Circular Pub Walks

Circular walk using a pub as the start/end point. The walk is the primary element. Typically requires travel via car or public transport to get to the starting point.

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… (more…)

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… (more…)

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… (more…)

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… (more…)