A selection of pubs that offer accommodation
Fancy getting away from it all? Check out one of these fantastic pubs offering a choice of real ales and top accommodation…
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1. Tom Cobley Tavern*
Spreyton, Devon, EX17 5AL
With up to 14 West Country ales plus 18 real ciders and perries, this traditional 16th-century pub is well worth a visit. It has won many CAMRA awards and is currently the local CAMRA Pub of the Year. It offers B&B accommodation in five en-suite rooms, an extensive menu of home-cooked dishes, and is in the pretty village of Spreyton, just outside Dartmoor National Park.
2. Drunken duck inn*
Barngates, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0NG
Standing on a crossroads high above Ambleside, the Drunken Duck Inn’s outside seating area has dramatic views of the Lake District fells to the north-east. The on-site Barngates Brewery draws water from these same fells, with the beers served on rotation on the bar via six handpumps. 16 rooms are available and the busy restaurant offers a varied menu. Close to Windermere and many other attractions such as Wray Castle, Brockhole and Galava Roman Fort.
3. Black swan
550 Manchester Road, Hollins Green, Greater Manchester, WA3 6LA
Set in the picturesque village of Hollins Green, between Manchester and Warrington, the Black Swan is an old coaching inn offering accommodation in 14 boutique-style rooms, a large dining area and a range of local cask ales.
4. Ramblewood Inn
The Village, Orton Longueville, Cambridgeshire, PE2 7DN
A traditional village inn, formerly the stable block to the 17th-century Orton Hall, which is now a Best Western hotel and spa. Two regular and two changing ales are served in the bar and a conservatory restaurant offers good food. It is only a couple of miles outside Peterborough and close to a number of attractions such as Burghley House, the East of England Showground and Elgoods Brewery & Garden.
5. Kinloch Hotel*
Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran, Scotland, KA27 8ET
A hidden gem on the west coast of the Isle of Arran. Sitting in a quiet, rural village, this family hotel offers 37 bedrooms, a restaurant featuring local produce, three refurbished bars serving two ales and spectacular scenery due to its beachfront location.
6. Red lion*
74 High Street, Cricklade, Wiltshire, SN6 6DD
Situated just off the Thames path, parts of the pub are quite ancient – the old Saxon town wall passes through the building. A local CAMRA Pub of the Year, it is home to the Hop Kettle Brewing Co and offers 9 real ales from Hop Kettle, St Austell Brewery and Bath Ales. Good quality food is available and accommodation is in five en-suite bedrooms. Perfect for exploring the Cotswolds or the North Wessex Downs.
Clapham Common, London, SW4 9DE
A large pub dating from 1665 and nestled in Clapham Common, four ales are served. Accommodation is in 42 country-style, boutique hotel rooms. Perfect for a city break it is near to both Clapham Common and Clapham South tube stations, and only a 15 minute journey from the West End.
8. Stuart house hotel*
35 Goodwins Road, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5QX
Situated in a secluded area close to the centre of the medieval market town and historic port of King’s Lynn, accommodation is offered in 18 individually-styled bedrooms. It’s lively bar has been listed in the Good Beer Guide for more than 20 years and serves two or three changing ales.
9. The Litton*
Litton, Litton, Somerset, BA3 4PW
This large, 15-century village pub and boutique hotel is set in beautiful countryside on the edge of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Up to six ales are served from local breweries and a restaurant area with riverside terrace offers good food.
10. Lathkil hotel*
School Lane, Over Haddon, Derbyshire, DE45 1JE
Situated in the tiny Peak District village of Over Haddon, close to Bakewell, the Lathkil Hotel is perched on the hillside of Lathkill Dale, enjoying spectacular panoramic views. Four en-suite rooms are available and five ales are served including from local breweries such Whim and Peak Ales.
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