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  • The Castle Inn, West Lulworth

    Rustic luxe pub with rooms, food by a Blumenthal protégé and just two minutes walk away from the stunning Jurassic coast. I'd say the dream combo for a weekend away...

  • Sunday lunch sorted

    Bring on the Yorkshire puds! The best spots for a weekend nosh up across 18 Muddy counties, including Somerset and near neighbours

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    Top gastropubs near you

    The pubs that made it onto the 2018 list – and there are SIX in, or within a crisp packet's throw of, Somerset

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    Winter walks with pubs

    Five countryside walks, with a cosy pub to fall into afterwards, before (or both). That's the next few weekends sorted then...

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    Fill your boots

    Muddy eats the Christmas menu (not literally) up at the gastropub The Swan in Wedmore in the Somerset Levels

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    Eat deets

    Rustic gastropub, neighbourhood restaurant or city cafe/bar – three places to meet and eat in Somerset that you might not know about

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      The roasts with the most

      One of life's real pleasures: a succulent Sunday roast with all the trimmings. Here's where to go to find Somerset's best Sunday lunches

    • The Swan at Bampton

      What. A. Find. A pretty, whitewashed pub in a historic town on the Somerset/Devon border, with a cabinet groaning under the weight of awards.

      • The Red Lion Inn, Babcary

        The village of Babcary's only got a church and a pub. Can't vouch for the church but oh, what a pub: great atmos and food in the restaurant and some rather swanky rooms...

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        10 best Summer pubs

        Summer pub crawl around the county: visit these Somerset pubs with groovy gardens and other cool outdoor spaces

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