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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:
Gloucestershire has a splendid variety of pubs, many having their own unique points of interest. Here are the Best Pubs for a Winter Tipple in Gloucestershire.
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.
Do you know how many types of fish swim in the seas off Cornwall? Or how many ‘oggies’ (pasties) are consumed by visitors every day in the county? Our new infographic gives you all the top facts about this fascinating county. Did you know, for example, that there are over 300 beaches to choose from in Cornwall? So if you want to escape the summer crowds, there’s bound to be a quiet little cove just waiting to be discovered.