CAMRA names the 16 best pubs in Britain - did your favourite make the cut?
Last year the Campaign for Real Ale has revealed the best pubs across Britain - and now the winner has been announced.
By Rosalind Erskine
Thursday, 13th February 2020, 2:31 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th February 2020, 2:33 pm
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The top pubs were announced in the nationwide search for the next National Pub of the Year; with the overall winner revealed this month. With 16 UK pubs in the running, did your favourite make the cut?
A long-standing pub in CAMRAs well-respected Good Beer Guide and a former national Pub of the Year winner, this perennial gem is the only pub with a heritage interior in Berkshire.
A two-room micropub serving four real ales and a large range of ciders and perries. It boasts a very extensive range of gins and pub snacks, including beer-infused pork pies and scotch eggs.
First built in 1691 and re-built in 1926, this is an impressive Edwardian stone-built free house with many original architectural features. Ten cask ales and two traditional ciders are available as is live sports and music.
A cheerful, welcoming, town-centre local which is also known as the Trust. The mosaic entrance floor shows it was once the Tweedside Inn. Theres a cosy corner with a log burner and a small room to the rear.
A friendly and welcoming 18th-century former coaching inn, with wood fires in both bars which has maintained its traditional character.
CAMRAs National Pub of the Year 2014 and recipient of many other local and national awards. This is an outstanding and recently renovated traditional pub set in a pretty Pendleside village that's popular with locals and visitors.
A handsome riverside pub with a large outdoor terrace overlooking the river. The beer range is varied with a strong emphasis on new breweries and a good selection of craft keg beer.
This is a real community pub by beer enthusiasts, for beer enthusiasts, which is owned by 46 of the customers. There are no fruit machines, TV or muzak, but there are five regularly changing guest beers.
A busy split-level micropub with plenty of standing room at the bar in addition to seating both downstairs and upstairs. The upstairs has board games and hosts quiz nights and Meet The Brewer events.
Winner of CAMRAs National Cider Pub, the Shed is a quirky, friendly, family-run micropub. Tables and benches hug the walls, which are decorated with flags, musical instruments, puppets and skulls.
At the heart of the village, this homely multi-roomed country inn was CAMRA National Pub of the Year for 2016 and has been Champion Pub of Yorkshire several times.
This attractive free house stands on the village green and is the first community-owned pub in Great Britain. There is an ever-changing list of beers including many from small breweries.
CAMRA National Pub of the Year 2017, the Cricketers is part of the St. Helens vibrant pub scene. A friendly, family-run community pub, it boasts 13 ever-changing hand pulls, 10 ciders and over 100 gins.
The pub has won a multitude of CAMRA awards from local level right up to national Pub of the Year in 2006. Up to 10 West Country ales, some straight from the cask, plus about 12 real ciders and perries.