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Set amid glorious Georgian architecture and first licensed in 1760, the impressive Star Inn is one of Bath’s oldest pubs and is of outstanding historical interest, with a rare and totally unspoiled interior. Long famous for its pints of Bass served from the jug.

The city's oldest pub offering ales from its only brewery

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The Star Inn
23 Vineyards, BATH, BA1 5NA
Phone : 01225 425072

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking available
Opening Times
  • Open all year

About The area

Discover Somerset

Somerset means ‘summer pastures’ – appropriate given that so much of this county remains rural and unspoiled. Ever popular areas to visit are the limestone and red sandstone Mendip Hills rising to over 1,000 feet, and by complete contrast, to the south and southwest, the flat landscape of the Somerset Levels. Descend to the Somerset Levels, an evocative lowland landscape that was the setting for the Battle of Sedgemoor in 1685. In the depths of winter this is a desolate place and famously prone to extensive flooding. There is also a palpable sense of the distant past among these fields and scattered communities. It is claimed that Alfred the Great retreated here after his defeat by the Danes.

Away from the flat country are the Quantocks, once the haunt of poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. The Quantocks are noted for their gentle slopes, heather-covered moorland expanses and red deer. From the summit, the Bristol Channel is visible where it meets the Severn Estuary. So much of this hilly landscape has a timeless quality about it and large areas have hardly changed since Coleridge and Wordsworth’s day.

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