If you’re looking for a traditional British pub serving a proper pint this Christmas, pop into one of our pubs across the South West and beyond, with a cracking range of Butcombe beers, delicious local produce, and friendly bar teams to welcome you.
Expect cosy bar and restaurant spaces and stunning beer gardens – perfect for catching up with friends, family and colleagues, and unwinding with a pint (or two).
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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 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 al fresco style in the pub’s spacious beer garden during the warmer months. Take advantage of the special offers or join us for a Christmas celebration.
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. Check our special offers or book your Christmas celebration with us.
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 modern twists on classic Americana dishes, and find out for yourself why The Ostrich was voted Best New Pub in the 2020 Publican Awards. Take advantage of our special offers or sneak a peek at our festive menus.
The Swan Inn
Located 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 that is full of modern twists and special offers. After spending your day walking the Mendip Hills, cosy up by the open fire indoors with your four-legged friend by your side and enjoy a Christmas pint!
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. Check our special offers or celebrate Christmas early with us.
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, short snack, or something more substantial, you’ll find your favourite classic pub dish at The Bear Inn. Take a look at our special offers and festive menus.
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. Treat yourself to one of our special offers or enjoy your favourites from our festive menus.
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! Why not take a look at our special offers or book a table with family, friends and loved ones to enjoy our festive menus.
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 off for a Christmas break from Heathrow Airport. Try out a selection of bar nibbles, choose from our special offers or, if you’re in the mood for a hearty meal, choose your favourite from the menu of locally-sourced pub classics.
The Bower Inn
If you’re after a swift pint after exploring the breathtaking sights of the Mendip Hills, or you’re looking for a hearty meal in Bridgwater this Christmas, 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 and our other special offers!
Broad Street Townhouse
Take a break from exploring the beautiful golden city of Bath, and stop in for a light bite, craft beer, win, or cocktail in our ground floor café/bar at Broad Street Townhouse hotel, a stone’s throw away from popular Bath attractions like Thermae Bath Spa, the Roman Baths, and Bath Abbey. If you’re in the mood for something more substantial, pop next door to their sister venue, The Pig & Fiddle gastropub, for a hearty pub classic meal. Check out the latest offers before visiting.
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. Take a look at our popular festive menus or treat yourself to one of our special offers.
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. Browse our special offers or book a festive treat for family, friends and loved ones.
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! Also, check out our special offers and festive menus to see if something takes your fancy.
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. Reserve your table to enjoy something from our festive menus, or take your pick from our seasonal special offers.
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. Take a look at our seasonal special offers and our festive menus.
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. Choose from our popular festive menus or treat yourself to one of our special offers.
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. Take a look at our latest offers and join us for a Christmas celebration.
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 Christmas evenings in the town centre.
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 everyone to a delicious Christmas meal in the restaurant or take advantage of some of our other special offers.
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. Book today, choose from our special offers or join us to celebrate Christmas.
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 this Christmas, you’ll find something you love from the menu of pub classics, the selection of award-winning Butcombe beers behind the bar or our frequent special offers. 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. Enjoy our Christmas menus and check our special offers.
The Horse & Groom
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 this Christmas. Don’t forget to check our special offers before booking!
The King’s Arms
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 Christmas favourites or take advantage of their other special offers, this is the place for you during this festive season!
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, stop by for a Christmas drink with friends at The Lamb Inn. Indulge with a hand-pulled Butcombe beer, tasty bar snack, favourite festive dish or take advantage of our special offers in a historic converted coaching inn dating back to 1480, unlike anywhere you’ve been before.
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, festive pint of Butcombe beer, wine, spirit, soft drink, cider, or cocktail. Relax in the 17th century, oak-beamed inn with a pint in hand, your pup at your side, and enjoy the crackle of the roaring open fire while browsing our special offers.
The Lime Kiln
Stop by the Lime Kiln Inn for a swift pint, quick bar snack, or a substantial, hearty meal. Boasting spectacular views over the Somerset Levels, with locally-sourced classic pub meals, a nutritious kid’s menu, an array of award-winning Butcombe beers for the grown-ups and a variety of special offers, you can sit back and relax this Christmas in the Lime Kiln Inn.
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. Stop by this Christmas with family and friends for a drink, a meal or to take advantage of our special offers.
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. Check out our latest offers or join us for a Christmas celebration.
The Pavilion Arms
Quench your thirst after enjoying a Christmas stroll on Bournemouth’s famous beaches and take a break 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, decadent desserts and special offers.
For a refreshing pint after your Christmas 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 at The Pelican. Don’t forget to check out our special offers.
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! Stop in this Christmas with friends and family to take advantage of our special offers.
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. See if our Christmas party bookings or latest offers takes your fancy.
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. Our latest offers and festive menu always prove to be popular.
Ring O’ Bells Compton Martin
The Ring O’ Bells is a traditional country pub in the quaint Somerset village of Compton Martin. It is located in the heart of the Mendip Hills and close to wonderful attractions like Wookey Hole Caves, Glastonbury and the tiny city of Wells. Stop in for a pint while you’re exploring the countryside this Christmas and 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 and other special offers.
The Royal Oak
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? Maybe a special offer or a festive treat?
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, a menu packed with tasty festive dishes and a bar stocked with award-winning Butcombe ales! Check out our special offers before booking.
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. Select from our popular special offers or book a table to enjoy your favourites from our festive menus.
Our Tenanted Pubs & Inns
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.
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 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.
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.