Good Pub Guide

The Anchor Bleu

Bosham, Chichester, PO18 8LS

The Anchor Bleu is a traditional, family run harbourside pub in the beautiful village of Bosham. Its picturesque views and the village’s history make it a popular location for both tourists and locals alike. Its large beer garden and harbour side patio make it perfect for enjoying a sunny summer’s day with a view over the water.


The Golden Lion

Port Isaac, Cornwall, PL29 3RB

The Golden Lion is an 18th century pub set in the idyllic fishing village of Port Isaac. Its prime position overlooking the harbour and its beautiful interior make it perfect in the summer months to enjoy a drink overlooking the Cornish coast. The outdoor terraces are the perfect place to enjoy its selection of local cask ales, wines and artisan coffees. Both children and dogs welcome and if you get there in time, it boasts a spectacular sunset view on a summers evening.


The Duke of York

Whitby, Yorkshire, YO22 4DE

This harbour side pub in the seaside town of Whitby is a great place to relax and enjoy a drink whilst taking in the pretty harbour views. Its prime position at the bottom of the famous 199 steps, make it the ideal spot to have a rest after visiting the abbey. Known for its traditional hospitality and no fuss interior, The Duke of York offers a slice of northern charm to all those who visit.



Aberaeron, Wales, SA46 0BA

The Harbourmaster is a lovely, well run pub and hotel in the charming town of Aberaeron in west Wales. Its prime location by the yacht-filled harbour makes it popular in the summer with both locals and tourists. The small outside area is perfect for taking in the view over the harbour and enjoying the welsh sunshine. Their varied selection of ales, guest beers, traditional ciders and good wines mean that even if the weather is less than favourable there is still plenty to enjoy.


The Harbour Inn

Porthleven, Cornwall, TR13 9JB

The Harbour Inn is a lively pub situated in the outstanding harbourside setting of Porthleven. Its location on the Lizard Peninsula makes it popular with tourists exploring the many delights of historic Cornwall. Its friendly service, fresh food and relaxed atmosphere suggest why it’s so popular throughout the summer months. Try and visit around the Food Festival to see the town really come to life.


The Rising Sun

Lynmouth, Devon, EX35 6EG

Located on the edge of the Exmoor national park, The Rising Sun offers a stunning harbour view, a warm welcome and unique 14th century heritage. It’s especially popular in the summer with many tourists returning annually to this beautiful town. The Rising Sun’s locally sourced food and range of ales are perfect to enjoy in its attractive restaurant. It also has a hotel attached; giving you the perfect opportunity to make the most of what Lynmouth has to offer this summer!

Discover pubs like this and more in our 2017 guide, which is available HERE

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