Whether you’re staying on the outskirts of Bristol or in the city centre, you will be sure to find a traditional country pub that serves a great selection of food and drink. Country pubs near Bristol are plentiful and will give you the opportunity to experience the beautiful countryside and Avon Valley. A popular choice on the journey between Bristol and Bath is The Swan, one of Bath Ales’ classic pubs.
Many hotels and guest houses in the surrounding areas are in the heart of small villages where you will find home cooked food, roaring open fires and pretty pub gardens.
A short drive south of Bristol and you will arrive at the award-winning Pony and Trap. This 200 year-old, Michelin star country pub in Chew Magna serves up a delicious, ever-changing menu of local produce and affords wonderful views of Chew Valley.
Unable to travel out of the city centre? Don't worry, there are so many pubs in Bristol that have retained all the delights you'd expect from a country pub. Others not to be missed are The Llandoger Trow, The Hope and Anchor and The Phoenix pub.