Berkshire is a county blessed with pubs for all occasions but the last 21 months has been a trying time for all in the hospitality industry.
With lockdowns, covid restrictions and self-isolating staff, pubs across the country have had to struggle through.
As we begin the new year we’ve mapped the county’s oldest and quirkiest pubs that are well worth a visit.
All have a story to tell, from the myth behind King Henry VIII’s courtier and Berkshire’s ‘earliest serial killers’ to underground tunnels to a neighbouring church.
You can take a tour of eight of the oldest and quirkiest pubs below (click view fullscreen for the map).
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