Welcome to the Black Horse
A wonderful pub in Perfick Pluckley
This beautiful beamed country pub steeped in history was built in the 1470's as a dry moated farmhouse to the prominent Dering Family, with 5 log burning fires throughout the bar and restaurant. Ideally sited for the breathtaking walks around Pluckley and beyond. The pub is also well known for it's many ghosts, one of which being an invisible phantom who makes himself known by moving both glasses and possessions around the pub -which can go missing for days on end. Many customers have felt or seen the presence of a small child. This long history of happenings has been experienced by both the Landlady & landlord, and customers throughout the pubs rich history.
Rambling, cycling, coach tour, and paranormal investigation groups welcome, discounts and tailored packages available on bookings.
We're dog friendly with a large garden overloking the village square and miles of rolling landscape beyond.
We have a huge beer garden and BBQ area ideal for private functions, situated on the highest point of Pluckley hosting beautiful views of our surrounding perfick country side. We also boast a large car/coach park which makes us a perfect place for weary travellers to take a break. Beyond our rear car park is the well kept cricket pitch and play park, which leads off into walks of outstanding natural beauty.
Inside the pub has cosy corners to escape tp and a traditional open bar, with beamed ceilings and an open log fire during the cold weather to keep everyone warm.
Excellent food awaits
Responsibly farmed and locally sourced produce is used to make freshly cooked meals every day. You'll find a great range of dishes on our menus to suit all tastes and appetites.
The pub used in The Darling Buds of May
Location used for the TV series The Darling Buds of May where the pub played a significant role in 1991 as the Hare and Hounds in the series, and noted as Pa Llarkin's favorite pub.
Our Pub's most recent TV history has included coverage by; Most Haunted, Ghost Hunters International, Meridian News, This Morning, and host to Mr World competition.
Pluckley is the most haunted village in England and we're the most haunted pub in Kent.