The Best Pubs for a Winter Tipple in Somerset
There’s nothing better than going for a bracing winter walk and finding yourself (inexplicably!) outside a country pub. The welcoming beacon to many a weary traveller over the years, Britain’s inns and taverns offer good food, excellent ale and a cosy fire to warm your toes by. If you’re spending a winter break at a luxury cottage in Somerset, here are some pubs where you’ll find the best winter tipples and a hearty steak and ale pie to keep you going:
Spring has arrived late in our area. Many guests visit this part of England in order to visit the surrounding country houses and gardens. The gardens are at their best in late May and early June for spectacular floral displays. Montacute House, Stourhead, Barrington Court, Tintinhull and Lytes Carey are some of the most popular.
Somerset has a rich agricultural history and throughout the centuries wealthy landowners and others have built grand homes for themselves in the countryside. Today a large number of those country homes and mansions remain standing in perfect condition and are open for public exploration. Many of these impressive residences also have exquisitely landscaped gardens to wander in.
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