The Merry Harriers

UK England South East England Surrey Godalming

Merry Harriers, Hambledon Road, Hambledon, Surrey GU8 4DR

  • 12 Rooms & 5 Shepherds Huts
  • Cosy Country Inn
Cosy country inn with B&B accommodation and glamping

Attached to this unique and charismatic 16th-century pub set in the beautiful Surrey village of Hambledon, are various accommodation options, which will come as a great relief to those who want to visit one of the best pubs in Surrey and properly enjoy all the great real ales on offer. Your choice is between a 5 cosy shepherds huts  and a dozen or so en-suite  guest rooms in the pub or in a converted barn in the garden, one of which is a spacious family suite while another has views of the pub's very own llamas! For those taking the B&B option, breakfast is served in the pub or garden, or you can have it delivered it to your room in a hamper if you prefer - allowing for an early start if you want to go exploring (on one of the llama treks that the pub offers, for example). 



Each shepherd’s hut has an en suite shower room, a double bed with bedding, a wood-burning stove, seating area and underfloor heating. There’s also a wine fridge and a coffee machine with tea and coffee provided along with a bottle of rosé wine, a basket of nibbles and toiletries. Outside there are sun loungers and a fire pit. Fires are allowed in the provided fire pits and logs are available to buy.

Suitable For

Glamping only. Dogs welcome.


There’s Llama Trekking on site at The Merry Harriers – ask in the pub for details. The site is within the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and not far from the South Downs National Park so there are great walking and cycling routes nearby – including the Greensand Way. You can hire bikes from Surrey Hill Cycle Hire in Hambledown 1½ miles away. Also within the village is the National Trust’s Oakhurst Cottage (01483 208936) which can only be visited on guided tours on selected days. The National Trust also look after Winkworth Arboretum (01483 208477) and there’s a 2½-mile cross-country walk between the two properties. You can learn to fish with We Fly Fish (07927 057847) or to ride Western-style at Southern Schoolmasters (07876 350257), just 3 miles up the road. Head for Farncombe Boat House (01483 421306) 5 miles away on the River Wey to hire a narrow boat for the day or a canoe or rowing boat by the hour. The nearby Ramster Gardens (01428 654167) and RHS Wisley, 18 miles away, will be of interest to gardeners. Watch a polo match at Cowdray Park Polo Club (01730 813257 – 13 miles away) or motor racing at The Goodwood Estate, just over 25 miles away. Historic Guildford is within 10 miles of site with the Georgian streets of Farnham just over 10 miles away.

Food & Drink

You won’t be stuck for food as you can dine at the inn at The Merry Harriers (every day except Sunday dinner time and Monday lunch). Also recommended is The Refectory in Milford (01483 413820). For picnic supplies and light lunches, head for Hambledon Village Shop, a not-for-profit, village-owned grocery store and café opposite the cricket pitch.


All year.


Huts from £195 per night.


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