The British love nothing more than to go for a walk – made even better by a refreshing beverage at the end of it. We’ve hand picked the best pubs for walks so you can enjoy the perfect weekend.
Whether you’re working up an appetite, wanting to make the most of the local scenery or walk off your Sunday roast – there’s a trail for you. Follow the Cotswold Way for quintessential British villages, riverside strolls and cosy pubs, follow the Thames path for waterside walks and a spot of history, or head to the coast for windswept walks along the White Cliffs of Dover. Hikes, ambles and cliff climbs are just a few of the ways to get those legs moving.
Said to be the perfect way to exercise, walking has even been rumoured to boost creativity. And the best thing about it is, it’s free and you can do it anywhere – which makes it the ideal way to enjoy all the glorious countryside that’s right on your doorstep – or at least on the doorstep of a fantastic pub with good food and real ale. Yes, these pubs for walkers are now stylish crash pads serving up inventive food via their creative menus, or offering just the best beer battered fish and chips you’ve had in like…forever. And it always seems to taste better when you’ve earned it.
Country Pub Walks
Fun for all the family, including your four-legged friend, the choice of country pub walks is endless. Explore the magical scenery around the coves and beaches of Devon and Cornwall, the wild and wonderful Yorkshire Moors, or one of Britain’s dramatic coastlines. Just don’t forget your camera.
Inns for walkers are now no longer just a place to have a pint at the end of your journey, they are destinations.
There are so many great pubs for walks – just make sure you walk to the right one. Here’s a helping hand…