A pub since 1968, this 15th-century former farmhouse took its name from licensee and owner John Thompson. Now run by son Nick, it is a traditional brewpub set in idyllic countryside beside the banks of the River Trent with views of the neighbouring National Forest.
From A38 between Derby and Burton upon Trent take A5132 towards Barrow upon Trent. At mini roundabout right onto B5008 (signed Repton). At roundabout 1st exit into Brook End. Right into Milton Road. Left, left again to Ingleby.