The Crown Inn

Chiddingfold, Surrey

Four Poster room

South Downs

Superior Double room

Superior Double room

South Downs

Four Poster room

An AA Rosette-rated, 14th-century renovated pub stay just outside the capital – includes breakfast, three-course dinner and a four-poster option

This 14th-century alehouse turned modern pub stands on the green in the Wealden village of Chiddingfold. Reputedly an old haunt of Elizabeth I, this award-winning inn boasts characterful rooms with exposed beams, vintage decor and roaring fires. Some rooms offer four-poster beds, perhaps in a nod to its Elizabethan roots, and all come equipped with comfy beds, soft fluffy towels, and en-suite bathrooms.

The Crown Inn Chiddingfold has received AA’s coveted five stars and an additional ‘Highly Commended’ status in 2017. Located just off the A3 from London, the inn’s rustic old warm charm, vintage-style decor and prime location near the capital ensure that the bar is set high for your next weekend getaway. Unsurprisingly, The Crown Inn Chiddingfold boasts a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Excellent for
Historic Hotel Relaxing UK and Ireland Country Food


The Crown Inn is located on the village green in Chiddingfold, about 20 minutes from Guildford’s town centre. The village itself is quaint and charming, characterised by postcard-perfect period properties, cosy pubs and even a little cricket pitch.

It’s a great location to escape from the hustle and bustle of the nearby London, with some rambling country walks right on your doorstep at places like Boxhill and Painshill Park. Lace up the walking boots and head to Lockwood Donkey Centre, one of the UK’s oldest donkey sanctuaries, or head further afield to the slightly larger town of Godalming, the famous filming location of The Holiday.

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