Mapledurham is a quiet, rural village on the river Thames, hidden away down a steep, narrow lane. The village formed part of the landscape of The Wind in the Willows, and if you visit you can appreciate how extraordinarily well author Kenneth Grahame has captured the essence and feel of the place.

The Packhorse Spirits Festival

Saturday 13th August

On  Saturday 13th August from 5pm  we will be hosting our first ever  Spirits festival...

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August Dog Walk

Saturday 20th August

On  Saturday 20th August  we will be holding our monthly dog walk...

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Jazz in the garden

Saturday 20th August

Join us in the garden from  7pm on Saturday 20th August  where  Blue Jazz  will be playing all the classics whilst we tempt you with some lovely summery d...

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September Dog Walk

Saturday 10th September

On  Saturday 10th September , join us for a 3 mile walk around Mapledurham Estate...

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Dog Show and BBQ

Saturday 17th September

Join us  on Saturday 17th September  to show off your fur babies skills at our  Dog Show...

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Our passion lies in finding quality fresh ingredients and preparing, cooking and presenting them in a modern but unpretentious way. Our menus have a spine of classic British dishes complemented by more exotic influences from other parts of the world. We upload them to our web site each day so that you may peruse them at your leisure.

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Thanks to our customers recommending us, you'll find us in the:

2021 Good Pub Guide

Other recommendations
  • Good Pub Guide2020
  • Good Beer Guide2016
  • CAMRA Pub of the Season (Winter)2015
Love pubs? Like walking? Read on...

AllTrails have kindly created a circular walk from the pub to help you work up that thirst/appetite. You can view the walk details via any of the routes below. (varying levels of tech savviness required -Ed)

The Packhorse and Chazey Heath an AllTrails walk

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