• Rutland
  • Marquess of Exeter, Rutland

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    Our Rutland retreat The nights are drawing in, there‚Äôs a freshness in the air and the ground is starting to turn the most wonderful shades of red, orange and yellow. Autumn, in my eyes, is one of the best times to get outside, so we jumped at the chance to escape to the countryside. We […]

  • Hampshire
  • The Bat & Ball, Hambledon

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    If you’re from around these parts you will most definitely have heard of the Bat & Ball in Hambledon (or Clanfield) and more than likely have been there at some time in your life. The pub has a strong link to cricket which you can read about here. Two years ago Geoff and I visited […]

  • Rest of West Sussex
  • The White Hart, South Harting

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    I first visited The White Hart in South Harting, West Sussex back in July with a cycle pal for lunch. I’d arranged to meet her after I’d been ill for a few weeks and wasn’t quite back to full fitness. We decided to meet in South Harting rather than Compton as it would then force […]

  • Rest of West Sussex
  • Lickfold Inn, Lickfold, West Sussex

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    Every once in a while we come across somewhere really quite special. The Lickfold Inn near Petworth is one such place. It’s a lovely Tudor style Grade II listed building deep in the West Sussex countryside. The pub was acquired and restored by Tom Sellers – a Michelin chef and owner of Restaurant Story in […]