Successful tip: The Free Commerce Inn, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Perched above a bend within the Tyne is that this no-nonsense Geordie boozer with nice actual ales. Its beer backyard has the very best view of the Tyne bridges, with the Baltic artwork gallery and the Millennium Bridge within the foreground – when you’re fortunate, you will note it open to let boats go upstream. Sunsets there may be superb, particularly across the equinoxes, when the solar appears to sink into the river and the entire of Tyneside turns a heat pink.• On FacebookAlan
The Plough, Norwich

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A correct pub backyard is a uncommon treasure within the centre of Norwich however The Plough on St Benedicts Avenue is a haven. The cobbled courtyard is crammed with the great scents of Mediterranean herbs and flowers. When the solar shines, the backyard fills with followers of Grain Brewery’s beers and connoisseurs of the intriguing shelf of tequilas within the again bar. Peer up via the foliage to the gables of 15th-century retailers’ homes and sprawl over a picnic bench on the garden to catch the final night rays, earlier than the bats start their nightfall flittings overhead.• On FacebookLorraine

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The Last Whistle, Nottinghamshire

Sitting within the backyard of this pub in Southwell you’d be forgiven for anticipating an categorical prepare to hurry via. The pub is within the former station and its good ales and substantial pork pies and cheese boards may be loved on the “platform” beer backyard, which options tracks, indicators and station cover, all bedecked with hanging baskets. Trains could also be delayed. • On FacebookAnna Kennett
Botley Hill Farmhouse, Surrey

On the very best level of the North Downs Means, it’s no shock that the views from this nation inn’s beer backyard close to Biggin Hill are unbelievable, made much more so when you’re fortunate sufficient to be there on a summer season’s night, glass in hand, taking within the sundown. The menu is regionally sourced, with some components very native – the scrumptious burgers are made with beef from simply over the fence on the Titsey Property, which can be house to Titsey Brewing Co the place the craft ales on faucet come from. Common with walkers and cyclists.•
White Hart, Tub

The walled backyard on the White Hart in vibrant Widcombe (a leafy neighbourhood behind Tub Spa station) has its personal microclimate. Stuffed with a tropical array of shrubs and flowers, together with a uncommon ginkgo tree and a fruit-producing ardour flower cover, it’s a foodie haven with a neighborhood pub ambiance. For the inventive bods from Tub Comedy Competition and the thesps from the Pure Theatre Firm based mostly subsequent door it’s an alfresco entrance room all summer season lengthy. A Jane Austen-free zone within the heritage insanity that’s
Previous Coastguard, Cornwall

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The verdant palm-filled backyard of the Previous Coastguard in Mousehole has lush lawns that slope gently all the way down to the ocean. Sip Cornish cider and gaze over at St Michael’s Mount as the sunshine modifications in accordance with climate and time; the mixture of beer, flowers and sea breezes is a heady one. Even on a gray autumn day, the backyard has environment: when the clouds clear, tiny St Clement’s Isle magically seems within the distance. • Cox
Cairndow Stagecoach Inn, Argyll

An hour north of Glasgow, shimmy previous Loch Lomond, then take the Excessive Street (A83) over the Relaxation and Be Grateful magnificence spot to one of many oldest Highland hostelries: the Cairndow Stagecoach Inn, tucked away on the head of Loch Fyne. Take pleasure in craft brews (Fyne ales) and great meals within the pretty gardens main all the way down to the loch shore. Magnificent views north to the mountains and the tranquil waterside location make this spot an ideal retreat. Catch one of many wonderful Loch Fyne sunsets and also you’ll by no means wish to depart. • cairndowinn.comJackie
The Prince Leopold Inn, Wiltshire

I haven’t discovered many pubs the place you’ll be able to sit and sip a cool drink whereas dipping your legs right into a operating river. This pub, at Upton Lovell, is off the crushed monitor on the sting of the Cranborne Chase Space of Excellent Pure Magnificence, and has a small however completely manicured backyard backing onto the River Wylye. The very fact the view is of nothing however open fields and historic countryside wanting throughout the far financial institution of the river brings an actual sense of tranquillity. When you can, keep for sundown.Lawrence
The Citadel Lodge, Shropshire

On the prime of picturesque small city Bishop’s Citadel is that this lovely backyard as soon as frequented by luminaries comparable to Ronnie Lane and buddies. With beautiful views overlooking south Shropshire and Wales, it’s a great place for households or casual meets. There’s additionally a newly constructed stage to host out of doors gigs. You may loosen up on quite a lot of tables or beanbags. There’s a well-established a sexy pond containing fish and frogs underneath a honeydew body. Children can discover the books and crannies on the prime of the backyard safely away from any roads. • Pyman
The Eagle and Little one, Better Manchester

The Eagle & Little one, Ramsbottom
This pub in Ramsbottom has an “edible beer backyard” so when you’re sat enjoyable with a drink exterior, you’ll end up surrounded by pots, planters and patches the place a lot of the fruit, greens and herbs used within the kitchen is grown. It’s a beautiful contact from a pub that appears to attempt to offer again to its group – particularly by coaching marginalised younger folks for the meals service trade. Such activism doesn’t take away from the meals or drink expertise – the craft cider is pleasant and a forkful of the “Double Bomber” cheese & onion pie would present you simply why this place was topped Nice British Pub Awards’ pub of the yr in 2017.• eagle-and-child.comMatt Halls
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