Pubs & Inns
Muddy says: A 400-year-old pub within striking distance of Bath with award-winning food (and garden) and walks into the Cotswold hills on the doorstep – bring your dog
Muddy says: 17th century inn nestled in the beautiful Blackdown Hills, with cosy atmos, good food – and their very own artisan gin
Muddy says: Bucolic 16th century farmhouse now pub with gardens, views, fabulous fine dining restaurant (and just 10 mins from Bath city centre)
Muddy says: Trad pub with added comfort and style, excellent grub and its own petanque piste and rare pelota wall (bet you don't know what that is)
Muddy says: Laid back but stylish, this former Georgian coaching house has an ex-River Cottage chef in the kitchen, pretty gardens and bedrooms.
Muddy says: Chocolate box 17th century thatched pub with a menu inspired by English comfort food and southern Italian cuisine – wild boar bolognaise, anyone?
Muddy says: Classy Georgian inn on the undulating Somerset/Dorset border with fab food, luxury bedrooms and views of them thar hills.
Muddy says: The best of both worlds: trad thatched pub serving cut above classic pub food and al fresco pizzas plus sleekly chic guest rooms.
Muddy says: Village pub outside, Michelin Guide listed restaurant inside, with a chef from The Oxo Tower and Racine cooking up superb British/Mediterranean food.
Muddy says: 15th century village pub (with suit of armour in the corner) reborn as a cool country destination with Modern British food, incl a vegan menu, and boutique rooms.
Muddy says: The 16th century meets the 21st in the ancient capital of Wessex, with good food, relaxed ambience, and eight stylish guest rooms.
Muddy says: A 17th century inn with Michelin-listed restaurant, 5-star boutique bedrooms and a Tranquilty Garden just for adults ... yes please!
Muddy says: Unassuming, out of the way and one of the UK's Top 50 Gastropubs with panoramic views and spectacular sunsets over the Somerset and Dorset countryside.