Bed and breakfast The Rifle Volunteer
21 Collett Road, Ware, SG12 7LY, United Kingdom – Great location - show map
The Rifle Volunteer is set in the County of Hertfordshire in the small town of Ware. The history of this Public House and Bed & Breakfast dates from around 1841 when it was owned by a Ware maltster. By 1850 it was the named The Union Jack until at least 1864. It then became The Rifle Volunteer after the brave men and women who picked there Rifles and formed a citizen army of part timers and created a popular movement in the British Empire in 1859. The Rifle Volunteer is a traditional local pub and is a 5 minute drive from the A10 Junction for Ware, 8 minute walk to Ware Train Station, 5 minute walk to Ware high Street, 5 minute walk to GlaxoSmithKline Factory. Nearest golf courses are Hanbury Manor and Whitehills Golf within 5-15 minute drive away, 5 minute drive to Fanhams Hall Hotel and Wedding Venue. We offer a continental breakfast, and we now serve freshly prepared stone baked pizzas Monday-Friday from 16.30 and Saturday and Sunday from 12.30. (Vegitarian and Vegan options available)
The Rifle volunteer has two bars – The Snug Bar which is a small bar which seats 16 and standing area at the bar. It has door to access outside seating area which offers great views over Ware and an internal door which leads to the Public Bar, car park and toilets. The Public Bar has 2 dartboards, pool table and juke box. It has seating for 32 people and standing room, plus 2 50” TV’s which show all Sky Sports and BT Sports. We have a newly refurbished beer garden with seating and is a perfect sun trap on summer days. We also have a Petanqué Piste if you would like to play. The Bed & Breakfast rooms have all been refurbished in 2017 to form 5 Double and 2 singles, all with En-suite Shower rooms. We offer a continental breakfast, and we now serve freshly prepared stone baked pizzas Monday-Friday from 16.30 and Saturday and Sunday from 12.30. (Vegitarian and Vegan options available)
The Rifle Volunteer is set in the County of Hertfordshire in a quiet residential part of Ware, within a 5 minute walk of the Town Centre. With the River Lee flowing through the centre of Ware, it has access to lovely riverside walks and wildlife. 5 minute drive from the A10 Junction for Ware, 8 minute walk to Ware Train Station,5 minute walk to GlaxoSmithKline Factory. Nearest golf courses are Hanbury Manor and Whitehills Golf, 5 minute drive to Fanhams Hall Hotel & Wedding Venue
Languages spoken: English
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Harlow Mill6.8 miles
Bishop's Stortford College8.5 miles
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Brookmans Park8.7 miles
Lee Valley White Water Centre8.7 miles
Knebworth House8.9 miles
Herts and Essex Community Hospital9.4 miles
Stevenage Central Library9.5 miles
London Stansted Airport13.4 miles
London Luton Airport15.6 miles
London City Airport21.8 miles
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16:00 - 22:00
Until 11:00 hours
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Cot and extra bed policies
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No age restriction
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Smoking is not allowed.
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In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.
Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.
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The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Rifle Volunteer (subject to availability):
- Free parking
- On-site parking
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The Rifle Volunteer is 650 yards from the centre of Ware.
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Guests staying at The Rifle Volunteer can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.0).
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From the nearest airport, you can get to The Rifle Volunteer by:
- Car 30min
Check-in at The Rifle Volunteer is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.
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