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The Royal Oak in Old Town
About: The venue focuses on the finer things in life, at a reasonable price, offering you optimum value for money. Whether it's a quiet drink after work or a lovely meal out, Swindon's first champagne, gin and oyster bar caters for all, including your furry friends. So why not work up an appetite and take your pooch for a walk around Old Town Gardens?
Address: 24 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon, SN1 4BQ
Telephone: 01793 977337
The Calley Arms
About: Nestled in the small community of Hodson, The Calley Arms is just a 10 minute drive from Old Town and boasts an impressive, ever changing menu as well as traditional cask ales, served with a smile. Surrounded by miles of countryside this is the perfect place for a pit stop. To get your appetite going, why not walk there from Coate Water Country Park using the winding country roads of Broome Manor Lane?
Address: Hodson, Swindon, SN4 0QG
Telephone: 01793 740350
The Plough Inn
About: Steeped in history dating back well before 1841, this gem of a pub is just tucked between Swindon and Marlborough. The friendly staff are more than happy for you and your dog to come in and sample some of their freshly prepared, home made food and Arkells ales. While you’re there, have a drink in the beer garden and enjoy brilliant views of the Wiltshire Downs.
Address: Marlborough Road, Badbury, SN4 0EP
Telephone: 01793 740342
The Sun Inn
About: If you’re looking for a spacious beer garden with plenty of room for the kids and the dog then The Sun Inn at Coate is what you’re after. Right next door to Coate Water Country Park your day in the sun writes itself with paddling pools, play areas and pitch ‘n’ putt. Simple, honest food and a wide range of beers.
Address: Coate, Swindon, SN3 6AA
Telephone: 01793 523292
The Royal Oak
About: Time for something a little more eccentric. The Royal Oak is owned by Helen Browning who is a champion for locally sourced, free range, organic produce. With it’s off-beat décor and seasonal menus it is unapologetically unique. This is a must-visit country pub, coupling incredible food and a warm, inviting, relaxed atmosphere.
Address: Cues Lane, Bishopstone, SN6 8PP
Telephone: 01793 790481
The Red Lion
About: Situated in the heart of the countryside, The Red Lion is perfect after a long walk around Avebury’s ancient stone circles. Dripping with local history and boasting miles of incredible scenery. Definitely pop in and try their Cheesecake Sharer, five mini cheesecakes served together. You’ve earned it with all the walking!
Address: High Street, Avebury, SN8 1RF
Telephone: 01672 539266