If you need to leave your animal with us for a few hours and would like to pop out to get something to eat, depending on the day and time of day, here are a few local options:

The Sun, Whitchurch Hill https://www.thesunwhitchurchhill.co.uk
The local pub. Open for lunch Tuesday to Sunday and for dinner from 5pm (Weds to Sat).

The Ferryboat, Whitchurch-on-Thames https://www.theferryboatwhitchurch.com
The next most local pub that serves decent food. Closed on Mondays.

Various option in Pangbourne
Costa Coffee, The Garden Café, Café St Louis, Nino’s Trattoria, The Swan pub, The Elephant, Lina Tandoori…


If you need to arrange to stay locally in order to attend a course, here is a list of potential options:


The Elephant https://www.elephanthotel.co.uk
Decent hotel in the local town with lots of potential eateries within walking distance.
2.8 miles

Goring & Streatley

The Swan https://www.theswanatstreatley.com
Refurbished very recently. Rooms should be lovely! Priced from around £70 last time I checked. Riverside location. There is a Coppa Club restaurant at the hotel which is excellent – open all day. Other good restaurants within walking distance.
4.1 miles

The Miller of Mansfield https://millerofmansfield.com
A gastropub with a reputation for good food – 13 rooms.
3.8 miles

The John Barleycorn http://www.thejohnbarleycornpub.com/accommodation.html
If you like something a bit more down to earth than the Miller. Food and rooms.
3.9 miles

B&B Rose Howarth, Goring
Melrose Cottage B&B [Single £40, twin £65]
36 Milldown Road, Goring-on Thames, Berkshire, RG8 0BD
01491 873040, 07798 663897
[email protected]
4.3 miles

B&B Chaddleworth B & B http://www.chaddleworthbedandbreakfast.com
[Prices start at £45 per person, includes breakfast]
Chaddleworth, Steatley, Reading, RG8 9PR
07711 420586
[email protected]
5 miles

Stoke Row

The Cherry Tree Inn http://www.thecherrytreeinn.co.uk
Lovely rural pub with 4 lovely rooms. (No phone reception on Vodafone!)
5.1 miles

South Stoke

The Perch and Pike http://www.perchandpike.co.uk/
4 rooms £100 per night, includes breakfast
6 miles


The Springs Hotel & Golf Club https://www.darwinescapes.co.uk/parks/springs-spa-hotel-golf-club/
If you fancy combining your trip with a spot of golf!
6.6 miles


B&B Ivy Cottage Bed and Breakfast
Purley Village, Purley-on-Thames, RG8 8AF
0118 984 4123
[email protected],
B&B in a 17th-century redbrick cottage, 2 simple rooms, a dining area & a garden.
£90 per room/per night, includes breakfast
4.5 miles


The Millenium Madejski Hotel https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/reading/millennium-madejski-hotel-reading/
Right next to Junction 11 of the M4, just south of Reading.
8.9 miles most direct route – not recommended at rush hour! Otherwise, 13.6 miles via M4 and Pangbourne.

The Best Western, Calcot, Reading http://www.calcothotel.co.uk
8.6 miles

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