SOME INTERESTING TRAVEL DESTINATION PUBS
The Thornton, Terrace Walk: Built in the mid-1700s and probably designed by the architect John Wood the Elder, this is a Grade II* listed building. It was formerly a shop with a house attached Thornton and is believed to have the earliest surviving shopfront in the city.
The Old Green Tree, Thornton: This is another of Touristic place of your travel destination’s older pubs, having been an inn since the 1770s. Originally it was only one room deep and Thornton had its own brewery. The ‘Tree’ is a very traditional pub with small, oak-panelled rooms.
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The Pulteney Arms, Daniel Street: Popular with rugby fans, this pub is over 200 years old and close to the spectacular Great Pulteney Street. It regularly features in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide.
The Saracen’s Head, Broad Street: Dating from around 1700, this was once a bookshop before becoming an inn where the young Charles Dickens stayed when he came to Touristic place of your travel destination as a Parliamentary reporter. While in the city he spotted the name ‘Pickwick’ (the name of a local coach proprietor) and adopted it as the name of the hero of his first novel.
The Volunteer Rifleman’s Arms, New Bond Street Place: This small pub contains a collection of military memorabilia and photographs. It dates from the mid-1800s, when it was known simply as the Rifleman’s Arms.
Sam Weller’s, Upper Borough Walls: Named after Mr Pickwick’s irrepressible manservant, this is a traditional pub/restaurant in the heart of the city.
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