of award-winning Butcombe beers behind the bar and a menu full of delicious, locally-sourced classic pub meals. If you’re feeling thirsty after a day in Hampshire, we’ve got the perfect pint for you here.
The King John Inn
Tucked away in a picturesque part of Wiltshire is the King John Inn. Behind the bar, you’ll find a cracking range of cask ale and craft beer, local cider and a great selection of wine. On the menu, you’ll find pub classics and seasonal favourites, all crafted with the finest locally-sourced ingredients.
For a refreshing pint, quick bite, or a more substantial pub meal, visit The Lamb Inn. When you’re exhausted after exploring the rugged landscape of the Mendips, stopping for a snack near Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole, or you’re preparing for an afternoon walk in the countryside, The Lamb Inn is the perfect place to take a break. Indulge with a hand-pulled Butcombe beer, tasty bar snack, or your favourite hearty classic dish in a historic converted coaching inn dating back to 1480, unlike anywhere you’ve been before.
The Lion Inn
The Lion Inn is a charming, 15th-century coaching inn located in the picturesque town of Winchcombe. Whether you’re stopping by to sample their hand-pulled real ales, enjoy their menu of seasonal, home-cooked food or while away the hours in their inviting beer garden, you can be sure a very warm welcome awaits you.
Located in Shottermill, just outside Haslemere, and close to the South Downs National Park, The Mill gastropub is a restored 16th-century courthouse with a beautiful beer garden terrace. Expect delicious seasonal food and drink, with a focus on local produce and modern takes on pub classics, plus a cracking selection of award-winning Butcombe beer behind the bar.
For excellent beer, excellent food, and friendly, welcoming staff, close to Lymington harbour, you can’t do much better than The Mayflower Inn. Treat yourself to your favourite pub meal, enjoy a refreshing pint of award-winning Butcombe beer in the beautiful beer garden, and relax in a rustic setting at The Mayflower Inn.
The Museum Inn
For a refreshing pint, quick bite, or a more substantial pub meal, visit The Museum Inn. When you’re exhausted after exploring the rugged landscape of Cranborne Chase, stopping for a snack near the New Forest National Park or preparing for an afternoon walk in the Dorset or Hampshire countryside, The Museum Inn is the perfect place to take a break. Indulge with a hand-pulled Butcombe beer, tasty bar snack, or your favourite hearty classic dish in the heart of the Dorset downlands.
The Northey Arms
Located in beautiful Box on the outskirts of Bath, The Northey Arms is a stunning pub and inn steeped in history, with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. We’re passionate about great food and drink, with an all-day food offer focused on seasonal, locally sourced produce and hearty pub classics. Behind the bar you’ll find plenty of award-winning Butcombe beer and cider, and a wide range of wine and cocktails. A haven for families, walkers, cyclists and locals, The Northey boasts a large beer garden, an extensive children’s play area and huge carpark.
The Old House Inn
The Old House Inn is a traditional country pub with bedrooms, located in the beautiful West Sussex village of Copthorne. We pride ourselves on a very warm welcome, and offer the perfect base for a rural escape, or overnight stay with excellent proximity to Gatwick International Airport.
Bristol Harbourside’s Ostrich pub brings a whole new meaning to the word ‘watering hole’, with beautiful waterside views, plenty of outdoor seating, first floor Top Deck bar, and an impressive array of Butcombe beers with a dedicated rum menu – a nod to its nautical heritage. Stop by to sample the food menu, chock-full of mouthwatering dishes, and find out for yourself why The Ostrich was voted Best New Pub in the 2020 Publican Awards.
The Pavilion Arms
Quench your thirst after exploring Bournemouth’s famous beaches and take a break in the pleasant beer garden at The Pavilion Arms gastropub, with a vast range of award-winning Butcombe beers, wines, spirits and non-alcoholic tipples behind the bar. Stay for a bite to eat, if you’re feeling peckish, with a menu chock-full of bar snacks, hearty classic pub dishes, and decadent desserts.
The Pig & Fiddle
An iconic building in the heart of Bath, the refurbished Pig & Fiddle pub offers all-day food offer, regular live sport, and a buzzing atmosphere, any time of day. Get stuck into hearty seasonal pub classics, banging bar snacks, a delicious brunch menu, and Piggy sharer Sunday roasts in Bath, perfectly paired with a variety of craft beer, cask ale, wine and cocktails.
For a refreshing pint after your trek across the Mendip Hills, stop by The Pelican pub in Chew Magna. With a fabulous wine list, an impressive selection of award-winning beers, and a seasonal menu of classic pub dishes, there’s something for everyone, and with both crackling log fires and a beautiful sun-trap garden, you’ll have a great time at The Pelican, come rain or shine.
The Prince Of Burford
The perfect base for exploring the Cotswold countryside, the Prince Of Burford is a quintessentially British pub, complete with a cracking selection of award-winning Butcombe beers behind the bar and a menu full of delicious, locally-sourced classic pub meals. If you’re feeling thirsty after a day in the Cotswolds, we’ve got the perfect pint for you here.
The Rising Sun
Located in historic Backwell on the outskirts of Bristol and a short drive from Weston-super-Mare, The Rising Sun is a beautiful pub and inn, with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. We’re passionate about great food and drink, with an all-day food offer focused on seasonal, locally sourced produce and hearty pub classics. Behind the bar you’ll find plenty of award-winning Butcombe beer and cider, and a wide range of wine and cocktails. A haven for families, walkers, cyclists and locals alike, The Rising Sun offers a huge beer garden with children’s play area, and large carpark – the perfect place to stop after a day exploring the local attractions.
Located near the small town of Faringdon, and near to the Chimney Meadows National Nature Reserve, The Trout is a beautiful gastropub with a delightful beer garden that backs onto the River Thames. Expect delicious seasonal food and drink, with a focus on local produce and modern takes on pub classics, plus a cracking selection of award-winning Butcombe beer behind the bar.
The Quarryman’s Arms
The Quarryman’s Arms inn is a family-friendly country pub located in picturesque Box Hill. The boozer offers a mouth-watering menu featuring pub favourites made with the finest seasonal produce, as well as award-winning pies and sausage rolls, and the best Sunday roast in the area. Behind the bar, you’ll find a delicious selection of ales, craft beers, local ciders and wines, while outside the pub’s newly-covered and heated beer garden is ideal for al fresco drinking and dining all year round.
The Ring O’ Bells Compton Martin
The Ring O’ Bells is a traditional country pub in the quaint Somerset village of Compton Martin, in the heart of the Chew Valley, surrounded by the spectacular Mendip Hills. Stop in for a pint while you’re exploring the Mendips countryside, to catch a secret gig from popular and local musicians (previous gigs include Kylie Minogue, Paul Weller, and Coldplay!), to watch the latest game on the big screen, or for a bite to eat from a menu full of delicious pub classics.
The Royal Oak (West Sussex)
The Royal Oak is a traditional country pub and dining room with bedrooms and two self-contained cottages, tucked away in East Lavant at the foot of the South Downs, for over 200 years. We offer a gateway to the South Downs for those seeking peace, quiet and an indulgent escape, run by a team dedicated to good food, warm hospitality and personal service.
The Royal Oak (Gloucestershire)
The Royal Oak pub in Prestbury is the closest place to stop for a pint near Cheltenham Racecourse, a mere 10-minute drive from Cheltenham town centre, between the Cotswolds and Mendip Hill Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Sit back and relax with a pint of award-winning Butcombe beer and a delicious, locally-sourced classic pub meal in a traditional old-world British pub – great food, great beer, and a great atmosphere… what more could you want?
The Sands End
Just a short stroll from Chelsea Harbour, The Sands End is all about laidback luxury, and bringing an authentic slice of the British countryside to this beautiful South West suburb. Sitting proudly between two residential streets in a quiet corner of Fulham, our pub is full of charm and you can expect a very warm welcome. On the menu, the focus is elevated pub food created with the finest seasonal and local produce, and the best Sunday roasts in the area. Behind the bar, you’ll find a great range of real ale and craft beer, classic cocktails, and an extensive wine selection. Outside, our courtyard space is ideal for al fresco drinking and dining – the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxed bite to eat, or kick back with a G&T in the sunshine.
The Swan Inn
Nestled on the edge of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the ex-mining village of Rowberrow, you’ll find the 17th century Swan Inn. Sample the selection of award-winning Butcombe beers and indulge in delicious, hearty pub classics from the locally-sourced menu, full of modern twists. Soak up the sun in the large beer garden with a refreshing pint and a classic pub meal, or cosy up by the open fire indoors with your four-legged friend by your side. Stop by the nearby Butcombe Brewery to see what makes our award-winning beers and real ales so special with a memorable brewery tour.
The Welldiggers Arms
The Welldiggers Arms is a traditional country pub with bedrooms, located in beautiful Low Heath near Petworth, West Sussex. Our spacious dining area features large picture windows overlooking a stunning coppice and the rolling South Downs, and an open kitchen so guests can watch the chefs hard at work.
The White Hart
Located in the village of Wroughton, The White Hart gastropub is a stunning thatched pub boasting bags of character. Expect traditional and charming pub interiors, large beer gardens, a menu packed with tasty seasonal dishes and a bar stocked with award-winning Butcombe ales!
The Whitmore Tap
Named in honour of Butcombe founder Simon Whitmore, the Whitmore Tap pub is Butcombe Brewing Co’s taproom, offering the full range of Butcombe cask, keg and bottled beer and cider. Located in the heart of Bristol, the street-level bar offers exciting bar snacks, small plates, sharing boards and yakitori skewers, while the upstairs dining room champions British produce, local ingredients and big, seasonal flavours, all cooked fresh using the on-site Robata charcoal grill and open kitchen, and designed to complement and celebrate the delicious brews on offer!
The Victoria Arms
After exploring the Oxfordshire countryside, or taking in the sights and sounds of the bustling city of Oxford, stop by The Victoria Arms pub-restaurant in Old Marston. Nestled on the picture-perfect banks of the River Cherwell, you can enjoy a refreshing pint in the riverside garden, or a hearty classic pub meal indoors, from fish and chips to delicious roast dinners, and everything in-between.
Our Tenanted Pubs
The Charlton Inn
In the centre of Shepton Mallet, between the Mendip Hills and Cranborne Chase Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, lies the Charlton Inn. A hub of great beers and real ales, live music, live sports, and a fun play area for the little ones, everyone’s welcome at the Charlton Inn – even your four-legged friend! Stop by for a pint of award-winning Butcombe beer, and stay for the cosy, friendly atmosphere.
On the Mendip Trail, in the outskirts of Weston-super-Mare, you’ll find the Queens Arms pub in Bleadon. Treat yourself to a well-earned pint of proper Butcombe real ale in a 16th century traditional Mendip cottage after exploring the rolling hills, and indulge further with a home-cooked, delicious, locally-sourced meal, lovingly prepared on-site.
Nestled in the Mendip Hills, the Queen Victoria Inn in Priddy is a classic, ivy-covered, stone-clad gastropub, with original features including flagstone flooring, cosy fireplaces and high-beamed ceilings, dating back to the 1800s. Enjoy award-winning real ales and ciders, and locally-sourced, home-cooked food at the Queen Vic, the perfect place to relax after a long walk in the surrounding Mendips countryside.
Ring O’ Bells Hinton Blewitt
Enjoy a crisp, refreshing pint of proper real ale in an archetypal Somerset gastropub, near the beautiful Mendip Hills and Chew Valley (referred to as the Lake District of Somerset). Whether you’re trekking across the Mendip Hills, staycationing in the Somerset countryside, or you’re a Hinton Blewitt local, pop into the Ring o’ Bells pub for a delicious, locally-sourced meal and a pint of award-winning Butcombe beer, indoors by a delightful inglenook fireplace, or outside in the pleasant beer garden courtyard area.
The Smoking Dog
The Smoking Dog gastropub is a classic Cotswold stone pub located in the heart of picturesque Malmesbury. Serving up delicious seasonal food and a great range of real ales, the family-friendly pub has developed a widespread reputation for its warm atmosphere.
Find out why The Cross Keys pub in Rode is a beloved watering hole of Somerset locals, and pop in for a pint of Butcombe beer, or your favourite tipple. Whether you’re looking for a drink to quench your thirst after exploring the Cotswolds, or you’re after a more substantial meal, you’ll find what you’re after at The Cross Keys, with a friendly atmosphere and traditional gastropub vibe.
The Coach House
Pop into the family-run Coach House pub, a favourite of locals from Locking Village and nearby Weston-super-Mare. Stop by for a pint of award-winning, hand-pulled real ale in the lovely beer garden, and stay for a fun-filled night of pool, darts, and skittles – a classic British pub pastime. If you’re feeling peckish, grab a bite to eat from the menu of the UK’s favourite pub dishes, from roast dinners to classic curries.
Rose and Crown
The Rose & Crown pub is a late-18th century charismatic gastropub and inn, close to Bath, in the idyllic village of Hinton Charterhouse. The perfect blend of old and new, the Rose & Crown makes the perfect place to stop for a pint or a hearty meal. This traditional pub near Cheddar serves delicious, seasonal food made with locally-sourced ingredients, complemented by an excellent selection of real ale, beer, wine, cider, and other top tipples. Bring your prized pooch after exploring the surrounding countryside and nearby dog-walking routes, and relax in the oak-panelled bar or outside in the terraced courtyard beer garden.
The Beambridge Inn
If you’re in the mood for a refreshing pint, fine wine, or your favourite tipple, stop into The Beambridge Inn in Wellington, close to Blackdown, Quantock Hills, and the countryside of both Somerset and Devon. A popular venue for cyclists on the John O’ Groats to Lands End circuit, inside, you’ll find modern-rustic decor, a nod to the 200-year history of the original coaching inn. Enjoy an award-winning Butcombe beer outside in the courtyard beer garden, or find your favourite from the menu of classic British pub dishes, made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.
The Carpenters Arms
Stop by The Carpenters Arms pub in Yeovil, a traditional stone-built gastropub serving hand-pulled real ale, fine wines, local ciders, and everyone’s favourite tipples behind the bar. Enjoy a sit-down meal after exploring the surrounding Somerset, and choose your favourite from a menu chock-full of classic British pub meals, from steak and ale pie to the famous Carpenters Chicken, and, of course, a world-class roast dinner on Sundays. Family- and dog-friendly, too, everyone’s sure of a warm welcome at The Carpenters Arms.
The Rode Mill
With an array of wines, ciders, spirits, non-alcoholic drinks, and, of course, award-winning Butcombe beers behind the bar, the Victorian Rode Mill gastropub in Frome is well worth a trip for visitors to Bath, Frome, Somerset, Cranborne Chase, or the Cotswolds. Extend your visit with a delicious, locally-sourced pub favourite, from fish and chips to burgers, roast dinners, and the most decadent desserts in the South West. Enjoy a tipple or a bite to eat in the waterside decked dining area, and unwind while listening to the peaceful sounds from the River Frome.
The Old Crown Inn
Just outside of Bath, with spectacular views of Roundhill, on the edge of the Cotswold countryside, you’ll find The Old Crown Inn in Kelston. Whether you’re retreating from the cold on a winter’s day to glorious cracking log fires, or relaxing in the sun in the best beer garden in the South West, The Old Crown is the perfect place for a refreshing pint. Winners of the 2018 Bath in Bloom and South West in Bloom awards for the beautiful outside area, at The Old Crown, there’s something for everyone on the locally-sourced menu full of pub classics in hearty portion sizes, with vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free dishes for all dietary requirements.
The Old Restoration
Sample the ales and proper Butcombe beers behind the bar at The Old Restoration pub – a Grade II-listed building, and the oldest public house in Cheltenham. Put your skills to the test with a game of darts or pool, or catch the latest game on the big screen, and treat yourself to a home-cooked classic pub dish, perfectly paired with an award-winning Butcombe beer.
The Prince of Wales
A welcoming, charismatic pub filled with character, The Prince of Wales pub in Westbury-on-Trym is a favourite of locals and travellers alike. Relax in the sprawling, green beer garden, complete with a boules court, TV, and a large wooden fort for the kids to play on. For the adults, a selection of award-winning Butcombe beers, real ales, lagers, ciders, spirits, wines and non-alcoholic drinks behind the bar make The Prince of Wales a perfect place to stop for a pint.
The Rodney Stoke Inn
If you’re looking for a place to stop for a pint where you can surround yourself with spectacular Somerset scenery, The Rodney Stoke Inn is the perfect gastropub for you. Breathe in the fresh countryside air in the beautiful beer garden with an award-winning Butcombe beer in your hand and your dog by your side, or marvel at the Rodney Stoke National Nature Reserve indoors, from the floor-to-ceiling windows, while you enjoy a delicious, home-cooked, locally-sourced meal.
Goat & Tricycle
A favourite of Bournemouth locals, the Goat & Tricycle pub is at the heart of the town centre, close to the Triangle – a perfect place for an alfresco pint of award-winning Butcombe beer. Catch the big game, watch local musicians perform, or just enjoy a delicious, home-cooked classic British meal in a cosy, welcoming atmosphere.
The White Horse
Relax and unwind in the beautiful beer garden of the White Horse pub, with views across the Somerset and Gloucestershire countryside, or, if the weather’s taken a chilly turn, head indoors to a country-chic style, cosy dining area. Stay for a few pints while watching the big game, stop for a light bite with your pup by your side, or enjoy something more substantial, with a menu chock-full of modern twists on pub classics – you’ll find your new favourite at the White Horse.
Fancy a pint near Bristol? Pop into The Badminton Carvery pub to sample a range of award-winning Butcombe beers behind the bar – or, if you’re in the mood for something else, there’s a selection of wines, spirits, and non-alcoholic drinks. Sit down for a delicious, home-cooked carvery roast dinner, complete with all the trimmings, in a family-friendly, dog-friendly gastropub.
Pubs in the Channel Islands
The Old Court House Inn is the place to be for a sunny day in Jersey. Locals and visitors alike can enjoy a pint of award-winning beer in the beautiful rear courtyard, or on the alfresco terrace to the front overlooking the harbour for stunning views across to the St Helier coastline.