If you’re looking for a great pub to visit on your travels this year, look no further. These pubs are at the top of their game. Here are our 2020 Top Ten 2020 Pubs, in county order.
Cock in Hemingford Grey (Cambridgeshire)
Imaginative food in pretty pub with extensive wine list, four interesting beers, a bustling atmosphere and a smart restaurant.
Bell at Horndon-on-the-Hill (Essex)
Lovely historic pub with fine food and a very good range of drinks; lovely bedrooms.
Kings Head in Bledington (Gloucestershire)
16th-c inn with atmospheric furnishings, super wines by the glass, real ales and delicious food; smart bedrooms.
Inn at Whitewell in Whitewell (Lancashire)
Rather grand old house with smartly pubby atmosphere, top quality food, exceptional wine list, real ales and professional, friendly service; luxury bedrooms.
Olive Branch in Clipsham (Leicestershire)
A special place for a drink, a meal or an overnight stay; bedrooms
Rose & Crown in Snettisham (Norfolk)
Particularly well run inn with log fires and interesting furnishings, imaginative food, a fine range of drinks and stylish seating on heated terrace; well equipped bedrooms
Woods in Dulverton (Somerset)
Smartly informal place with exceptional wines, real ales, first rate food and a good mix of customers
Horse Guards in Tillington (Sussex)
300-year-old inn with beams, panelling and open fires in rambling rooms, excellent food and charming garden; cottagey bedrooms
Longs Arms in South Wraxall (Wiltshire)
Friendly owners for well run and handsome old stone inn with plenty of character, real ales and first class food
Wyvill Arms in Constable Burton (Yorkshire)
Well run, friendly dining pub with interesting food, a dozen wines by the glass, real ales and efficient helpful service; bedrooms.