Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Surrey village of Ripley, The 15th Century Talbot is one of England's most storied and historic coaching inns. Boasting many period features from throughout its 500-year history.
The Talbot's summer gardens and large terrace. It's cosy bar and outstanding restaurant specialising in timeless British classics.
Hit the spot
Cosy old world charm mixed with vibrant contemporary furnishings and inspired quality dining
Afternoon tea, alfresco dining, special events
Good to know
Early check in and late check out at 1pm available
Did you know
Lord Nelson is said to have conducted his love affair with Lady Hamilton at The Talbot!
Minimum StayYes two nights at weekends
ParkingThere is free guest parking.
Airport20 minutes from Gatwick or Heathrow Airport
Train6 minutes to Woking or 10 minutes to Guldford station
PetsGuide dogs only.
LocationHigh Street, Ripley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6BB, United Kingdom
43 bedrooms including 28 Classic and 15 Deluxe Rooms
Blend of traditional and contemporary bedrooms with solid oak furniture complementing many original features of the 15th century building.
Vintage Four Poster Room with en suite shower room, located in the original main building: original period features, decorated in soft, muted tones, with comfy duvet, plasma TV, free WiFi and tea/coffee facilities
Eat & Drink
A cosy bar area with traditional log fires, and the newly refurbished restaurant area overlooking the summer terrace. The menu ranges from freshly-shucked Colchester oysters, to ale-braised beef and horseradish mash.
The Clock House in Ripley is a 3 AA rosette awarded restaurant, or Kinghams in the picturesque village of Shere.
See & Do
Popular nearby sites include RHS Wisley Gardens, Painshill Park, and Hampton Court Palace. Or the child in you might like nearby Chessington World of Adventures. You are only an hour from central London providing a great base for exploring the city and South East of England.
Events such as Gin Tasting, Picnics, Live Music, Murder Mystery Night, International cuisine evenings.