PUNTERS have flocked to their local pub gardens to enjoy a crisp cool pint now that lockdown restrictions have eased.

But after five months of being trapped inside due to lockdown, we'll want to make the most of our pub experience.

And with that means visiting only the best watering holes across Berkshire to bask in the sunshine whilst you sip on that refreshing ice-cold drink.

A mini-heatwave has rolled in after the first week of lockdown restrictions easing.

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According to the Met Office, temperatures today will reach 16 degrees across Berkshire, with Thursday, Friday and Saturday reaching a sizzling 15 degrees.

We've rounded up some of the best pub gardens for sitting in the sunshine as the weather forecast predicts highs of 18 degrees this week.

Waterman Arms, Windsor

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According to locals, this pub garden in Eton, Windsor is a sun trap with the sun shining for "much of the day."

They have a great selection of beers but they do get busy so make sure to book.

The Castle, Newbury, West Berkshire

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Another pub garden perfect for catching rays in is this one in West Berkshire.

A little further afield but it's been highly recommended on review website Tripadvisor.

Barley Mow, Maidenhead


Another pub set in the heart of the Cox Green community is the BarleySlough Observer: Mow. It attracts customers all year round (non Covid times) and has plenty of outdoor space.

The sun shines all day long with the pub in the perfect position for you to catch some rays.

The Allied Arms, Reading

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This pub in the heart of Reading Town Centre is a fantastic little boozer for a catch up with friends, family and work colleagues.

It's got a cosy little beer garden out the back and it's ranked highly for it's beer.

The Royal Foresters, Ascot

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This gem located in between Bracknell and Ascot has everything you need in terms of good drinks, food and a large pub garden.

The photo speaks for itself with the sun shining on the beautiful lawn out the front.

Do you know another pub that's got a sun trap beer garden - let us know in the comments below