The Compasses Inn Pub with rooms in Lower Chicksgrove, Wiltshire

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£90 per night

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The Compasses Inn Lower Chicksgrove, Wiltshire, SP3 6NB

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There’s a timeless feel to this attractive 16th-century thatched inn, which is set in rolling Wiltshire countryside. It’s remote but locating it via tortuously narrow lanes off the A30 is fun but once here you won’t want to leave, as it really is the quintessential country pub; there’s even an old cobbled path leading to a low latch door. Duck on entering and find a charmingly unspoilt bar, which has a low-beamed ceiling, partly flagstoned floor and an assortment of traditional furniture arranged in secluded alcoves. Various farm tools and tackle from times past cover the walls and you can toast your toes by a blazing wood-burning fire in winter. Food is simple, hearty and big on flavour, the short printed menu evolves with the seasons and champions produce from local farmers and artisan producers. Step outside and climb the covered stair to reach the four cottagey bedrooms, one tucked beneath the heavy thatch with a big wooden bed, head cracking low beams – watch your head! All have recently been spruced up in a fresh, simple and contemporary style. Owner Ben Maschler also owns the sweet little cottage next door, so why not rent Plum Cottage and really explore the beautiful Nadder Valley.

Sleep Eat & Drink Food Trail

Take it back home
Tour the brewery that brewed your favourite pint, visit the shop on the farm that reared your delicious Sunday roast beef, and seek out the roadside stalls selling the local crab and samphire on the inn’s menu, the Food Trail features the local artisan producers and suppliers where you can buy to enjoy at home.

Change of scenery
Looking for a pub for lunch following a country walk, a different venue for dinner, or a good café for coffee, light lunch or afternoon tea, then the best in the area are listed below. If you find a new and exciting eatery in the area that’s worthy of a mention on the Food Trail, then please to do let us know – gabrielle@innplaces.co.uk.

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, Lower Chicksgrove, Wiltshire, SP3 6NB

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