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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July Dog Walk

Saturday 9th July

The  9th of July  brings the  dog walk  back to the pub...

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Dog Show and BBQ

Saturday 16th July

Join us for some fun with our  Dog Show on Saturday 16th July , every 20 minutes from  2pm - 4pm  show off your dogs unique ability in one of the 8 classes suc...

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Jazz music in the garden

Saturday 9th July

Join us in the garden from  Midday on Saturday 9th July  where  Blue Jazz  will be playing all the classics whilst we tempt you with some lovely summery d...

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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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