Inns in London and the Home Counties
Welcome to our page of featured inns in Essex, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Surrey and Hertfordshire. The Home Counties offer pretty villages and cosy character inns - all within easy reach of London, including inns in Reading, Kingston-upon-Thames and Windsor.
To view our full listings for each county then please click on the links below.
Featured Inns in Berkshire
The Crab at Chieveley, Newbury
This multi-award winning hotel offers sumptuous rooms all individually designed after famous hotels around the world, many with private hot tub gardens. Click here for more information.
Ye Olde Bell, Hurley
This modernised 5 star coaching inn provides rooms with a rustic elegance, and tasty local food. The property dates back to the 12th century. 1 hour from London Click here for more information.
Sir Christopher Wren's, Windsor
This four star, 17th-century house is between the banks of the River Thames and Windsor Castle. Features a 2 AA Rosette restaurant and a spa. Click here for more information.
Featured Inns in Buckinghamshire
The Kings Arms, Old Amersham
With origins dating back to the 14th Century, The Kings Arms is a traditional coaching inn which was featured in the film ' Four Weddings and a Funeral'. Click here for more information.
The Greyhound Inn, Chalfont
For over 600 this historic coaching inn has been welcoming visitors with past guests including Oliver Cromwell and Winston Churchill. 5 mins from the M40. Click here for more information.
The Red Lion Hotel, Wendover
Reopened in 2008 after a £1.4 million refurbishment, the Red Lion is a traditional 16th century coaching inn steeped in history and tradition. Click here for more information.
Featured Inns in Herefordshire
White Hart Hotel, Coggeshall
Dating back to the 1400's, this traditional inn offers 18 bedrooms and a 2 AA Rosette restaurant. Free WiFi available. Click here for more information.
Rose and Crown Hotel, Colchester
Within walking distance of Colchester town centre, this 14th century hotel offers a mix of the historic and the contemporary. Click here for more information.
The Swan Hotel, Thaxted
Sitauted in Thaxted village, the recently refurbished Swan Hotel offers newly renovated rooms, a restaurant and a bar. Click here for more information.
Featured Inns in Hertfordshire
The Brocket Arms, Ayot St Lawrence
The Brocket Arms is a delightful four star country inn built in the 14th century, oozing with history and charm. Only 25 miles from Central London. Click here for more information.
The Wellington, Welwyn
A beautiful 700 year old former coaching inn, The Wellington is steeped in history and even had the diariest Samuel Peeps stay here in the 1600's! Click here for more information.
The White Hart Hotel, Welwyn
With some rooms featuring luxurious hydrothearapy baths, the 17th century White Hart Hotel is just a 20 minute train ride from London. Click here for more information.
Featured Inns in London
The Pilot Inn, Greenwich
Built over 200 years ago, The Pilot Inn is a historic inn situated just a short walk from the O2 Arena in London with four star acommodation and a fabulous bar. Click here for more information.
The Hand & Flower, Hammersmith
Located directly opposite Olympia Exhibition Halls and a short distance from Earls Court, The Hand & Flower is a Victorian pub with 9 individually designed bedrooms. Click here for more information.
The Coach and Horses, Kew
This wonderful 17th century coaching inn is excellently located across Kew Green from the Royal Botanical Gardens and only 20 minutes by car from London's Heathrow airport. Click here for more information.
Featured Inns in Surrey
The Running Horses, Dorking
Set within easy reach of London, Heathrow Airport and the M25, The Running Horses is a 16th century inn with excellent restaurant and six delightful guest bedrooms. Click here for more information.
The Talbot Inn, near Woking
Featuring a cosy bar with historic beams and a log fire, as well as a fabulous restaurant and 4 star rated guest rooms, The Talbot Inn is just two miles from the M25. Click here for more information.
The Swan Hotel, Staines
Set in an enviable position overlooking the River Thames, all of the Swan's 11 bedrooms have been recently refurbished to very high standards. Click here for more information.