The George Inn
“Family-friendly pub near Longleat Safari Park” - AA Inspector
A member of the expanding Upham Group, The George is a 17th-century coaching inn that overlooks the grassy banks of the River Wylye. Set in an acre of grassland, there’s plenty of space for summertime drinking and dining, and the pub is handy for Stonehenge, Salisbury and Longleat. Upham started out as a brewery, so it's their beers that sit alongside guest ales. Food is served in the oak-beamed Smithy Bar and in the two restaurants, where menus open classic prawn cocktail; Scotch egg with black pudding and sage; and garlic and rosemary backed camembert. Next up, beer-battered cod, hand cut chips, peas and homemade tartare sauce; steak and kidney pudding with red wine gravy, or 10oz gammon steak with grilled pineapple or fried egg, chips and peas.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Closed: 2
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About The area
A land shrouded in mystery, myth and legend, Wiltshire evokes images of ancient stone circles, white chalk horses carved into hillsides, crop circles and the forbidden, empty landscape of Salisbury Plain. To many M4 and A303 drivers heading out of London through the clutter of the Thames Valley, Wiltshire is where the landscape opens out and rural England begins.
Wiltshire’s charm lies in the beauty of its countryside. The expansive chalk landscapes of the Marlborough and Pewsey downs and Cranborne Chase inspire a sense of space and freedom, offering miles of uninterrupted views deep into Dorset, Somerset and the Cotswolds. Wiltshire’s thriving market towns and picturesque villages provide worthwhile visits and welcome diversions. Stroll through quaint timbered and thatched villages in the southern Woodford and Avon valleys and explore the historic streets of the stone villages of Lacock, Castle Combe and Sherston. Walk around Salisbury and discover architectural styles from the 13th century to the present and take time to visit the city’s elegant cathedral and fascinating museums. And if all of that isn’t enough, the county is also richly endowed with manor houses, mansions and beautiful gardens.
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