Made a New Year's resolution to get out more? These nature writers have given their recommendations for some of the most beautiful walks in Britain - and, of course, the pubs that are perfectly placed for a refuel en route!
Warm, friendly and great food
Fantastic riverside location & garden, great beers
Carriages is a restaurant and bar serving supreme British and European cuisine (plus a selection of pan-Asian bites) alongside a peerless selection of fine wine and ales, which can also be enjoyed or in the beer garden.
Very few country pubs can compete with the character of The Chequered Skipper, sitting on the green of a village built entirely of stone and thatch. Fine cuisine, beers and wines await you at one of the finest country pubs in Northamptonshire.
Lobster Smack in Canvey Island has a beer garden. The pub has a car park, it has a cocktail bar. Lobster Smack gives a warm welcome to dogs and their owners. The pub is a family friendly pub, it serves food. Lobster Smack has an outside area. The pub serves real ale, it has a smoking area. Lobster Smack has free WiFi. The pub has a dart board, it has live music events. Lobster Smack has a pool table. The pub holds quiz nights, it has BT Sport. Lobster Smack has Sky Sports. The pub is a member of Cask Marque.
Traditional country pub with a warm welcome and large open fire when it's cold, huge beer garden for when it's warm. Walks extending around the broads and down to the sea. The best access to see the seal colony.