The good pub guide review

Cosy rambling beamed and timbered pub with fine views over the marshes and Blackwater estuary; bare boards, hops and brasses, inglenook log fire, well kept ales such as Adnams and Mighty Oak, plenty of wines by the glass (some local), good sensibly priced home-made food including specials, friendly staff; regular events from cribbage to films plus local art exhibitions in adjoining barn; children welcome, good walks (St Peter's Way), closed Sun evening, Mon (except bank holidays).

Contact Details

Bell, The Street, Purleigh, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 6QJ

(01621) 828348

Pub Group: Punch