Where to go for an Easter Holiday break 

26 March 2017

With the Easter Holidays nearly upon us and the spring days getting longer, take a look at our recommendations for a relaxing few days away at a fantastic pub with rooms. Expect to find a comfortable room with cossetting extras and smart bathrooms, imaginative menus brimming with local produce, and a cosy bar serving tip-top beers and wine. We have whet your appetite with a taster of what you can see and do in the area, but explore the extensive Out & About section under each inn for more inspiration and ideas on places to visit, activities to enjoy and where to shop during your stay.

The Old Stocks Inn, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire

Expect the unexpected at this boldly revamped inn on Stow’s square – super comfy rooms, modern British cooking, a secret garden, and a cool café next door. There’s great shopping in Stow and Burford, stunning Cotswold walking, and chocolate box villages to explore.
Read more about this pub with rooms in Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire

The Plough Inn, Lupton, Cumbria

Base yourself at this smart roadside inn and you’re mid-way between the glorious Lakes and Dales, with so much to see and do smack on the doorstep. Return to spacious country-house style bedrooms, delicious seasonal food and a big welcome.
Read more about this pub with rooms in Lupton, Cumbria

The Leicester Arms, Penshurst, Kent

Rustic British food, a gorgeous terrace with valley views, and comfortable rooms draw a discerning crowd to this restored village inn opposite the gates to Penshurst Place. Stately piles abound – visit Hever Castle, Knole Park, Chiddingstone Castle and Ightham Mote.
Read more about this pub with rooms in Penshurst, Kent

The Pheasant, Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire

So much more than a convenient M4 pit-stop, this stylishly refurbished old drovers’ inn is the perfect base for antique hunting in Hungerford, visiting Highclere Castle (fictional Downton Abbey) and fabulous walking across the Lambourn Downs.
Read more about this pub with rooms in Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire

The Cartford Inn, Little Eccleston, Lancashire

Close to the bling and bright lights of Blackpool and the wild moorland landscape of the Trough of Bowland, this renovated riverside coaching inn offers stunning bedrooms, quirky bar and dining rooms and a menu that reflects Lancashire’s celebrated food culture.
Read more about this pub with rooms in Little Eccleston, Lancashire

The Fountaine Inn, Linton-in-Craven, North Yorkshire

A beautiful village green setting for this traditional pub with rooms deep in the Dales, renowned for great beer, hearty food, its timeless bar and contemporary bedrooms; close to Skipton Castle, shopping in Harrogate, and wonderful walking.
Read more about this pub with rooms in Linton-in-Craven, North Yorkshire

The Crown, Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk

Spend a few days at this civilised rustic-chic inn and make the most of the creative seasonal menus, the top-drawer wine list and super comfortable rooms. Explore beautiful ‘Constable Country’, visiting Flatford Mill, historic Lavenham, and Beth Chatto’s inspirational garden.
Read more about this pub with rooms in Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk

The Pheasant, Neenton, Shropshire

Rescued and refurbished in country-rustic style, this community local in the Shropshire Hills offers a big welcome, good country cooking, and three comfortable rooms. Stroll up Brown Clee Hill for fantastic views, and explore the foodie town of Ludlow.
Read more about this pub with rooms in Neenton, Shropshire

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