Regional inns in running for top pub awards
Nine Westcountry locals are set to compete for top honours with watering holes from around the country, after being shortlisted in this year's BT Sport Great British Pub Awards.
One Cornish pub, six Devon venues and two in Somerset will contend trophies at the awards finals in London on September 12.
The Driftwood Spars at Trevaunance Cove is the only Cornish pub to have been shortlisted in the competition, having made the final six in the Best Cask Ale Pub category.
It will go head to head with other pubs from Derbyshire, Hampshire, Tyne and Wear, Suffolk and The West Midlands in the final.
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Devon pubs in the running are the Beaver Inn, Appledore, for Best Community Pub and The Market House Inn at Cullompton as Best Partnership Pub.
The Nobody Inn at Doddiscombsleigh is a finalist in the Best Spirits Pub category, while Portgate's Harris Arms is a Best Wine Pub finalist.
In the running for Best Food Pub is The Treby Arms in Sparkwell, whose head chef, Anton Piotrowski, was joint winner of TV's Masterchef the Professionals in December.
The Apple and Parrot in Torquay is up for Best Entertainment venue. In Somerset, The Farmers Arms Inn at Combe Florey has been shortlisted for its well-stocked cellars, while Taunton's Maypole Inn has been shortlisted as best charitable pub.
Judges will be scrutinising the contenders over the coming weeks.