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Rhododendron Gardens Leith Hill

Rhododendron Gardens Leith Hill

Rhododendron Gardens Leith Hill I’ve always liked the Rhododendron Gardens Leith Hill. And I have found as I have got older that I like them even more. Now, I’m not […]

The Grantley Arms Wonersh picture

The Grantley Arms Wonersh

The Grantley Arms Wonersh The Grantley Arms Wonersh – are you looking for a pub with great food, some fabulous history and even a couple of ghosts kicking about the […]

Understanding british seaside towns

Understanding British Seaside Towns

British Seaside Towns Fish and chips, buckets and spades, beach huts, a Punch and Judy show and penny amusement arcades. British seaside towns are quintessentially British and I think, fairly unique […]

Bramber Castle Ruins

Bramber Castle Ruins

Bramber Castle Ruins When you arrive at Bramber Castle ruins car park, the first thing you will notice is a church, St Nicholas. It is old, even by British standards! […]

St James' Church - Shere

St James’ Church – Shere

St James’ Church – Shere The village of Shere in Surrey is arguably the most filmed village in Surrey. Scenes from Bridget Jones – The Edge of Reason was filmed […]

hitoric pubs of sussex

Historic Pubs of Sussex

Historic Pubs of Sussex Welcome to my favourite Historic Pubs of Sussex! Below you will find a list of some of my favourite Historic Pubs of Sussex but first, there […]

The Swan Fittleworth

The Swan Fittleworth

The Swan Fittleworth The earliest parts of The Swan Fittleworth, date from 1382 but it is believed that an earlier Saxon building stood here. The Swan became a coaching Inn in […]

White Hart Stopham Bridge

The White Hart – Stopham Pulborough

The White Hart – Stopham The White Hart Stopham stands next to Stopham Bridge. It’s a great location to have a pub, right by the River Arun in the rolling […]

The Duke of Cumberland Arms in Henley

The Duke of Cumberland Arms in Henley The Duke of Cumberland Arms in Henley is a very picturesque 16th-century pub hidden away just north of Midhurst. Certainly, it is a […]

Stephan Langton Friday Street

Stephan Langton Friday Street This is certainly not the oldest pub in Surrey but perhaps it will win the award for the most secluded. Tucked in the small hamlet of […]

The Plough Coldharbour

The Plough – Coldharbour

The Plough – Coldharbour Set in the Surrey Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, AONB, is The Plough Coldharbour. The Surrey Hills were designated an AONB in 1958. They receive […]

The White Hart WitleyThe White Hart Witley

White Hart – Witley

White Hart – Witley. A great Country Pub with a Modern Twist The White Hart at Witley is an Elizabethan (16th Century) public house and is said to stand on […]

The Crown Inn ChiddingfoldThe Crown Inn Chiddingfold

The Crown – Chiddingfold

The Crown Inn Chiddingfold It is said The Crown Inn Chiddingfold is, certainly, one of the oldest pubs in England. It is said it was originally built as a Rest […]

Dog and Pheasant Brook SurreyDog and Pheasant Brook Surrey

Dog and Pheasant – Brook

Dog and Pheasant – Brook, Surrey The Dog and Pheasant is a 15th Century Medieval Coaching Inn, full of black oak beams and, of course, character.  Yes, Medieval, it’s that […]

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The White Horse – Shere

The White Horse – Shere The White Horse – Shere was built in about 1425 as a farmhouse. The Inglenook fireplaces were added later in the 1600s and it became […]