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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

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

Heron’s Cove Restaurant, Goleen

Fresh seafood by the harbour     About the place: The multiple-award-winning Heron’s Cove Restaurant is located on a tidal inlet at Goleen, a small village in West Cork, Ireland.  It is a peaceful and tranquil retreat. When Bird and

Boathouse Bistro, Kenmare

The Boathouse at Dromquinna Manor near Kenmare     About the place: A delightful waterfront restaurant serving the freshest fish in a great setting with wonderful views to the islands. Ratings: Disagree with our ratings? Tell us why. (Before clicking

Watersmeet Tearoom

In a wooded gorge on the edge of Exmoor   About the Place: Watersmeet House has been serving teas since 1901. A visit to the West County isn’t quite complete without biting into a freshly cooked scone, thickly layered with