Picture the scene – a gentle romantic stroll beside the river, followed by a thirst-quenching drink and far-reaching views as you watch the sun go down together, a candle-lit dinner against a backdrop of wooden beams and crackling log fire, before settling down for a restful night’s sleep in a warm, intimate bedroom. If this sounds like the perfect romantic day to you, then check out our Great Country Pubs and discover your perfect pub with accommodation, guaranteed to leave you and that special person in your life with memories to treasure.
Deep in the woods not far from Henley on Thames (Oxon), the Cherry Tree Inn offers a perfect hideaway for loved up couples within lovely king-size guest rooms tucked away in an adjoining barn.
A warm welcome awaits you at the Rising Sun in Clanfield, (Hamp). This charming village inn is at the centre of the lovely village of Clanfield, nestling in a lee of the South Downs.
At the Grove Ferry Pub in Upstreet (Kent), sit on the riverside terrace and watch cruisers gracefully float by while sipping a glass of wine.
Staying at the Feathered Nest in Nether Westcote (Oxon) is a delightful experience! Feeling like it is cut off from the west of the world in the depths of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, be prepared to be spoilt rotten.
For the ultimate romantic glamping experience with all the essential home comforts, Drusilla's Inn at Wigbeth (Dorset) offers quirky shepherd’s huts located in the paddock surrounded by sheep. Each hut sleeps two adults.
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.
This is horse-racing country and it’s not just the stables that house pure-breeds; this picturesque 18th-century inn is as authentic as they come.
It’s a wonderful treat to find such a good, traditional country pub, where good beer takes centre stage. This is first and foremost a drinkers’ pub.
The Greyhound is a great example of a proper English village inn, where community comes together and all visitors from near and far are made to feel welcome.
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.
Standing opposite the village green, The Roebuck will leave a lasting impression – painted bright yellow and green on the outside and full of quirky character inside.
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.
Set in the picturesque hamlet of Playhatch close to Henley-on-Thames and Maidenhead, this charming 16th-century coaching inn is the perfect place to get away from it all.