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Traditional inn offering true Yorkshire hospitality

At a glance

AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Open all year
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

Using a false name, highwayman Dick Turpin stayed at this ancient inn which stands in a quiet corner of the market square and was one of the main stopping points for travellers on the long road between London and the North. Today you have to turn off the A1(M), but it’s well worth it to discover an inn built in 1258 that retains its ancient beams, low ceilings and roaring open fires, not to mention one that also gives houseroom to the supposed ghosts of a monk, a blacksmith, a cavalier and a small boy. Settle back and enjoy a pint of Timothy Taylor Boltmaker or a guest ale from the Rudgate’s brewery. Expect a good choice of traditional pub food on menus.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 11–11 (Friday to Saturday 11am–midnight Sunday 12–11)
  • Lunch: all week 12–2
  • Dinner: all week 6–9

Food and drink

  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales available: John Smith's, Timothy Taylor Boltmaker, Cottage, Rudgate guest ale

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in restaurant

Getting here

A1(M) junction 48, B6265 E for 1 mile.

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