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Still welcoming visitors after 250 years

At a glance

AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Open all year
Kids play area
Dog friendly

Since the 1760s, this part-battlemented, three-storey, former coaching inn on the road to and from Scotland has commanded the picturesque Weldon Bridge over the River Coquet. It belongs to John and Julie Young, whose knick-knacks and curios, pictures and fishing memorabilia are liberally distributed within. On the bar top pump badges declare the availability of Timothy Taylor Landlord, Theakston Best Bitter and Greene King brews. A comprehensive menu suggests, for example, pigeon salad, black pudding, rocket and truffle oil, followed by Tournedos surf and turf – prime fillet steak with scallops, garlic sauce and skinny fries; or glazed ham hock with grilled tomatoes, onion rings and cheese sauce. The carefully tended half-acre of garden is perfect for outdoor eating and includes a children's play park. It is possible to fish for brown trout, salmon and sea trout on the pub’s own one-mile stretch of the Coquet.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 11–11 (Sunday 12–10.30)
  • Lunch: all week 12–9.30
  • Dinner: all week 12–9.30

Price guide

  • Main course from12.95
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Family room available
  • Play area available


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

Take A697 north of Morpeth signed Wooler and Coldstream. 7 miles, left to Weldon Bridge.

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