John Barleycorn, Duxford

Just 10 miles from Cambridge the sleepy village of Duxford is probably best known for its airfield, a former RAF base now home to the Imperial War Museum. The John Barleycorn, located in the heart of the village predates the aerodrome by some 250 years, first opened as a coaching inn in 1660.  Thatched roof, beams... Continue Reading →

The quintessential country pub…

Last weekend we opted for a break from the bright lights of the big city and headed off to the awesome countryside of East Anglia. Actually we only made it as far as Whittlesford and checked-in to the excellent value Holiday Inn Express. On a previous visit we stayed and dined in the rather fabulous... Continue Reading →

St John’s Chop House

We'd heard about the St John's Chop House when we visited their sister restaurant the Tickell Arms at Whittlesford, which is just as well as it's slightly off the beaten track so we probably wouldn't have found it otherwise.  The restaurant is set in a beautiful old building, the dining rooms are cosy and although... Continue Reading →

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