Effortless countryside glamour
When you imagine a gourmet getaway at a stylish rural pub in Somerset, chances are you’ll picture something very similar to this gorgeous thatched inn.
Six beautifully designed bedrooms above a honey‑coloured pub make the tiny village of Hinton Saint George a very desirable destination for city dwellers seeking peace and luxury. Each guestroom has been thoughtfully designed to complement the pub’s 17th-century origins and comes stocked with sumptuous Bramley bath products. Peaceful slumber is guaranteed thanks to Siberian goose‑down bedding, and the five‑star treatment continues with complimentary Bloody Marys and fizz at breakfast.
Anyone spending the night at The Lord Poulett Arms would be crazy to pass on the opportunity to dine there too, as head chef Philip Verden excels in giving classic British dishes the LPA treatment. Favourites such as pork and bacon faggots with mash, cabbage and onion gravy are crafted from impeccable local ingredients.
A spacious courtyard also makes this a popular lunch spot on sunny days. Order a glass of chilled rosé from the short but well‑considered wine list and pair it with something seasonal such as burrata with panzanella salad and truffled dressing.