Chelmsford and Mid-Essex

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Three Compasses

Church Road
West Hanningfield
Telephone(01245) 400447
Real AleReal FireQuiet PubFamily FriendlyGardenLunchtime MealsEvening MealsParkingDog FriendlyWiFiServes LocAle
Regular beers: Bishop Nick Ridley's Rite

See more about this pub on WhatPub, CAMRA's national pub guide.

A delightful small country pub dating from 1425 (the landlords from 1758 are listed inside). A timber-framed and plastered Grade II-listed building with many low beams, two bars and bench seats in front of the windows. Ideally situated for country walkers and cyclists with outside seating. A free house with a very experienced landlady (who has been there since 1971; her son is now joint licensee). Home-cooked food available every lunchtime and some evenings. In current CME Recommended Pub Guide. On Sundays in summer is additionally open during the evenings from 7.00 to 10.30