Greene King IPA, Morland Old Speckled Hen, Wells Bombardier, and Guest Ales,
This pretty, honey coloured cottage was built in the 12th century for the stonemasons who worked on the nearby church. When it became a pub is unsure but for centuries it was a simple village alehouse. In the 1970’s it was given a more comfortable interior but still retains its character, with low beams, exposed stone, inglenook fireplaces and original mullioned windows. It serves good ales and reasonable food. The traditional game of ‘Aunt Sally’ is played here. The pace of life slows here so relax and enjoy.
Like all good pubs it has a story of ghosts and intrigue; after the Civil War battle at nearby Edgehill in 1642, a fleeing Roundhead soldier hid in one of the pub’s chimneys, he was caught and beheaded in the hearth, his ghost still haunts the pub.
This is a real gem of a pub! It lies in a tranquil village with some fabulous walks nearby, including Edgehill,. It has a very friendly, welcoming atmosphere, well-kept guest beers, delicious food at reasonable prices, dogs and children welcomed, sun-trap of a garden, very cosy in the winter due to the two wood-burning fireplaces, small restaurant at the back. One of the best pubs I've been to!