The best beer gardens in the country have been named by the judges in a national competition.

More than 70 pubs made it through to it to the finals of the competition run by hospitality insurance specialists SME.

The Chaplin's & The Cellar Bar in Bournemouth was placed in the top spot by judges. The owners of the pub received a professional photo of their garden, a commemorative plaque and £500 of vouchers to treat the pub team.

 

 

It narrowly beat the Belle Vue Tavern in Ramsgate, Kent.

 

 

With the Maytime in Oxford coming in third place.

 

 

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See the rest of the top 10 here.