Villages & pubs

We look after a variety of quaint, picturesque villages, from memorable TV and film locations to an example of beautiful Tudor architecture. We also have traditional British pubs for a spot to relax and enjoy a pint

Our most historic villages

Old photo of Lavenham Guildhall with old woman

History of Lavenham Guildhall

Discover how the town’s fortunes altered from its 16th-century glory days. Learn how the changes affected the upkeep of the timber-framed buildings, including the Guildhall, which has changed its uses many times over the years.

The exterior of Nether Alderely Mill

The village of Nether Alderley

Learn about a typical Cheshire village that blossomed during the 1500s under the direction of the Lord of the Manor, Sir Thomas Stanley.

View of The George Inn in West Street in Lacock Village, Wiltshire

Favourite pub walks 

With 39 characterful and historic pubs and inns to choose from, why not make one the start of your next adventure? As well as a warm welcome, lip-smacking ales and delicious local food, many have great walks nearby to spot signs of spring.

Find a place to visit

What will you explore today? We've got houses, forests, castles and mountains to discover with your loved one, with events and things to do to create everlasting memories.