Circular Pub Walks: Woolhampton, Beenham & Aldermaston Wharf

With its close proximity to Reading and Newbury; and easy access by train or bus, this circular walk provides a great day out in the West Berkshire countryside. Combining country lanes, fields and woods, and a stretch of the Kennet & Avon Canal, this seven mile circuit includes three excellent country pubs: The Rowbarge at Woolhampton; The Six Bells at Beenham; and The Butt Inn at Aldermaston Wharf… Continue reading

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Circular Pub Walks: Theale and Sulham

With four historic pubs surviving along its High Street and the opportunity for a five mile circular walk, Theale represents the best of both worlds. A walk in the countryside and a village pub crawl all accessible by train or bus: what’s not to like… Continue reading

Circular Pub Walks: Woolhampton & Aldermaston

With its close proximity to Reading and easy access by train or bus this circular walk is great for a day out in the West Berkshire countryside. Combining Kennet & Avon Canal towpath, country lanes and open fields, the six mile circuit also includes three excellent country pubs: The Rowbarge at Woolhampton; The Butt Inn at Aldermaston Wharf; and The Hind’s Head at Aldermaston Village… Continue reading

Circular Pub Walks: Great Bedwyn-Crofton-Wilton

Here is a walk that Mr & Mrs Fueled by Beer completed recently and found so enjoyable they decided to share. It begins and ends at Great Bedwyn, contains three pubs, and provides a rare opportunity to explore 200 year old technology from the dawn of Britain’s industrial revolution. The 5.5 mile circuit also provides scenic diversity incorporating canal towpath, country lanes and public footpaths through woodland and open fields… Continue reading

Circular Pub Walks: The Packhorse

The Packhorse pub & restaurant, which sits alongside the A4074 Woodcote Road just a mile beyond Reading’s borough boundary, provides an excellent base for a 3 mile walk in the South Oxfordshire countryside. Mr & Mrs Fueled by Beer hiked this iFootpath walk on a glorious late summer Sunday in September. The walk is prominently featured on the pub’s website so I don’t need to reinvent the wheel here… Continue reading