From laid-back, country retreats to busy, town-centre drinking holes, Downham and its surrounding villages has a great selection of public houses.
We have characterful, coaching inns, like the historic 16th-Century Crown Hotel. We have gastro-pubs like the utterly delicious Hare Arms in Stow Bardolph. We have cosy, village pubs like The Chequers in Wimbotsham.
We have community-owned, cooperative pubs, like the ground-breaking King’s Arms in Shouldham (CAMRA West Norfolk’s pub of the Year). We even have waterside pubs, with tranquil beer gardens, like The Heron at Stow Bridge and The Jenyns Arms at Denver Sluice.
The downhamweb team wasn’t able to visit every pub in the area, although we tried valiantly, so please feel free to submit your own suggestions and/or photographs and we will gladly update the page.
The Bedingfeld Arms, Oxborough #
The Bell Inn, Denver
The Blackstone Engine Bar, Denver Windmill
The Chequers, Wimbotsham
The Foldgate Inn, Stradsett
The Hare Arms, Stow Bardolph
The Heron, Stow Bridge
The Jenyns Arms, Denver Sluice
The Jolly Brewers, Shouldham
The King’s Arms, Shouldham #
The Rose & Crown, Hilgay
The Ship Inn, Brandon Creek
The Swan, Fincham
The Old White Bell, Southery
# Pubs which we understand to be dog-friendly (dogs welcomed within the bar area).