On the Norfolk coast you might choose to linger on vast sandy beaches, walk the Coast Path, picnic by the pier, take a boat trip to see the seals, watch birds or experience the thrills of kitesurfing. Then again, you might settle in for a relaxing lunch in a comfortable Norfolk pub with a view to the sea on the horizon and cattle grazing on the saltmarsh in the foreground. No worries about driving – the CoastHopper bus runs a frequent service along the coast road.
Inland, choose from boating on the Broads, treetop adventures in the Breckland forests, or cycling in the magical landscape of the Fens. Visit an award-winning museum, a stately home or evocative priory ruins, or indulge in some shopping in historic Norwich.
Taste Cromer crabs, seafood, and samphire, fresh from a roadside stall. Taste the beer too: with soil and temperature perfect for producing malting barley, there’s an abundance of micro-breweries in the county.
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.
A dreamy Cotswold inn serving award-winning food, the Swan pins its colours to the mast of the flagpole stood outside its doors.
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.
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.
A white picket fence is what catches the eye on approach to this quaint 17th century village watering hole, located in the delightful village of East Clandon.
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.
An enchanting grade II listed building dating back to the 16th century with a very distinctive eyebrow roof. Inside, it remains delightfully unspoilt retaining original features such as the inglenook...
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...
A whitewashed Georgian gem’ is the best way to describe this sophisticated village pub set in the stunning Sussex countryside.