The diversity of this county is mesmerizing - from the heathland and valley woodlands to the high empty commons that rise to the soaring outliers of the West Sussex Downs. Historic villages nestle perfectly in stunning landscape alongside vibrant market towns, complemented at every turn by many of the South East’s best country pubs. Pubs like the Stag on the River, Eashing, where you can take lunch beside the millstream, or at the Wiremill at Lingfield overlooking a lake.
Tranquil it may be, but this beautiful county is not short on things to do either. As well as countless free museums, historic houses, gardens and outdoor pursuits, it boasts two of the country’s biggest theme parks.
Eating out at pubs in Surrey can be a great delight. Most of the excellent establishments listed here have top restaurants, with many also serving good bar food. If your in the delightful village of East Clandon, drop in for a bite at the Queen's Head and you will not be disapointed, while many many other great country pubs in Surrey also offer excellent pub accommodation for a romantic weekend in the heart of Surrey.
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It is well worth a detour down the secluded lane to this 15th-century mill set beside its own lake and nestled amongst mature oak and birch.
Customer care and attention to detail take priority at this proper country pub.
Standing in the chocolate-box village of Chilham, who could resist this large 600-year-old country inn complete with exposed oak beams and inglenook fireplaces that offer a glimpse into yesteryear?
A whitewashed Georgian gem’ is the best way to describe this sophisticated village pub set in the stunning Sussex countryside.
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.
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.
Steeped in history, this delightful Grade II listed inn has afforded a warm refuge to travellers for some 270 years.
In a super setting in the delightful village of Meopham, step inside this pretty whitewashed building to find a vibrant ambience and three open log fires to warm you on a winter’s day.
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.