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Pubs & Inns

  • The loveliest pubs with rooms

    Only one thing better than a pub. A pub with a place to rest your weary head! Here are 36 of the best, across the 19 Muddy counties.

  • 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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