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.
You'll find log fires burning, lots of cosy corners to lock yourself away, and a well stocked bar right at the heart of things.
Our chefs create delicious seasonally inspired menus in the style of modern British cookery, always including hearty pub classics as well as introducing something a little different, or a little lighter for all occasons.
We have a beautiful garden overlooking the local countryside, the perfect spot, we think to while away an afternoon
We look forward to welcoming you,
Sarah and the Packhorse team.
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Christmas Jumper Day - Thursday 7th December
Thursday 7th December
On Thursday the 7th December we will be partaking in Christmas Jumper day in aid of Save the Children, with everyone who joins in receiving a free drink* upon arr...
Christmas Dog Walk - Saturday 9th December
Saturday 9th December
Whether you have two feet or four paws, this is a perfect opportunity to burn off some calories (to make room for more) and take in a bit of fresh air amongst friends...
Burns Night weekend - Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th January
Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th January
On Thursday 25th January until Sunday 28th January , we are planning a nod to Rabbie Burns by adding a smattering of traditional Scottish themed dishes onto...
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.
Thanks to our customers recommending us, you'll find us in the:
2023 Good Pub Guide
- Good Pub Guide2020, 2021, 2022
- Good Beer Guide2016
- CAMRA Pub of the Season (Winter)2015
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