The Bell at Ticehurst
Following a £2m refurb, The Bell is making Ticehurst an East Sussex destination. The seven rooms are quirky and luxurious and the food well-sourced, but the main bar area is still a proper pub, and dogs very welcome.
Details: High Street, Ticehurst, East Sussex TN5 7AS (01580 200234; thebellinticehurst.com). Doubles from £90