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Pubs & Inns

  • 10 Brilliant Beer Gardens in Herts & Beds

    It's National Beer Day on 15 June in case you needed an excuse to check out our counties' best pubs with gardens. Here's where to head to quaff a chilled pint in the sunshine.

  • Review: Wild Thyme & Honey, Ampney Crucis

    Cotswolds corker! Brand new for this year and showing all the honey-stoned charms you'd expect of an historic 16th century inn (with some multi-million pound mod-cons), read on and book in. You'll love it.

  • Review: The Hare & Hounds, nr Newbury

    A little bit of country, a little bit of rock 'n' roll. The Hare and Hounds is a boutique inn with 30 stylish rooms, fuss-free food and a focus on fun - Muddy Berkshire editor Rachel checks in.

  • 52 roasts with the most across the Muddy counties

    Why bother basting potatoes with goose fat when this lot do it so much better? Grab your gang and head to one of these gorgeous gastropubs across the Muddy counties.

  • Valentine’s date night delivered with love

    Cupid’s in the kitchen! Here are 10 of Herts & Beds best takeaways bringing the food of lurve to you this Valentine’s Day, all wrapped up and sealed with a (socially distanced) kiss!

  • The Red Lion burgers

    Tip-top takeaways to see you through lockdown

    Restaurants, cafes and bars may be closing, but you can still support our brilliant local businesses by ordering a takeaway. Oh go on, if we must...

  • The Royal Standard of England

    Want to impress the rellies? Take them to the oldest freehouse in England - at 900 years old with resident ghosts, The Royal Standard in Forty Green (near Beaconsfield) has character in spades.

  • The perfect pub grub?

    Scampi aficionado Jo Sutherland has a lotta love for the classic pub fayre at the newly rebooted Full Moon in Hawridge.

  • 36 perfect pubs with rooms

    Fancy a weekend away in the countryside? The intrepid Muddy editors across 19 counties know all the best spots for a relaxed overnighter. Eat, drink, RELAX!

  • The Cricketers, Weston

    Looking for a proper, cosy pub? Home-cooked food, real ale and log fires? Perhaps with a muddy walk before or after? Welcome to The Cricketers.

  • Sunday lunch sorted

    Bring on the Yorkshire puds! The best spots for a weekend nosh up across 18 Muddy counties.

  • The White Hart, Welwyn

    Steamed buns with crispy hake, I can't get you out of my mind!

  • Muddy Eats: The Alford Arms rises from the ashes

    The fire that closed The Alford Arms in Frithsden earlier this year left good food and beer lovers across this end of the county howling and bereft. And understandably so. But it's back -- and it's just as lovely, as welcoming, as comfortable, and as popular as it ever was...

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