For those nature walks that call for a proper pint and pub grub

Country pubs truly are God's gift.

They're a delightful place to breathe fresh air and gaze upon green pastures as you sip locally-brewed beer in the summer sun, and they're a charmingly welcome addition to those bitter winter evenings when you want nothing more than to cosy up by the fire with a mulled cider. 

The team have pulled together a list of the best country pubs within a 90-minute drive of Manchester and Liverpool. 

Read our guide The best country pubs near Manchester and Liverpool

Main image: The Pheasant Inn, Tattenhall - Credit: The Pheasant Inn

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A pub so charming they should have called it The 'Sweet'-enham Arms Image: The Swettenham Arms