Welcome to the Gardeners Arms website !

The Gardeners Arms is a 16th Century thatched country pub and restaurant in Alderton, a quiet village just north of Cheltenham in the heart of the Gloucestershire Cotswolds. A friendly, family-run Free House where you'll find a warm welcome from all our staff, including owners Mike & Wendy Wakeman.

Look around the Gardeners Arms..!

We serve home cooked food which includes seasonal local produce (eg. Asparagus, Strawberries), fresh daily fish and local game bird, vegetarian and specific allergy menus. Try our Takeaway service for selected meals, 7 days a week.

We offer Off-licence sales of all our beers & ales, and selected wines & soft drinks.

Integral and popular in the Alderton village community, we host many events such as quizes, theme nights, Christmas, New Year, Easter and Bank Holiday special events.

Alderton is close to many Gloucestershire and Worcestershire attractions, and we are a popular meeting place for local clubs, societies, ramblers, bikers & cyclists.

We have a large free car park, disabled access, large beer garden with boule area, darts board and a selection of other traditional bar games available, such as poker. There is an original Well as a central feature in the lounge. Children are welcome.

Dogs are permitted in the garden and some of our bar areas Dogs are permitted in the garden and some of our bar areas.
We welcome parties of all sizes and have room for coaches to park Our function facilities are ideal for wedding parties and other events.
We welcome parties of all sizes and have room for coaches to park.


We're in... We feature in the UK Good Beer Guide, Good Pub Guide, Good Pub Food Guide and Real Ale Pub Guide.

We have recently won a Telegraph Hi-Life Diners Award!

We are members of the British Institute of Innkeepers, who promote high standards of professionalism throughout the licensed retail sector.

We pride ourselves on supplying good Ales, Beers and Fine Wines. We are members of CAMRA, the Campaign for Real Ale. The good beer guide was set up by CAMRA for pubs that keep beers well, pour the perfect pint & other drinks, give a good welcome, terrific food and family facilities to help these pubs to survive. CAMRA members choose the pubs and visit them on a regular basis.
What the Press say...
We're in all these guides!

British Institute of Innkeepers

Food Hygiene Rating 5 Very Good