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The Royal Oak Inn - Inn in Wiltshire

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Swallowcliffe, Salisbury, SP3 5PA, Wiltshire
England, United Kingdom

Joe Ashby

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+44 (0)1747 870211(landline)

Community spirit wins the day in charming Swallowcliffe: a friendly local pub with cosy rooms in an area of outstanding natural beauty

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Philanthropic gestures don’t come much better than a group of locals financing the renovation of this once-disused village pub. That’s what happened to the Royal Oak, now happily restored to the heart of the community. On a quiet village lane stands this whitewashed building with thatched roof and porch. Inside, neutral walls and a pastel palette are complemented by light oak furniture from a local carpenter and a cornucopia of beams in the dining room. All is airy and bright with floor to ceiling windows on two walls -  a great spot for breakfasts of fresh fruit, muesli, or a full English with local sourdough bread. Bedrooms calm and soothe, each designed individually, with heavenly beds, Egyptian cotton linen, carefully toned fabrics and throws, and sparkling bathrooms. Open all day, this is somewhere to whittle away the hours reading the papers, playing board games, supping the local ales, brandy and cider, and tucking into great food with a local provenance. Head out to walk the surrounding countryside, visit stately homes, or explore Stonehenge, Shaftesbury and Hardy’s Wessex.

Wheelchair access
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible.
Children welcome
Suitable for guests with children aged 3 and over.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
Wireless internet access available.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Vegetarian meals
Available on request.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.

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"This establishment was just the thing after a long, sleepless flight. The setting is perfect, the welcome was friendly, the room was comfortable, and the food was excellent. They even threw in some early evening lightning and thunder for drama. An excellent stay all around. "

Nora - Newville, United States of America

May 2017
"Just lovely. Delicious food and drinks in a lovely room. Excellent staff, great service from a small team. A treat. "

Nichola - kingston upon thames, United Kingdom

March 2017

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  • 2 Twin/doubles
  • , 4 Doubles
Price:(i) £100 to£150 per night

Extra bed/sofabed available £25 per person per night.

Booking info:

Pets by arrangement.


Lunch from £5.25. Dinner from £10.95. Sunday lunch from £15.95.


Open all day.


Swallowcliffe, Salisbury, SP3 5PA, Wiltshire

Inn 2 Twin/double rooms
Price: (i) £ 100 to £ 150 per night
Inn 2 Double rooms
Price: (i) £ 100 to £ 150 per night
Inn 2 Double rooms
Price: (i) £ 100 to £ 150 per night

Joe Ashby

Visit website Check availability

+44 (0)1747 870211(landline)