The Crown at Hutton-le-Hole is anything but a sleepy village pub. Opting to go for an early evening meal one Saturday, we discovered that this charming watering hole is a social hive of activity, not to mention a prime location for visitors winding their way up to the North York Moors.
I love Italy and have travelled there many times. One of my fondest memories is sitting outdoors at a tiny restaurant situated at the edge of Lake Garda. The sun had set and my surroundings were lit only by candlelight, strings of tiny twinkling light bulbs and the stars above.
Firstly, it has to be said that The Bridge at Ruswarp is unequivocally, unashamedly, a drinker’s pub. It makes no pretensions to be anything other – it’s a good, friendly village pub, and on our visit it was packed – with drinkers.