Won last year by The Baum in Rochdale,the competition ranks venues on ‘all the criteria that make a great pub’, including atmosphere, value-for-money and quality of beer.
“If you’re a lover of real ale and want to know where the best places in the UK to drink are, then the Good Beer Guide is an invaluable resource,” said the Good Beer Guide’s editor Roger Protz.
The top 16 pubs in the UK as selected by Camra: -
- Central Southern - Nag’s Head, Reading (pictured - top-left)
- East Anglia - The Dove, Bury St Edmunds (pictured - top-right)
- East Midlands - Horse and Jockey, Stapleford
- Kent - The Berry, Walmer
- Merseyside & Cheshire - Freshfield Hotel, Formby
- Scotland / Northern Ireland - The Cobbles, Kelso
- West Pennines - Swan with Two Necks, Pendleton
- North East – Quakerhouse, Darlington
- Greater Manchester – Baum, Rochdale (pictured - bottom-right)
- Yorkshire - Old No.7, Barnsley (pictured - bottom-left)
- Surrey & Sussex - Surrey Oaks, Newdigate
- Wales - Albion Ale House, Conwy
- West Midlands - Seven Stars, Rugby
- Wessex - Trooper Inn, Stourton Caundle
- London - The Hope, Carsholton
- South West - Old Spot, Dursley
The National Pub of the Year for 2013 (chosen from the above finalists) will be announced in February 2014.