Live near Britain’s best pubs and beer gardens this summer

Pub beer garden

19 Jul

Throughout the UK there are thousands of pubs and beer gardens to visit this summer. We have put together our top 10 favourites that are a ‘must visit’, all of which have easyProperty agents nearby. Combine your perfect home with your much-loved social spots. Book a free valuation with your local property professional here.


Ye Olde Fighting Cocks, Hertfordshire

16 Abbey Mill Ln, St Albans AL3 4HE

Established in 795 AD, the Ye Olde Fighting Cocks is one of Britain’s oldest pubs. Full of history and a wide variety of beer and gourmet food, this is a fantastic location for winter or summer. The building’s low ceilings, wooden beams and views over the river are characteristic of a classic British pub.

The Cross, Warwickshire

16 New St, Kenilworth CV8 2EZ

If you’re looking for a unique pub experience, The Cross in Kenilworth, Warwickshire is the one for you. The Michelin-starred pub serves excellent food made by award-winning chefs. The spacious layout and extensive wine menu are perfect for a relaxing drink or an indulgent meal.

Hole in the Wall, Devon

6 Park Ln, Torquay TQ1 2AU

The Hole in the Wall a lively pub in Torquay, Devon has an amazing atmosphere that will keep you smiling all night long. Its four bars cater for every occasion including: sit down meals, evening drinks and private events. Its seaside location allows you have a lovely beach walk and step into the Hole in the Wall for a wholesome pub lunch.

The Murderers & The Gardeners Arms, Norfolk

2-8 Timber Hill, Norwich NR1 3LB

Don’t let the name fool you. The Murders pub in Norwich is lively and welcoming. Classic British food, your favourite cask ales and live music make this a fantastic location for either a quiet drink or a lively evening. As the name suggests, there is some intriguing history about this pub…

The White Horse Hotel, Surrey

High St, Dorking RH4 1BE

Situated in Haslemere, Surrey, The White Horse Hotel’s village atmosphere and sumptuous Sunday roast have put this pub firmly in our top 10 list of the best pubs to visit this summer.

The Blonde Barrel, Newcastle upon Tyne

Times Square, 5 Central Pkwy, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP

This spacious pub in Newcastle has an even larger beer garden, perfect for the British summer. The Blonde Barrel has a lively atmosphere and great selection of draft beers will put you in the summer spirit.

The Gardeners Rest, Yorkshire

105 Neepsend Ln, Sheffield S3 8AT

The Gardeners Rest in Sheffield, Yorkshire, is so much more than a pub. Its stunning beer garden is filled with beautiful flowers and a calming summery vibe. The quirky items and repurposed furniture give the pub its unique character.

Crown & Shuttle, East London

226 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6PJ

This open-air beer garden in Shoreditch, east London attracts a great a varied crowd, from city bankers to graduates enjoying their post-exam freedom. Surrounded by City skyscrapers and down the road from Spitalfields market, the Crown & Shuttle has a chilled vibe during the day and becomes increasingly lively as the day goes on.

The Cock Inn, North London

Chalk Ln, London, Barnet EN4 9HU

This is the perfect destination to drink, eat and socialise. The Cock Inn in Cockfosters, north London has the setting for every occasion. Its beer garden suits relaxed lunches or energetic parties, while couple can enjoy romantic meals inside the pub in its spacious dining facilities.

The Tickell Arms, Cambridgeshire

North Rd, Whittlesford, Cambridge CB22 4NZ

The Tickell Arms in south Cambridge is a stunning open pub with a bright and relaxed setting. Taste all your favourite foods and indulge in delicious wines carefully chosen for their wine menu.

If you’re looking to buy or sell across the UK, our property professionals are on-hand to make it as easy as possible. We will help you move home so you can enjoy a summer pint in some of Britain’s best pubs. To find your local easyProperty agent for a free valuation, click here.