The Fox and Hounds
“Friendly pub by Windsor Great Park”
ENGLEFIELD GREEN, SURREY
Dating back to 1780, this pub is ideally situated next to the Bishopsgate entrance to Windsor Great Park in the village of Englefield Green. Enjoy a pint of Brakspear bitter in the stylish bar or a slap-up meal in the light and elegant conservatory restaurant. The locally sourced ingredients create a wide ranging choice of dishes, from Windsor Great Park venison to daily changing "Pie of the Day". Make sure you leave room for one of the home-made desserts. Summer barbecues are popular events.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Coach parties accepted
- Open all year
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About the area
Surrey may be better known for its suburbia than its scenery, but the image is unjust. Over a quarter of the county’s landscapes are official Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and along the downs and the greensand ridge you can gaze to distant horizons with hardly a building in sight. This is one of England’s most wooded counties, and has more village greens than any other shire. You’ll find sandy tracks and cottage gardens, folded hillsides and welcoming village inns. There’s variety, too, as the fields and meadows of the east give way to the wooded downs and valleys west of the River Mole.
Of course there are also large built-up areas, mainly within and around the M25; but even here you can still find appealing visits and days out. On the fringe of Greater London you can picnic in Chaldon’s hay meadows, explore the wide open downs at Epsom, or drift idly beside the broad reaches of the stately River Thames. Deep in the Surrey countryside you’ll discover the Romans at Farley Heath, and mingle with the monks at England’s first Cistercian monastery. You’ll see buildings by great architects like Edwin Lutyens and Sir George Gilbert Scott, and meet authors too, from John Donne to Agatha Christie.
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