To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

The Crown Inn

Surrey

Type:Pub/Inn

The Green, Petworth Road, Chiddingfold, Surrey, Surrey, GU8 4TX

Tel: +44 01428 682255

The Crown Inn

About

Challenging for the oldest hostelry in the country, Cistercian monks founded a rest house here in the 13th century (parts of today's inn still date from the 15th century) and it is believed that Queen Elizabeth I stayed here in 1591.

Beautifully restored in 2008, the wow factor continues inside with oak-panelled walls and ornately stuccoed ceilings propped up by old beams. A huge jar of dog biscuits in the entrance demonstrates the warm welcome for all guests, no matter how many legs they have. Wine and dine in the regal dining room or in the less-formal bar, where the food ranges from classic pub grub to really smart cuisine with an emphasis on superb ingredients.

Historic magnetism extends upstairs to the inviting bedrooms with their ancient rickety walls, sloping floors and huge beams. Furnished with antique chests, solid polished wardrobes and carved handmade four-posters, each exudes centuries-old elegance. All of this has been sympathetically blended with modern luxuries including iPod dock, flat-screen TV and DVD player, plus Ren toiletries add a touch of style to the smart bathrooms with roll-top baths.

And not to be overlooked, the Crown Inn nestles in a quiet corner of a delightful village amid an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – what more could you want for a perfect long weekend or romantic break?

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide dogs permitted

Catering

  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Special dietary requirements catered for - Advanced notice is required.

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Booking required - Restaurant booking is not required but it is recommended.
  • Cask Ales
  • Groups accepted
  • Pets accepted
  • Real log/coal fires
  • TV in Bedrooms
  • Wine Selection

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside

Room / Unit Features

  • Four poster bed some rooms - Four Poster beds are available in three of the eight rooms.
  • Tea and coffee making all rooms
  • With Accommodation

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Road Directions

On A23 between Guildford and Petworth.

What's Nearby

  1. The Stag on the River

    In a quaint village setting perched on the banks of the River Wey, the Stag is a perfect...

    5.36 miles away
  2. Kiln Café at Grayshott Pottery


    The licensed Kiln Café at Grayshott Pottery not only serves up a mouth-watering, locally...

    5.57 miles away
  3. Duke of Cambridge

    This stylish village pub has built its reputation on first-class service and ensuring...

    6.9 miles away
  1. Mucky Duck Inn

    A traditional Sussex country pub /restaurant with superior en-suite accommodation in a...

    6.93 miles away
  2. Halfway Bridge Inn

    If you are looking for the perfect pub, look no further than the Halfway Bridge Inn. The...

    8.45 miles away
  3. The Angel Inn

    This coaching inn with medieval origins reopened its doors in July 2011 having been...

    8.63 miles away
  4. The Refectory restaurant, Guildford Cathedral

    Whether you would like to stop for a cappuccino and a slice of homemade cake, an...

    9.23 miles away
  5. The Royal Exchange

    Lovingly restored village pub with a passion for sourcing quality Hampshire ingredients...

    9.38 miles away
  6. The Wheatsheaf

    This small endearing building is entered directly off the street through a low...

    10.39 miles away
  7. The Foresters Arms

    Standing at the end of a long winding road, when you finally reach the Foresters Arms...

    11.19 miles away
  8. The Queen's Head

    A white picket fence is what catches the eye on approach to this quaint 17th century...

    11.84 miles away
  9. Hawkley Inn

    Standing at the end of a sleepy lane just around the corner from the church and village...

    13.76 miles away
  10. Cellar Wines

    Cellar Wines, was opened in 2015 by Thierry and Jo de Magneval. It has a relaxed and...

    14.58 miles away
  11. The Exchequer

    Amongst the beautiful quiet villages of North Hampshire, yet just a stone's throw from...

    14.62 miles away
  12. Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

    Visit Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre and immerse yourself in the nostalgia of the...

    14.95 miles away
  13. The Old Drum

    The Old Drum is a contemporary country pub with rooms, in the heart of Petersfield.

    15.23 miles away
Previous Next