LOCALS in a country pub were taken aback when Louis Tomlinson walked in with his partner.

The singer, who shot to fame with the boy band One Direction following their appearance on The X Factor, nipped into the Rock Inn, in Waterrow, near Wiveliscombefor a quiet drink.

Landlord Daren Barclay said: "He was trying to have a drink with his girlfried, so we pretty much left him to it.

"A younger member of staff recognised him and he posed for a quick photo."