Lily’s Tea Garden, Shrewsbury

A secret riverside garden in the centre of Shrewsbury     About the place: Lily’s Tea Garden is an unexpected delight, hidden away opposite the Bus Station.  It is in a lovely garden on the banks of the River Severn

The Swan, Pangbourne

By the banks of the River Thames     About the place: The Swan is a beautiful 17th century listed building, situated in the picturesque village of Pangbourne with three open fires in the winter. There is a spacious terrace

The Boathouse, Shrewsbury

On the banks of the River Severn     About the place: The Boathouse is a well-known oak-beamed pub by the river in Shrewsbury, with views of the riverside and of Quarry Park on the opposite bank. It has extensive

Saracens Head Inn, Symonds Yat

On the East side of the River Wye     About the place: The Saracens Head Inn is a centuries-old family-run riverside inn set within the Wye valley area of outstanding natural beauty, close to Symond’s Yat and the Forest of


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Ye Old Ferry Inn, Symonds Yat

On the banks of the beautiful River Wye     About the place: Ye Olde Ferrie Inn is a fifteenth-century family-run riverside inn with accommodation. It is within the Wye valley area of outstanding natural beauty, close to Symond’s Yat

The Ferryboat Inn, Helford

Sixteenth Century Pub overlooking the Helford River     About the place: The Wright Brothers’ Ferry Boat Inn is on the opposite side of the lovely Helford river from the Shipwright Arms (also in Bird and Dine!) It dates back

Attenborough Nature Centre, Nottinghamshire

Only six miles from the city of Nottingham     About the place: Attenborough Nature Centre is an award-winning Visitor and Education facility surrounded by the tranquil waters of the beautiful 226 acre Attenborough Nature Reserve, owned and managed by

Ferry Inn, Salcombe

Great views across the estuary     About the place: The Ferry Inn is located on the waterfront, right by the jetty for the Portlemouth and Kingsbridge ferries.  The lower level bar opens on to a sheltered waterside terrace with excellent

Shipwright’s Arms, Helford

The thatched pub on the river     About the place: This seventeenth-century thatched pub is in one of the most picturesque riverside locations in Cornwall.  Visitors need to park their cars at the top of the hill and stroll