11 cosy Somerset pubs to visit this autumn

PUBLISHED: 18:00 28 September 2017 | UPDATED: 18:45 28 September 2017

Where is your favourite cosy pub in Somerset?

Where is your favourite cosy pub in Somerset?


The nights are drawing in and it is starting to feel a little colder, so what better way to beat the autumn blues than to cosy up in one of these pubs in and around North Somerset…

The Swan, Wedmore

The first thing you see when you walk inside The Swan is its large wooden bar and cosy sofa seats welcoming you into the pub.

The Swan’s décor has a charming feel and it is the perfect place to make a pit stop for a pint or warm up with a cup of coffee. The pub also has a fantastic reputation for food, and has a spacious dining area.

The Railway Inn, Sandford

Thatchers revamped this pub in 2015 and they spared no expense installing its stunning hand-carved bar which sits under the building’s thatched roof.

The pub, which is near Weston-super-Mare, has a perfectly cosy vibe to it, and offers a menu which has been specially crafted to go with Thatchers’ drinks range.

The White Hart, Weston-in-Gordano

This pub describes itself as a ‘21st century destination pub with fantastic ambience and delicious food’ – need we say more?

From hearty home-made pies to classic fish and chips, The White Hart is the perfect place to fill up on some warm wintry meals.

The Plough Inn, Wrington

This country pub comes complete with an open fire – now what could be cosier than that?

The Plough is nestled deep in the Wrington countryside and is home to some stunning views. It also offers an extensive menu including baked camembert and hearty burgers.

The Brent House, Brent Knoll

Fancy a roast but can’t be bothered to cook? The Brent House is arguably one of the best places to get a carvery in Somerset.

This may not be the cosiest pub on our list, but its huge portions and delicious desserts have led to this large pub to getting quite the reputation, and we’d highly recommend trying it out. It is not far from Burnham-on-Sea or Weston-super-Mare.

The Duke of Oxford. Picture: Jeremy Long.The Duke of Oxford. Picture: Jeremy Long.

The Duke Of Oxford, Weston-super-Mare

This pub has been open for a little more than a year and Westonians have praised its hearty food and relaxing atmosphere.

The pub is filled with restored furniture and quirky décor, with comfortable seating which can quickly make a pit-stop for one pint turn into hours sat within its walls.

The Dolphin, in Uphill. Picture: GoogleThe Dolphin, in Uphill. Picture: Google

The Dolphin, Uphill

If you fancy a walk on Uphill beach on a crisp autumn day, make sure you wander a little further to The Dolphin to warm up by its open fire.

The pub serves up hearty portions of your classic home comfort dishes, such as delicious chilli con carnes, fish and chips and mouth-watering steaks.

The Crossways Inn, West Huntspill

For anyone with a four-legged friend, we would recommend visiting this dog-friendly pub.

The Crossways welcomes well-behaved dogs, who are sure to be envious of you when you tuck into the pub’s top-class food.

The Bath Arms, Cheddar

Cheddar Gorge is a stunning attraction no matter what time of year it is, but if your toes are getting cold after a long walk you can warm up inside The Bath Arms.

Dogs are allowed in the pub, too, and it serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Dustan House Inn, Burnham-on-Sea

This pub has multiple open fires and serves up traditional pub food either casually in its bar area or in its dining area.

The pub also prides itself on making a ‘cracking cup of coffee’ and serving up a sophisticated afternoon tea.

The Ashton, in Long Ashton

This pub is in the heart of Long Ashton with picturesque surroundings and it has bags of rustic charm.

It offers a perfect spot for a relaxing brunch, celebratory dinner or a cup of coffee in a charming Somerset pub.

MORE: Hungry? Here are 9 of the best Somerset pubs to get a bite to eat at and the top 10 restaurants in Weston-super-Mare according to TripAdvisor.

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