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 ever in the delightful village of East Clandon drop in for a bite at the Queen's Head, you won't be disapointed.
Many many great country pubs in Surrey also offer excellent pub accommodation for a romantic weekend in the heart of Surrey.
Find more information on Surrey and an official tourism guide to the area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This stylish village pub has built its reputation on first-class service and ensuring that customer expectations are always met.
This cute whitewashed pub has more strings to its bow than just pulling pints.
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...
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.