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An historic landmark with fantastic wals all nearby , worth a visit

Brilliant to see such an historic location marked and worth visiting to see the Rufus stone then... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2019
pauldmartin59
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Lovely spot in the open forest

Visited yesterday evening Sunday with friends lovely friendly welcome by waitress Hanna and the new... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Arthur D
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Reviewed May 1, 2019

Brilliant to see such an historic location marked and worth visiting to see the Rufus stone then have a lovely walk in the nearby woods .There is great countryside all nearby and parking was ample and easy when we visited. If hungry or thirsty, the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

My girlfriend and I went to the Rufus Stone a couple of weeks ago for lunch. On entering the barmaid immediately said 'if you want food there will be at least a 30 minute wait as we have a party in ' A Hello would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

Meh it was a stone nothing else around could do with a board with more facts about the area too liven it up this wasn’t something to get exited about go if you need to see it not cause you want to

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Soup and Fish and Chip lunch. Excellent food and excellent service. Great place and great surroundings, New Forest.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Went to get a photo taken with the Rufus Stone and read the inscription as we’d heard about it but never visited. No one else around at all so nice and peaceful and a nice spot in the New Forest. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited yesterday evening Sunday with friends lovely friendly welcome by waitress Hanna and the new landlady Mel we had a good meal and was looked after really well Thank you from Arthur and friends x

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Arthur D
Reviewed November 18, 2017

This site is a little off the beaten track but well worth a short visit. Our route took as along a narrow lane and across a ford! The autumn colours were amazing. The 'stone' gives you all the information and is well worth reading.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

Historic little spot in a scenic part of the forest. Famed for the assination of the old king Rufus. Actually quite eerie strolling around at the scene of the crime.

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank MarkMahoney
Reviewed August 7, 2017

My first visit to this pub and my first impressions are that its a lovely little pub with friendly helpful staff. We were going to eat there but there was a 45-60 minute wait for food which was a little too long for hungry stomachs....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

You can believe the story or not, that aside its a pleasant area in the forest to visit. It is easy to find and made for a pleasant walk.

Date of experience: April 2017
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