Recently awarded ‘AA Britain’s Best Pub Guide 2012-2015’, The Crown Inn is set in the pretty village of Shorwell in picturesque West Wight, with thatched cottages, a small shop, three manor houses, and the church. In summer Arrum Lillies decorate the garden stream and a Wendy House, slide and swings keep youngsters amused. The building dates in parts from the 17th century and different floor levels attest to many alterations. Log fires, antique furniture, and a friendly female ghost. They have ‘Cask Marque Accreditation’ for the quality of their 6 real ale beers which include an Island brew. You will also find the pub in ‘CAMRA’S Good Beer Guide’. All the food is homemade and they offer a wide selection on the menu for all tastes, including a vegetarian section. They are dog-friendly too.