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.

Father's Day Lunch

Sunday 19th June

Why not join us for Dads favourite meal this  Father's Day...

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Father's Day Brunch

Sunday 19th June

Why not treat the man in your life to a beautifully cooked breakfast this  Father's Day, 19th June ...

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Queen's Platinum Jubilee Garden Party

Friday 3rd June

On  Bank Holiday Friday 3rd June  we will be hosting our very own Jubilee party...

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The Pack Horse Spirits Festival

Saturday 13th August

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

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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 savyness required -Ed)

The Packhorse and Chazey Heath an AllTrails walk

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