Jeremy Clarkson wants to buy a pub in the West Midlands because locals are welcome

Jeremy Clarkson wants to buy a West Midlands pub to ‘champion British farming’ amid praise from villagers despite concerns over increased tourist traffic. The owner of ‘Diddly Squat Farm’ looks at the Coach and Horses Inn, a Grade II listed building.

Discussions have taken place with Hawkstone Brewery, who currently lease the pub. Clarkson, 66, is understood to want to boost the local agricultural sector while balancing that with residents’ desire for peace and quiet.

Local councilor Jon Wareing acknowledged the existing traffic problems as a “huge headache” at the Bourton-on-the-Water pub and noted that if Clarkson managed the pub there would be a noticeable increase in traffic that should be resolved. with. He said: “Regarding Jeremy Clarkson’s intentions with the pub, I understand that he is passionate about supporting British agriculture and one way to do that is to ensure that a local pub serves locally produced food and drink in a family atmosphere with affordable prices. “

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He added: “I fully support measures that support our local farming community – they continue to have a very tough time – and we have great local meats, cheeses and other fresh produce that we should be celebrating,” reports Express.

Mr Wareing also discussed the traffic situation in the Gloucestershire village and noted that parking shortages are already a significant problem for the village, which is known for its low bridges, traditional stone houses and riverside setting. He said: “On a sunny weekend, particularly Bank Holiday weekends, the Fosseway is frequently blocked between Moreton-in-Marsh, through Stow-on-the-Wold and on to Bourton-on-the-Water.”

He also speculated on the potential impact of Jeremy Clarkson’s fame. He said: “With the popularity of Jeremy Clarkson, if they bought the Coach and Horses, who knows how much extra traffic it would generate.

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