"There is nothing which has been yet contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn."
Samuel Johnson 1709 - 1784
The Blackwood Arms in Littleworth Common near Burnham achieved a 100% score in a recent mystery visit. The rural pub, run by Sean & Vanessa Arnett, becomes only the fifth ever to achieve a perfect score in the five years since owners Brakspear started the mystery dining scheme.
A team of 15 staff and customers from the Butcher's Arms at Sonning Common are limbering up for an 86-mile bike ride this Saturday, 11th April. The 'Butchers Bikes' are expecting to raise more than £2,000 for the Beating Bowel Cancer charity.
Brakspear has reopened the Chequers in Marlow after an extensive refurbishment which has enhanced and updated the historic town centre pub.