If you’re not familiar with this part of Hertfordshire, you probably only know South Mymms as the name of a service station off the M25. But infact it’s a lovely and historic little village with lots of interesting stories to tell. I’m pleased to share for the first time, this lovely old picture from my […]
Find out how London’s famous pub crawl is connected to the world’s most famous beer drinker Oliver Reed. The late Hollywood legend is probably still known as history’s most notorious heavy drinker, but did you know he had connections to Carshalton? Reed was born in Wimbledon, and growing up he was a porter at St […]
The Greene King Rose and Crown pub has had a recent facelift and looks very smart. I’ve collected together some interesting trivia about the historic Wallington pub. Craft beers are very popular at the moment, and this was one of the original brewery taps where you could sample locally brewed beer at source…
I’m a bit obsessed with history. In my opinion this is one of the most fascinating historical buildings in the heart of old Carshalton village, because it’s a pub that no-one (well, hardly anyone) seems to know about, and it’s barely mentioned in the history books. It’s often confused with The Swan Inn that stood […]
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