Anne Boleyn

The Hythe

Known as The Old Bridge House, this was a family home until 1927.

"The Anglers Rest, Bell Weir, Egham" 1899

“The Anglers Rest, Bell Weir, Egham” 1899

Anglers’ Rest


The pub probably dated from about 1856, and the building may have contained parts of the previous structure on the site, which was possibly the lock keeper’s cottage dating from the opening of Bell Weir Lock in 1817-18.

It was demolished in 1973 to be replaced by the Runnymede Hotel.


Egham Hill

The Castle became a beer house in about 1860 and its crenulated façade was changed during alterations sometime between 1914 and its closure in 1935.

The building was demolished in 1937/8.

Catherine Wheel

The Old Catherine Wheel pub in Hummer Lane, Egham, 1888-92

The Old Catherine Wheel pub in Hummer Lane, Egham, 1888-92

High Street

Possibly the oldest hostelry in the town, this was listed in a 17th century Parliamentary as one of the principal inns of Egham.   

With extensive stabling, it served many of the long-distance coaches.

The Catherine Wheel was rebuilt in 1898.

Coach and Horses

The Coach and Horses" inn at Egham by Stan T.Reeve, 1950

The Coach and Horses” inn at Egham by Stan T.Reeve, 1950

The Glanty

In existence since the 17th century and demolished in 1974 to make way for the M25 motorway.

Crown Inn

High Street –  See The Egham Picture book


Egham Hill

In existence in the 18th century, this was known also as the Running Horse.

Eclipse was a famous horse born in 1764 during a solar eclipse at the Cumberland Lodge stable.

The pub was rebuilt further back from the road in 1935.

Hop Blossom

High Street

For many years a beer house catering for “the respectable working class”, these licensed premises closed in the 1930s.

King’s Arms

High Street

A grade II listed building, there has been an inn on this site since at least the 17th century.

King’s Head

The King's Head pub, Egham, circa 1900-02

The King’s Head pub, Egham, circa 1900-02

High Street

A favourite place in the 17th and 18th centuries for gentlemen to meet, dine and rest their horses, this later became a major stopping point for coaches on the London to West Country routes.

Nag’s Head Inn

High Street

In existence in 1689, its licence was not renewed in 1915 and the premises were taken over by fishmongers.


The Avenue

A beer house

Pack Horse

Egham Hill

Thought to be one of Egham’s oldest inns, the Pack  Horse was situated close to the 19th milestone from London.

It was demolished in the 1930s

Prince of Wales

Station Road

Once owned by Meux’s brewery, this was described as a lodging house in 1892 catering for a “low class of people”.

It was demolished in the late 1970s to make way for the Egham ring road.

Railway Hotel

Station Road

Designed to accommodate travellers on the new railway, the hotel also supported “a respectable bar trade”.

Red Lion

High Street

Situated just off the Great Western Road, the Red Lion was a coaching inn.

Towards the end of the 18th century a social club made up of members of the local gentry dined there fortnightly.

Red Lion

Village Road, Thorpe

Dates from at least 1700 – the one large bar was previously divided into four:  a bar and a bar parlour on the left and a parlour and tap-room on the right.

Rose and Crown

Thorpe Green

In existence 1934

Running Horse

Egham Hill – See Eclipse

Stag and Hounds

Wellington Avenue, Virginia Water

In existence 1830s

Swan Inn

The Hythe

In existence in 1678, when one bargeman killed another there.

Victoria Inn

The Avenue

Dating from the early years of Queen Victoria’s reign, the building was reconstructed in 1936.

Waggon and Horses

Egham Hill

Shown in a 19th century Petty Sessions list as entertaining “respectable working men” the pub was demolished in 1904 as being “unfit for use”.