The River Thames and the Kennet and Avon Canal meander through the county of Berkshire, making it a popular spot for water-based activities, and waterside pubs.
Other visitors prefer to unlock historical secrets at an intriguing museum, grand stately home or monumental castle. To the other extreme, families are drawn to the thrills and spills the region’s theme parks.
There is no more enjoyable way to spend the day than travelling from one charming village to another in search of Berkshire's historic inns. Whether you're looking for a dog-friendly pub, tasty food or comfortable pub accommodation, you will find it here in Berkshire. Pubs like The Crown at Playhatch and The Little Angel near Henley on Thames are perfect examples of what this county has to offer.
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Truly beautiful nestled in the historic surroundings of Nether Westcote the Feathered Nest has ale in its blood – its roots having grown from a Cotswold stone malthouse dating from around 1665.
A dreamy Cotswold inn serving award-winning food, the Swan pins its colours to the mast of the flagpole stood outside its doors.
This ivy-clad pub comes in the form of a listed Georgian coaching inn, with high ceilings and open fires, dating back to the 1830s.
In a quaint village setting perched on the banks of the River Wey, the Stag is a perfect example of the very best that a Great British Pub can offer.
The Griffin is a proper local pub with a truly authentic feel that is matched by few other establishments. Family run with great passion, a devoted crowd flock to the well-stocked bar for real ales...
Formerly a medieval hall house, The Cat’s tile-hung exterior fronts a delightfully pubby atmosphere buzzing with locals who are proud to share their hidden gem with visitors.
For those seeking the traditional Cotswold experience or those who have a desire for walking the King’s Head, sitting behind the village green, ticks all the boxes.
Following a much welcomed refurbishment by the new hosts, this historic country pub in the woods at Stoke Row now has a new lease of life. You just have to turn into the car park to see the...
This cute whitewashed pub has more strings to its bow than just pulling pints.