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    Somerset’s cosiest winter pubs

    Cosy nooks, roaring fires, locally sourced nosh, craft ales and ciders – and a warm welcome – in our pick of Somerset's countryside pubs

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    The Hare and Hounds, Bath

    Enjoy a winter warming meal followed by a hearty walk – or vice versa – at this spacious, child-friendly gastropub on the edge of Bath

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    The King’s Arms, Charlton Horethorne

    A charming countryside inn with 10 comfy rooms, great food – and service to match – right on the Somerset/Dorset border

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    The Chequers, Bath

    Relaxed Modern British fine dining and pub classics in a central Bath pub that's been here since the American Declaration of Independence

  • The Barrington Boar, nr Ilminster

    A village pub with rooms which genuinely embraces local produce to create incredible seasonal food

  • Exmoor White Horse Inn

    Fancy a walk on the wild side? Muddy vists Exmoor for a defrazzling countryside stay (and some Beast-spotting) at The White Horse Inn.

  • The Bull Inn, nr Bruton

    From the people behind international art gallery Hauser & Wirth and the Roth Bar & Grill, this trad Somerset pub is family and dog friendly with top notch pub classics on the menu and a plethora of games and activities in the sunny gardens

  • The Kingsdon Inn, nr Somerton

    Laid back country pub on a village green with English comfort classics, fresh fish, seafood – and boar bolognaise – on the menu

    • The Five Dials, Horton

      A Somerset country pub with sunny food, a warm welcome and a Mediterranean suntrap patio garden. It's beginning to feel a lot like summer.

    • The Old Crown Inn, Kelston

      Cracking pub classics in an atmospheric 400-year-old inn on the edge of Bath, with a large garden, outdoor bar, fire pit, lodge – and bee house

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