Britain's Cosiest Pubs to visit this Winter

Discover Britain's cosiest pubs with our Editor's Picks to the best pubs to visit this season 🍺 🍁🎄

The Gunton Arms

The Gunton Arms is a unique pub located within a historic 1,000-acre deer park dating back to the 18th-century. Art dealer, Ivor Braka bought the pub in 2009 and spent 2 years renovating which included selecting appropriate pieces from his art collection with works by Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst now hung on the walls.

The Plough, Scalby

The Plough, where boutique accommodation and award-winning dining blend seamlessly with traditional Yorkshire hospitality. nestled in the village of Scalby, a few miles from the beloved seaside town of Scarborough on the North Yorkshire coast. A charming gem with as much character and appeal as its residents. The Plough boasts both style and personality.

The Farrier, Scarborough

Hugged by the North Yorkshire Coast between Scarborough and Filey in the handsome village of Cayton, The Farrier is blessed with a dramatic setting and more history than you can shake a stick at. Fusing the rich equestrian heritage of the village with traditional hospitality, this family-run inn sees no stone left unturned when it comes to luxury and comfort. Think exposed beams, parquet floors and flop-into armchairs where you can unwind by the fire. There’s so much goodness at The Farrier that you’ll leave in a positively more relaxed state of mind.

The Brisley Bell

The Brisley Bell Inn is a 17th-century pub which has been tastefully and sympathetically renovated to become a stunning destination pub. In addition to the bar area, there is a quiet dining room and a cosy snug kitted out with books and an open fire.

The Horse Guards Inn

The Horse Guards Inn is located in the sleepy village of Tillington in the South Downs National Park, a few miles from Petworth. Filled with character, this 350-year-old pub is a great place to visit all year round. The vast, hidden garden is a picturesque haven of wildflowers and a great spot to catch the sun.

The Suffield Arms, Norfolk

Don’t be fooled by its rural setting and elegant demeanour, inside The Suffield Arms is a heady concoction of styles that commands your attention. With its flamboyant artwork, old-school bar, Mediterranean tapas restaurant and sultry Saloon Bar, The Suffield has taken the village of Thorpe Market by storm. Having undergone an extensive refurb in 2021, the original 19th-century pub has been whipped into the 21st century by owner and London art dealer, Ivor Braka.

The Star Inn

Some six hundred years have made The Star Inn the charming pub that it is today. And what a pub, with food inspired by the inn’s North York Moors location that has earned it a prestigious Michelin star. A title they have proudly held for four years in a row now.

The Noah's Ark

The Noah’s Ark in Lurgashall is a bewitching 16th-century pub located just a stone’s throw from Blackdown Hill on the borders of Surrey and West Sussex. Step inside to find a wonderful mix of old meets new - ancient fireplaces and low beams, alongside comfy leather sofas and contemporary design features.

The Gurnard's Head

A landmark pub almost at the edge of England, the Gurnard’s Head is your last stop for a pint and an open fire before the Atlantic Ocean. Between St Just and Zennor, this is genuine Cornwall. Wild, mysterious and beautiful, the Gurnard’s Head is an inn that transports you back to when travel was that little bit slower.


Enveloped by ancient woodland and sprawling gardens, Boconnoc boasts a stunning setting on a Georgian country estate. Filled with grandeur and centuries-old history, the building was first recorded in the Domesday Book in 1086.
Five Star Stays
Our luxury self-catering holiday cottages are nestled in the pretty villages of Seamer and Scalby, just outside Scarborough, on the North Yorkshire coast.
The Marazion Hotel
The unassuming façade of the Marazion Hotel is reminiscent of its ancient Cornish past where it originally started out as an 18th-century coaching inn.
The Pheasant
Exuding a timeless elegance that wouldn’t look out of place in a glossy magazine, The Pheasant Hotel has all the hallmarks of a luxurious country house.

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