Serving locals and travellers since the 1500s
The White Horse is one of Britain's oldest inns and with its thatched roof, oak beams, log fires and warm welcome, is probably one of its most beautiful as well.
Built in Elizabethan times, The White Horse at Woolstone is almost 500 years old and is set in the olde worlde village of Woolstone, in the heart of the Vale of Whitehorse; 11 miles from Swindon, 5 miles from Faringdon and 7 miles from Wantage.
Thomas Hughes of 'Tom Brown's Schooldays fame is said to have written his books here and The White Horse is mentioned in J.K.Rowling's new book, Lethal White.
- 6 en-suite rooms, all with excellent water pressure
- Award-winning food
- Private functions, weddings
- Perfect for weekend breaks
- Historical attractions nearby
- Dog friendly
Popular with locals, tourists and all those who love good food and top class accommodation, the pub is perfect for those who enjoy walking and exploring the visual delights of the nearby White Horse Hill, the Ridgeway and other ancient monuments.
The pub also started 2017 with Shaun & Emma Davis taking over officially in January, following the very sad passing of long-term landlord Keith Adams in late 2016.
At their previous pub, Shaun & Emma won the Good Pub Guide's award for Gloucestershire Dining Pub of the Year in 2003 & 2007, as well as Le Routier's National Dining Pub of the Year in 2004. Since 2007, Emma has been busy bringing up twin girls and Shaun in the role of Head Chef of the country's most prestigious retirement village.