Bring out your inner romantic at one of these cosy, atmospheric pubs with rooms, ideal for a relaxing break away.
Bring out your inner romantic at one of these cosy, atmospheric pubs with rooms, ideal for a relaxing break away.
In a Nutshell: Sleepy village setting for the Artist Residence rural outpost – a thatched gem with gorgeous rooms, informal quirky style, and sublime modern British food
In a Nutshell: Historic country inn in stunning conservation village with quiet, luxurious rooms and a fish-centric menu
In a Nutshell: Restored country inn set deep in the wooded Surrey Hills offering contemporary rooms, an eclectic modern European menu, a relaxed vibe and a fabulous summer garden. Great walking from the front door.
In a Nutshell: Period charm, eclectic modern menu, stylish contemporary rooms and a fabulous secret terrace at this ancient timbered inn close to the Thames
In a Nutshell: Beamed village inn revamped in country-chic style, popular with walkers and the racing set for the relaxed vibe, eclectic modern pub food and contemporary-smart rooms
In a Nutshell: Beams and timbers abound at this historic former coaching inn but expect modern menus and stylish contemporary rooms; comfortable M3 stopover
In a Nutshell: Cool urban bolthole with country-chic rooms, modern menus, a terrific terrace and a trendy bar; all set in a converted canal-side factory in the heart of Reading
In a Nutshell: Glorious rural setting below Inkpen Beacon for this rustic-chic inn with stylish courtyard rooms, simple, modern British food, views from the garden, and a super little cafe
In a Nutshell: Chef Mark Sargeant’s pub thrives as a community local and a dining destination – seek it out for the rustic-smart interior, the classic pub food (with a twist), the fabulous summer garden, and the stylishly simple rooms
In a Nutshell: Grand stone inn set in a timeless estate village; worth the detour off A1 for elegant Asia/Africa inspired rooms; candles galore in the club-like bar; and eclectic modern British food
In a Nutshell: Estate-owned inn with a country-house feel and elegant rooms; renowned for its food, much of it sourced from estate farms and owner’s kitchen garden
In a Nutshell: Revel in the calm of this exquisite, ancient inn and tuck into some innovative food; bedrooms are smart and charming.
In a Nutshell: Seek out this restored historic inn set in a timeless moorland village for seasonal food and gorgeous country-smart rooms
In a Nutshell: Thriving community hub by the green in pretty Meysey Hampton; expect a simple, stylish interior, cool contemporary rooms, good modern pub food, and a big genuine welcome
In a Nutshell: Michelin star food in a handsome inn tucked away in the Wolds, with stylish bedrooms and a relaxed vibe throughout.
In a Nutshell: Simple-rustic Michelin starred food, a laid-back vibe and stunning riverside rooms at this culinary oasis in deepest Wiltshire.
In a Nutshell: Thatched rural gem with winter fires, summer alfresco pizzas and boules, and gorgeous rooms – the perfect A303 pit-stop.
In a Nutshell: Unspoilt 17th-century country inn in a lush, hidden valley with unique rooms, innovative pub food, kitchen garden, and a summer terrace overlooking a babbling stream
In a Nutshell: Truly unspoilt 15th-century gem in a timeless National Trust village, offering period charm, modern food and cosy rooms
In a Nutshell: Peaceful rural inn a world away from the hubbub of Colne over the hill, seek it out for fabulous far-reaching Pendle views, good pub food and comfortable country-smart rooms
In a Nutshell: Traditional back-street town pub rescued with passion and style – expect a timeless bar, tip-top local ale, fish and seafood landed at Quay, and quirky, comfortable bedrooms
In a Nutshell: Suffolk coastal gem and foodie haven for earthy seasonal food, amazing beer and wine, and comfortable eco-chalet rooms
In a Nutshell: Close to Hadrian’s Wall, a truly inspiring eco-inn run with passion by hands-on owners – good food, luxury lodges, poly-tunnels and market garden, Dark Sky Observatory, and more.
In a Nutshell: The ideal stopover for weary travellers deep in rural Cheshire yet close to M6. Real ales, good food, a relaxed atmosphere (dogs & kids welcome), and smart, boutique-style bedrooms await
In a Nutshell: A cool, relaxed vibe, rustic, seasonal food, local ales, simple rooms oozing style and comfort - everyone's perfect country inn
In a Nutshell: Legendary 600-year-old Essex hostelry offering first-class hospitality; traditional bar, delicious modern food, timbered rooms to contemporary smart suites with Thames views
In a Nutshell: Be wowed by the eclectic décor, the quirky bedrooms and the hearty seasonal food at this 16th-century bolthole in a thriving Sussex village – book one of the amazing garden lodges.
In a Nutshell: Ponies wander past this classic New Forest inn, refurbished in country-chic style and perfect for long walks, off-road cycling and a cracking round of golf next door
In a Nutshell: Contemporary meets traditional at this timbered 15th-century village gem offering innovative cooking and elegant, individually styled rooms
In a Nutshell: Old coaching inn revamped with style and panache overlooking Long Melford's green and Hall. Expect an informal country-house feel, imaginative food and smart modern bedrooms.
In a Nutshell: Real food, craft ales, candlelit bars and boutique-style rooms await at this cracking inn beneath the South Downs Way.
In a Nutshell: Handsome stone inn in beautiful Stamford, with log fires, interesting, stylish bedrooms and a menu to please all.
In a Nutshell: Don’t miss this new-wave coaching inn for its bold, eye-catching refurbishment, modern British cooking and cool country style rooms. Comes with fishing rights too
In a Nutshell: Expect stylish, quirky design touches, modern British food, brilliant bedrooms and a cool vibe at this rejuvenated Cotswold inn.
In a Nutshell: Sympathetic upgrade by Fullers at this tucked away 16th-century timbered pub, just a stroll from the Thames Path – beamed bars ooze traditional charm and cosy, contemporary rooms await upstairs
In a Nutshell: Renovated riverside coaching inn with stunning bedrooms and a menu reflecting Lancashire’s celebrated food culture
In a Nutshell: Beautiful village setting for this rejuvenated inn with smart rooms, an informal atmosphere and innovative menus.
In a Nutshell: In the lovely Vale of Belvoir, a pretty old pub with friendly service, a seasonal menu and sweet, comfortable bedrooms
In a Nutshell: Atmospheric old schoolhouse, now a cracking pub with imaginative all-day menu, gins galore, and cosy-smart rooms
In a Nutshell: Sleepy village setting in deepest Shropshire for this pub-restaurant with rooms offering innovative seasonal food from a talented young chef and seven comfortable bedrooms
In a Nutshell: Civilised inn deep in Constable country with super comfortable boutique rooms, seasonal menus and a cracking wine list
In a Nutshell: Adnams flagship inn, the hub of Southwold, renowned for modern pub food, tip-top beer, fine wines and contemporary coastal style bedrooms
In a Nutshell: 16th-century pub with sleek, ultra-modern makeover - be wowed by the glitzy Riva Bar (drinks galore), the vibrant artwork and the rather swish and funky rooms
In a Nutshell: Historic village inn restored with style by the Bridgen family - worth seeking out for inventive food, a great drinks menu, the cool summer terrace, and individually designed rooms; dogs and kids welcome
In a Nutshell: Estate owned treasure deep in the Ashdown Forest, worth finding for traditional charm, menus brimming with estate produce, and gorgeous rooms in the refurbished old school house
In a Nutshell: Menus brim with local goodies at Ben & Sarah Handley’s fabulous foodie pub with rooms close to glorious beaches and saltmarshes.
In a Nutshell: The Ibbotson’s fabulous foodie pub set in an idyllic village with views to York draws the discerning for seasonal British cooking, fabulous wines and local beers, and country-chic rooms
In a Nutshell: Cotswold gem in timeless village - come for tip-top Yubby Ales, innovative menus, and cosy rooms with country views
In a Nutshell: Informal hotel set in peaceful countryside close to A1M (J8) offering modern British food and comfortable rooms split between the old farmhouse and a magnificent restored barn, where you'll find the vibrant Cowshed Bar. It’s a cracking wedding venue too
In a Nutshell: Truly a destination pub! The fabulous, daily changing menu and comfortable, eye-catching bedrooms are really worth the drive.
In a Nutshell: Fabulous foodie inn draws a discerning crowd for delicious modern British cooking, country-rustic rooms and a laid back vibe
In a Nutshell: Sleepy village location close to the Bowland Fells for this rescued and revamped community-focused pub with shop, country-smart rooms and good hearty cooking
In a Nutshell: A beautiful village green setting for this Dales gem, popular for great beer, hearty food, the timeless bar, and contemporary rooms
In a Nutshell: Rambling 16-century inn re-opened in July 2018 following a stunning renovation by Brakspear – worth seeking out for the retro-smart décor, the stylish rooms and the fabulous front terrace; good modern pub food too
In a Nutshell: Unassuming roadside hostelry with a rustic beamed interior, chalkboard menus brimming with fresh fish and seafood, three quirky spruced up bedrooms, and a fabulous terrace
In a Nutshell: Stylish bolthole in the heart of Rye with a classic bar, an informal Grill serving local seasonal food and fab rooms that ooze detail touches
In a Nutshell: Former coaching inn and theatre in a fabulous central location within strolling distance of Warwick Castle – expect a boutique feel throughout, modern European food and stylish bedrooms
In a Nutshell: Rejuvenated Test Valley inn, with riverside garden, fishing rights, great food, gorgeous rooms and a hands-on owner
In a Nutshell: Legendary village inn - renowned for its inventive menus, stylish bedrooms and stunning views from the gorgeous garden
In a Nutshell: Chic, country-house decor, rustic modern cooking and gorgeous rooms at this restored inn set within a vast deer park
In a Nutshell: Striking clifftop inn with dramatic views, local, seasonal food, comfortably rustic rooms, a relaxed vibe, and great walks
In a Nutshell: Honest seasonal menus, well-kept ales, rambling old bars and peaceful, tucked away rooms, close to the Sussex Downs
In a Nutshell: Sleepy thatched village setting for this smartened up pub just minutes from the A303 – it’s the perfect pit stop for great pub food and summer sipping in the riverside garden. Comfortable rooms too for weary travellers
In a Nutshell: Seek out this country hideaway south of Bath for inventive pub food, stylish individual rooms (cosy garden cabin) and a fabulous summer garden with rolling rural views
In a Nutshell: Quirky country chic, fabulous food and ales, simple cottagey rooms, and gorgeous summer garden; close to Petworth
In a Nutshell: Stately old moorland inn in a gorgeous spot beside the River Hodder; local food and grand bedrooms with stunning views
In a Nutshell: Revamped roadside inn with smart rooms, a crowd-pleasing menu (good seafood) and a cracking location close to Harrogate, Fountains Abbey and the Dales
In a Nutshell: Expect a bold bohemian feel, funky bedrooms and a crowd-pleasing menu at this remote coastal retreat close to castles, magnificent beaches and fabulous walks
In a Nutshell: Community focused dining pub with rustic-smart interior, innovative menus, great beer, and gorgeous rooms in a renovated barn
In a Nutshell: Enjoy a truly innovative menu and comfortable, luxurious bedrooms at chef Emily Watkins's classic Cotswolds inn.
In a Nutshell: Impressive manor-like pub set in extensive grounds with country-chic interior, seasonal menus, Norfolk ales and four cosy bedrooms.
In a Nutshell: Traditional Cotswold stone inn beside the idyllic village green, with stylish, cosy bedrooms and pub grub classics with a twist.
In a Nutshell: Classic and modern British food, a gorgeous terrace with views, and comfortable rooms draw a discerning crowd to this restored village inn
In a Nutshell: Old coaching inn in the glorious Dales close to Malham Tarn; good walking, wholesome food and cosy rooms
In a Nutshell: Stone and thatch treasure hidden away in an idyllic rural village; be wowed by its civilised country charm, the delicious food, the simple, country-house rooms, and the stunning gardens
In a Nutshell: Timeless Cumbrian gem in a stunning setting overlooking the Winster Valley offering tip-top beers, good food, comfortable rooms and a fabulous alfresco terrace
In a Nutshell: Timeless village setting for this riverside inn oozing historic charm - rustic bar, good food and chic rooms with views
In a Nutshell: Spruced up inn hidden away in the Windrush Valley – worth finding for seasonal modern pub food, a brilliant drinks list, comfortable rooms, and its fabulous summer terrace
In a Nutshell: Tardis-like town inn hiding historic beamed interior with timeless tap room, exciting food, hands-on hosts, and smart rooms
In a Nutshell: Former mill in a fabulous riverside location close to the coast and the New Forest; worth finding for the secret gardens, imaginative pub food and charming country-house style rooms
In a Nutshell: Expect sublime cooking and funky rooms with the wow factor at Nick and Mary Galer’s informal modern-day inn just a stroll from the River Thames
In a Nutshell: Remote village setting on the edge of Exmoor for this revamped rural inn offering stylish rooms and modern British food with daily menus; welcoming hands-on owners too
In a Nutshell: Expect the unexpected at this boldly revamped Cotswold inn on Stow’s square - super comfy rooms, modern British cooking, secret garden and a cool café next door
In a Nutshell: Well-loved village inn close to the A1, with seasonal menus bristling with local produce and country-chic bedrooms.
In a Nutshell: Stunning Test Valley village location for this fabulous fishing and shooting inn, just yards from the famous chalk stream and worth finding for classic British food and country smart rooms
In a Nutshell: Shun the M4 Services and seek out this stylishly refurbished old drovers’ inn for the relaxed vibe, modern British cooking and beautiful bedrooms
In a Nutshell: A beautiful North Lakes location for this classic old coaching inn, renowned for its timeless bar, traditional atmosphere, warm hospitality and modern British cooking; great garden too
In a Nutshell: High in the Peckforton Hills, the Pheasant draws the crowds for far-reaching views across the Cheshire Plain, log fires in the bar, imaginative food, and refurbished bedrooms. Great walking too
In a Nutshell: A reminder of Greenwich’s amazing seafaring history offering great beers, delicious pub food and fabulous rooms that promise dreams of the high seas. You’ll be glad you washed up here.
In a Nutshell: Picture-perfect 17th-century village inn refurbished in cool, rustic style with cosy rooms and inventive modern British food
In a Nutshell: Expect top-notch pub food, a cracking community atmosphere and high levels of comfort in smartly refurbished rooms and cottages at this village pub close to both moor and sea
In a Nutshell: Fabulous foodie bolthole in dreamy hilltop village within easy reach of M40 and London – worth finding for innovative food, country-chic rooms and pub’s superb butcher’s shop
In a Nutshell: Fabulous Cumbrian bolthole in the Lyth Valley – seek it out for sublime food, romantic rooms, stunning views, and great walks from the door
In a Nutshell: Honey-stone inn hidden deep in rolling countryside, come for smart rooms, great beer, local food and long country walks
In a Nutshell: Great for walking, this rustic-chic pub in a feudal South Downs village has smart rooms, daily menus and a cool vibe
In a Nutshell: Attractive high street location for this historic inn, well placed for the M3 and worth the detour for the buzzy vibe in the bar, good modern pub food and contemporary-smart rooms
In a Nutshell: Sleepy village setting south of Cambridge for this timbered 16th-century inn offering a traditional feel, good pub food and simple, comfortable and peaceful garden rooms
In a Nutshell: Seek out this timbered riverside inn close to foodie Ludlow in glorious walking country for it’s kitchen garden, innovative cooking and cool new cabin rooms.
In a Nutshell: Traditional old inn with a classic bar, charming accommodation and top notch dining in a fabulous location on the edge of Dartmoor
In a Nutshell: Rescued and revamped in quirky rustic French style with relaxed café/bistro feel, a great drinks menu, exciting Mediterranean food, and special rooms