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The Forresters Arms Inn

Sturdy coaching inn with hearty food

At a glance

Bar menu
Beer festival
Open all year

Next door to the famous Robert Thompson craft carpentry workshop, The Forresters Arms has fine examples of his early work, with the distinctive trademark mouse evident. It has log fires, cask ales and good food. There's a specials board and a selection of lunchtime sandwiches.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 9am–11pm
  • Lunch: Monday to Friday 12–3 (out of season 12–2.30), Saturday to Sunday all day
  • Dinner: all week 6–9 (out of season 6–8)

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Beer festival


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar

Getting here

From Thirsk take A170, after 3 miles turn right signed Kilburn. At Kilburn Road junction, turn right, inn on left in village square.

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