Countryside Retreats

Escaping to the countryside for a few days is the perfect antidote for those wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. A long walk through the beautiful and varied British landscape, followed by a freshly prepared meal and refreshing drink at the pub is a great way to recharge your batteries.

We have put together a selection of our favourite country pubs with rooms which are the perfect getaway for a romantic weekend, break with friends or family staycation.

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The Tempest Arms – Skipton, North Yorkshire

The Tempest Arms is a country pub situated in the quaint village of Elslack. The pretty village pub is surrounded by rolling countryside close to the picturesque Yorkshire Dales and is a popular spot for ramblers and outdoor enthusiasts. It has 21 individually styled en-suite bedrooms, including three rooms with hot tubs.

The Mason Arms – South Leigh, Oxfordshire

The Mason Arms is tucked away in the peaceful Oxfordshire countryside, just 1.5 hours’ drive from London, and 15 minutes from Oxford and The Cotswolds. Surrounded by countryside, The Mason Arms is beautifully unique with its vintage wallpapers, decadent bedrooms and quirky artwork. The inn makes for an ideal place to stay both in the summer and the winter months.

The Ivy House – Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire

Situated in the heart of the Chiltern Vale, The Ivy House is a stunning flint and brick old English inn. The country pub has a wonderful garden which is ideal on a hot summer’s day. Renowned for their excellent food, real ales, extensive wine list and beautiful bedrooms, The Ivy House makes for a perfect weekend away.

The George III – Dolgellau, Gynedd

The George III is a stunning, newly refurbished, dog friendly pub set on the banks of the magnificent Mawddach Estuary on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park. The country pub has 10 en-suite bedrooms, a large breakfast and dining area, 2 bars and a cosy snug. The surrounding area is a haven for visitors who wish to explore the fantastic countryside and its many walks, climbs and lakes.

The Lamb – Salisbury, Wiltshire

Situated in the charming village of Hindon, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Lamb is a stunning pub with boutique bedrooms. The traditional country pub is complete with low beam ceilings, beautiful interiors, and open log fires. The Lamb offers 18, individually styled bedrooms which include 4 poster beds and roll top baths.

The Peat Spade Inn – Stockbridge, Hampshire

The Peat Spade Inn sits in a picture postcard setting in the beautiful village of Longstock in the heart of Hampshire. The country pub is located in the Test Valley, less than a mile from Stockbridge – a popular spot for fly fishing. Complete with rustic wooden interiors and log fires, the Peat Spade Inn is elegantly styled throughout and has 8 characterful and cosy bedrooms. The idyllic pub provides the perfect country escape for those looking to ramble through the New Forest or go fishing at Stockbridge.

The Frogmill – Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Nestled in the sweeping Gloucestershire countryside and close to Cheltenham, The Frogmill sits between vibrant Cotswolds villages. This beautiful Grade 2 listed pub with rooms comes with 28 individually styled en-suite bedrooms, ranging from double rooms to deluxe suites. The Frogmill is a perfect place to stay for those seeking a peaceful country retreat from which to explore the Cotswolds’ beautiful towns and villages.

The Hoste – Burnham Market, Norfolk

The Hoste is a luxurious boutique pub, hotel and spa where guests can choose to stay in one of six diverse properties all located in the picturesque village of Burnham Market including; The Hoste, Vine House hotel, Railway House hotel and the luxury Holiday Cottages. The quaint village of Burnham Market is a stone’s throw away from the glorious North Norfolk coastline with its many stunning beaches and wide-open spaces.

The Stag on the River – Godalming, Surrey

Located in the quintessential English village of Eashing, The Stag on the River is a stunning country pub with 7 individually styled bedrooms. This wonderful pub sits alongside the banks of the River Wey offering the perfect picturesque backdrop. The Stag is ideally situated, within an easy distance from Guildford, Portsmouth, and London.

The Wheatsheaf Inn – Kendal, Cumbria

Situated in the idyllic village of Brigsteer, The Wheatsheaf Inn has stunning views on the edge of the damson growing Lyth Valley. The pub is recently refurbished and consists of 6 individually styled en-suite bedrooms. The Wheatsheaf is a perfect place to stay for those wanting to explore the surrounding countryside and medieval market town of Kendal.