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Owned by The National Trust and run with a Love of  Tradition

The Fleece Inn


A warm welcome to our traditional country pub

Sup real ales and enjoy culinary classics at our historic pub located in Bretforton on the edge of The Cotswolds. 

Sit inside the cosy pub, with three open fires, and a heritage interior, or the heated horse boxes in our scenic apple orchard.


Booking recommended if you want a bite with your pint, especially at peak times. Open air orchard seating is unreserved. 

Opening Hours: Open all day for drinks.
Food served Mon – Sat 12-2.30pm & 6-9pm, Sun 12-8pm

** Temporary Hours Mon 29th July to Thurs 1 August only: Open from 6pm **

Journey through history

Why not take a virtual tour? Our walkthrough means you can explore the pub online.

When you come and visit us the Landlord, Nigel Smith, is happy to talk about the history (to anyone who’ll listen!). We’ve also got our own book! A Workingman’s Castle, by Chris Mowbray, available from the bar or our online shop.

SIGN UP to the The Fleece Inn mailing list for news, events, and our seasonal offers. As a thank you we’ll give you £5 off your next meal with us! (terms and conditions apply)

Dogs & Families welcome

Awards Include:

Shakespeare (Worcestershire) CAMRA Pub of the Year 2024, 2022, 2020 and 2018.
Good Pub Guide Top Ten Country Pubs

Best Beer Gardens in the Cotswolds Winner 2023
Daily Telegraph / Sawdays Pub of the Year 2019
Visit Worcestershire Pub of the Year
World Record Holder for Nigel Night!

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