The Mendip Hills are home to the most spectacular sights in the South West, like Cheddar Gorge, Chew Valley Lake and Wookey Hole – all of which are even more breathtaking at Christmas time!
Drop by one of our friendly pubs in the Mendips for a refreshing pint to break up your hillside walk, or to grab a bite to eat before you continue on your trek, with an impressive selection of award-winning Butcombe beers and locally-sourced pub meals to suit all tastes.
Pubs & Inns Near The Mendips
Stop by one of our pubs in and around the Mendip Hills, close to many of the popular, local attractions. Enjoy a refreshing pint of award-winning Butcombe real ales, a local ciders or enjoy a delicious classic pub meal.
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 Christmas day out.
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 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!
The Lamb Inn
For a refreshing pint, quick bite, or a more substantial pub meal, visit The Lamb Inn. When you’re exhausted after exploring the Mendip Hills this Christmas, The Lamb Inn is the perfect place to take a break. Indulge with a hand-pulled Butcombe beer, tasty bar snack, favourite hearty classic dish or one of our special offers in a historic converted coaching inn dating back to 1480, unlike anywhere you’ve been before.
The Langford Inn
Located on the edge of the Mendip Hills, 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.
Located in Chew Magna on the edge of the Mendip Hills, you will find The Pelican pub. 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 a crackling log fire, you can really get into the Christmas spirit! Check out our special offers before booking.
Ring O’ Bells
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.