The Plough

“Family-run pub popular with walkers and cyclists” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

EFFINGHAM, SURREY

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This little Surrey Hills pub is a popular stopping point for cyclists and walkers whether refuelling in the comfortable bar and dining room or the pretty garden and terrace. Monthly-changing menus offer contemporary and traditional favourites that cater for all appetites, whilst the slow-roasted meats served for Sunday lunch are worth a detour alone. The National Trust’s Polesden Lacey and the Royal Horticultural Society's Wisley Gardens are nearby.

The Plough
Orestan Lane,EFFINGHAM,KT24 5SW
Phone : 01372 303105

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Garden
Prices and payment
  • Main course from: £12
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover Surrey

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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