It is with great sadness we are calling last orders in all our pubs for the time being, given the escalation of the coronavirus crisis.
Thanks to our amazing team members who have been doing a great job over recent weeks in increasingly challenging circumstances.
We are looking at other ways we can support our regulars while we are closed and you can still enjoy our Greene King, Old Speckled Hen and Belhaven beers delivered to your door and these can be ordered by visiting www.greenekingshop.co.uk.
We want to wish you good health and thank you for your support now, and in the weeks and months to come. We look forward to when we can open our doors and welcome you back to our pubs again.
We pride ourselves on serving the best British pub classics.
As of the 20 March we are closed. It is with great sadness we are calling last orders in all our pubs for the time being, given the escalation of the coronavirus crisis.
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The Swan pub is situated in Ash Vale, a rural village decorated with winding country lanes and inspiring landscapes in the stunning Surrey countryside. The star attraction is the picturesque Basingstoke Canal, a haven for nature lovers who love to explore its towpaths. Ash Vale’s emergence came about due to its important transport links that include a railway station and the famous Basingstoke Canal. The waterway was completed in 1794, built to connect Basingstoke with the River Thames at Weybridge via the Way Navigation and allowing boats to travel from the docks in east London.During the 1850s the army arrived in the area, turning the Swan into a military pub that even had a rat trap outside, which was used as a prison. Historically, the Tupper family owned the Swan and as times have changed so too has the pub. In fact, it has now been completely transformed into a cosy, family-friendly venue. In 1977, after years of neglect, restoration of Basingstoke Canal commenced and it was reopened on 10th May 1991, providing access from the River Wey to just before the Greywell tunnel. The restoration has provided walkers, cyclists, anglers and canoeists with the benefit of over 32 miles of canal. The Swan is open all week and our traditional pub menu and seafood specials always prove to be popular with the locals. You can book your table online in advance. The Swan is on the peaceful banks of the Basingstoke Canal in the picturesque village of Ash Vale. You can dine alfesco and take in the stunning Surrey countryside.
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