Holiday firm names Ben Nevis Inn as best British beer garden

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The Ben Nevis Inn in Fort William has scooped the crown for best beer garden in the UK , according to a national holiday letting company.

Using Yelp data, holiday letting company,, analysed beer gardens up and down the country to reveal once and for all where the very best are.

Analysing the research, the areas with the best beer gardens in the UK, based on the average rating score and the total number of reviews, are as follows:


Ben Nevis Inn, Fort William (23)
The Drovers Inn, Loch Lomond (21)
The Square and Compass, Swanage (16)
Cottage Loaf, Llandudno (15)
The Drunken Duck Inn & Restaurant, Ambleside (12)
Fort Inn, Newquay (10)
Smugglers Inn, Weymouth (10)
The Angel at Burford, Cotswolds (10)
The White Eagle, Anglesey (8)
The Albert, Windemere (7)
The methodolgy used involved taking a list of the most-popular destinations in the UK where holidaycottages operates and then analysed Yelp looking at the top results for each location, for the search term ‘Beer Gardens’.

A delighted Tom Hadfield, from the Ben Nevis Inn, told us: ‘We are lucky enough to be located in one of the most scenic and beautiful parts of the world, we’re very proud of our location, our wee inn and garden and feel proud to hear others agree. Cheers to welcoming folk back.’

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