On the edge of Savernake Forest, a few narrowboat lengths from the Kennet & Avon Canal, is where to find the lively, fire-warmed Three Tuns and its well-conditioned regional ales, carefully selected wines and gins galore. Chef/owner James Wilsey's hearty food is made largely in-house and on the day of your visit might include wild boar ragout and rigatoni; beetroot and red wine risotto; and cod and prawn fishcake with white wine velouté. Boules can be played in the garden.
Thriving, award-winning village pub serving high-quality, fresh food
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Main course from: £1
- Closed: 2
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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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