• Banish the Boxing Day Blues with a Bracing Pub Walk

    18 December 2015

    Banish the Boxing Day blues this Christmas with a bracing walk around Kent’s glorious countryside. And as it is the season to be merry, why not stop off at a Shepherd Neame pub or hotel for a drink or bite to eat during your ramble? Here are our top five suggestions of great locations to explore...

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  • Pub of the Week: The Plough, Upper Dicker

    15 December 2015

    The Plough, nestled at the heart of Upper Dicker village, East Sussex, is a traditional 17th century pub serving real ales and excellent pub food.

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  • Herne Bay Pub Reopens After £210,000 Refurbishment

    11 December 2015

    The Four Fathoms in Herne Bay has reopened after a major £210,000 transformation. The historic town centre pub, which dates back to the mid-1800s, closed to the public at the start of October. The extensive programme of work included repainting the pub inside and out, installing new flooring, adding a snug, refitting the bar and revamping the toilets, plus new furniture and décor throughout.

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  • Best of Beer Writing Honoured in Guild of Beer Writers Awards

    09 December 2015

    Beer writer, blogger and photographer Breandán Kearney was named Beer Writer of the Year 2015 at the British Guild of Beer Writers’ annual awards ceremony, staged last week in London.

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  • Pub of the Week: The Aviator, Sheerness

    08 December 2015

    If there is one pub that is wholeheartedly ready for Christmas, it has to be The Aviator, on the Isle of Sheppey. This popular pub, which in the summer months is well known for being adorned with flowers of all types and colours, is now sporting a display of a different kind – a festive array of Christmas lights!

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