The top pubs were announced in the nationwide search for the next National Pub of the Year; with the overall winner revealed this month. With 16 UK pubs in the running, did your favourite make the cut?
5. Wales - Mansel Arms, Porthyrhyd, Carmarthenshire
A friendly and welcoming 18th-century former coaching inn, with wood fires in both bars which has maintained its traditional character.
6. West Pennines - Swan with Two Necks, Pendleton, Lancashire
CAMRAs National Pub of the Year 2014 and recipient of many other local and national awards. This is an outstanding and recently renovated traditional pub set in a pretty Pendleside village that's popular with locals and visitors.
7. East Midlands - Smithfield, Derby, Derbyshire
A handsome riverside pub with a large outdoor terrace overlooking the river. The beer range is varied with a strong emphasis on new breweries and a good selection of craft keg beer.
8. London - Hope, Carshalton
This is a real community pub by beer enthusiasts, for beer enthusiasts, which is owned by 46 of the customers. There are no fruit machines, TV or muzak, but there are five regularly changing guest beers.