South West England

The rise in staycationing in 2018 is set to provide a boost for the south west

Regional focus on...the south-west

By Stuart Stone

Our regional focus on the south-west takes a look at the best pubs available in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire

Cream of the crop: licensees and pubs were recognised at Wadworth's annual ceremony

Best of the best recognised at Wadworth awards

By Stuart Stone

South-west pub operator and family brewer Wadworth held its annual Best of the Best Awards on 28 November, recognising which members of its portfolio of 200 managed and tenanted pub estates had stood out during the past year.

Winner: Apprentice of the Year Matthew Rae with Wadworth ops director Rupert Bagnall


Wadworth awards tenants and managers

By James Evison

Licensees from regional brewer-operator Wadworth have been awarded at the pubco's annual 'best of the best' event this week.

Iconic: The Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol

Regional Focus

Regional focus on... the West Country

By Liam Coleman

From Glastonbury to Gloucestershire, we take a look at the best licensed premises available in the west country.

Nikki Cooper: 'There’s a lot of young, discerning students and professionals in the area'

The Stable secures Plymouth site

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

The Stable, the South West-based craft cider and pizza restaurant business in which Fuller’s owns a 51% stake, will open its next site, its eighth in Plymouth next spring.

Loungers: expanding

Loungers grows to 16 sites

By The PMA Team

Loungers, the West Country cafe bar operator headed by Alex Reilley, opens its 16th site later this month. The company is opening Pinto Lounge in...

Downing: winner in south-west

Devon chef is South West Chef of the Year

By Lesley Foottit

A Devon chef has been crowned South West Chef of the Year 2010 in a competition organised by food group Taste of the West. Three finalists competed...

Wadworth: first pub in Devon

Wadworth expands into Devon

By Ewan Turney

Wiltshire-based brewer and operator Wadworth has acquired the Black Horse at Sowton, near Exeter — its first pub in Devon. The Black Horse will be...

Heartstone: turnover rise

Heartstone Inns turnover nears £3m

By The PMA Team

Multiple pub operator Heartstone Inns has boosted turnover to nearly £3m in its most recent financial year. The company made a pre-tax loss of...