The Stratton Arms
“Warmly regarded village local” - AA Inspector
Just like many of the other buildings in this rather straggly village, the pub is built of mellow local stone. Landlord Philip Caley offers a good range of ales – Bass, London Pride, Otter and more. His menu is full of tried and tested, home-made pub food, such as chilli con carne with rice; wholetail scampi, chips and peas; Barnsley chop and mash; and spinach ricotta cannelloni with jacket potato. Freshly baked pizzas can be taken home to eat. At the far end of its large garden flows the River Great Ouse.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Open all year
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About the area
Buckinghamshire is a land of glorious beech trees, wide views and imposing country houses. Victorian Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli savoured the peace and tranquillity of Hughenden Manor, while generations of statesmen have entertained world leaders at Chequers, the Prime Minister’s rural retreat. Stowe and Waddesdon Manor are fine examples of even grander houses, set amid sumptuous gardens and dignified parkland.
The Vale of Aylesbury is a vast playground for leisure seekers with around 1,000 miles (1,609km) of paths and tracks to explore. Rising above it are the Chiltern Hills, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covering 308sq miles (798sq km). They are best appreciated in autumn, when the leaves turn from dark green to deep brown. In the southeast corner of the Chilterns lie the woodland rides of Burnham Beeches, another haven for ramblers and wildlife lovers. Although the county’s history is long and eventful, it’s also associated with events within living memory. At Bletchley Park, more than 10,000 people worked in complete secrecy to try and bring a swift conclusion to World War II. Further south, an otherwise unremarkable stretch of railway line was made infamous by the Great Train Robbery in the summer of 1963.
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