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Pubs & Inns

  • 20 local pubs with beer gardens

    Heat wave alert! Grab those sunnies and head out to one of these gorgeous pub gardens for a fabulous meal alfresco in Devon.

  • Review: Wild Thyme & Honey, Ampney Crucis

    Cotswolds corker! Brand new for this year and showing all the honey-stoned charms you'd expect of an historic 16th century inn (with some multi-million pound mod-cons), read on and book in. You'll love it.

  • Review: The Hare & Hounds, nr Newbury

    A little bit of country, a little bit of rock 'n' roll. The Hare and Hounds is a boutique inn with 30 stylish rooms, fuss-free food and a focus on fun - Muddy Berkshire editor Rachel checks in.

  • 52 roasts with the most across the Muddy counties

    Why bother basting potatoes with goose fat when this lot do it so much better? Grab your gang and head to one of these gorgeous gastropubs across the Muddy counties.

  • Top 50 gastropubs 2022 revealed

    The Top 50 Gastropubs for 2022 have been revealed – and Devon's triple cooked chips stacked up very nicely with SIX foodie pubs shortlisted.

  • 10 cosy outdoor pubs & bars for winter

    Furry throws, twinkly lights, hot mulled gin … fancy a slice of Courchevel with your cocktail? Here's where to find the hygge in Devon.

  • 12 cosy pubs for chilly days

    Order something stodgy, pour a large glass of red and relax in front of the fire - it's time to hunker down in the best pubs in Devon.

  • Luxe lodge life: Kentisbury Grange

    Want a crowd-pleaser family break with luxe trimmings and a hot tub? Don't want much, do you? Pack your bag, we're heading to the fringes of Exmoor.

  • 15 perfect pubs for a sundowner

    Where can you soak up every last ray of sunshine while making like it's summer with a spritzer? Here's where to put on your hotlist.

  • Best al fresco eateries to book now

    Time to make for the plate outdoors! Beat the heat by bagging an al fresco table at one of Devon's best outdoor dining spots.

  • Muddy eats: The Thatched Tavern

    Maidencombe's 17th century cottage pub has new owners and zhuzhy new look. Naturally, Muddy was first through the door to check it out. Shall we?

  • Muddy eats out (at last): Coombe Cellars

    There's no Sunday lunch like the one you don't have to cook after three months of lockdown! Muddy hotfoots it with the family to Coombe Cellars for a slap-up.

  • Let the bells ring out…

    ...for The Five Bells at Clyst Hydon! Muddy cosies up to an award-winning 16th century thatched pub near Exeter. (Oh, I wish I could eat here every day-ay!)

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