Romantic Getaway for Valentine's Day20/01/2020
Pubs don't just offer luxurious accommodation and a characterful atmosphere, but also delicious award-winning food. Many serve locally sourced fresh produce, game and seafood prepared by award winning chefs.
The Stay in a Pub collection features accommodation throughout the UK, some located in picturesque countryside, others near tranquil beaches and many close to charming heritage sites - they are the perfect escape for a romantic break.
Below are a few of our favourites...
The Fountaine Inn, Grassington, North Yorkshire
An idyllic inn, perhaps the most beautiful setting in the Yorkshire dales, offering great dining, with cosy snug and roaring log fires and a truly warm welcome.
The Lion at Wendlebury, nr Bicester, Oxfordshire
Combine your stay in a superior or deluxe room at a characterful pub offering superb food, quality ales and fine wines with some shopping at the world-renowned shopping village in Bicester.
The Royal Oak, Keswick, Cumbria
Rated 4 gold AA stars, this is a charming place to stay with open fires, home cooked food and cosy bedrooms. It has also played host to some well know literary guests such as Sir Walter Scott, Lord Tennyson and Robert Louis Stevenson.
The Fisherman’s Haunt, Christchurch, Dorset
A beautiful pub near Christchurch recently refurbished to a supreme standard. With its farmhouse feel, fine seasonal fare and stylish bedrooms, it is a special place to dine, drink and stay in the Dorset countryside.
The Bell in Ticehurst, East Sussex
A fabulous multi award winning traditional, yet uniquely quirky, 16th century inn with delicious, locally sourced and uncomplicated menus. The perfect base from which to explore gems like Hastings, Tunbridge Wells and Rye.
The Rashleigh Arms, St Austell, Cornwall
Located near the pretty harbour of Charleston, this hidden gem boasts 4 gold AA star rated rooms and prides itself on providing a warm welcome and the personal touch. All food and drink is from suppliers based in Cornwall.
Devonshire Arms at Beeley, Chatsworth Estate, Derbyshire
A charming 18th century inn located on the picturesque Chatsworth Estate known for its mouth-watering dishes in the Brasserie and stylish bedrooms with large comfortable beds, luxury bathrobes and freshly ground coffee.
The Mayflower, Lymington, Hampshire
Here you can sleep in the finest Egyptian cotton bed linen, bathe in beautiful Victorian roll top baths and enjoy some downtime looking out over the Solent. Talented chefs prepare delicious seasonal dishes and the bar provides an extensive wine list, best in class ale and creative gin cocktails.
The Bucks Arms, Aylsham, Norfolk
This former 17th century coaching inn is located next to Blickling Hall with access to the estate’s 4,777 acres of woods, park and farmland. The well-proportioned rooms have original four-poster beds and the restaurant serves local produce and English classics.
The Dog and Fox, Wimbledon, London
An iconic pub in the heart of leafy Wimbledon Village. Guests can expect a warm welcome, exquisite bedrooms and a fantastic dining experience. This is the perfect base for a London city break while being able to escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre.