PUBS IN THE NORTH PENNINES
Allendale Inn
Allendale Town

Allendale Inn, Allendale Town
Pub in centre of large village.
Meals served lunchtimes and evenings.
Steak nights Wednesdays.
Sky and BT Sports. Beer garden. Dogs welcome.
Open fire. Live entertainment. Pool and darts.
Part of the Dorbiere pub group.
Open 12:00 - 00:00 Tuesday to Thursday, 12:00 -
01:00 Friday and Saturday and 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday and Monday.
   
Telephone: 01434 683246
Website:     
www.dorbiere.co.uk/the-allendale

   
Allenheads Inn
Allenheads

Allenheads Inn, Allenheads
Superb pub in the heart of Allenheads village.
Unique bar room with various artifacts hanging
from the ceiling. Meals served in impressive dining
room. Accommodation in cosy, yet inexpensive
en-suite
rooms. On the C2C Cycle Route. Secure
storage for bicycles.
Beer garden. Interesting miners wagons preserved
outside.
Open all day (may vary).
   
Telephone: 01434 685200
E-Mail:        annallenheads@gmail.com
Website:     
www.allenheadsinn.co.uk
Alston House
Alston

Alston House
Large hotel not far from Alston town centre
offering accommodation in seven well appointed
en-suite rooms at great rates. Families and dogs
welcome. Christmas breaks available.
Meals served all day. Take-away pizza service.
House Café open 10:30 - 15:30 Mon to Sat.
Hotel has a beauty room offering manicures,
waxing and tanning.
Special occasions and weddings catered for.
   
Telephone: 01434 382200
E-Mail:        enquiries@alstonhouse.co.uk
Website:     www.alstonhousehotel.co.uk
Ancient Unicorn
Bowes

Ancient Unicorn, Bowes
Superior pub just off the A66 near Barnard Castle. En-suite accommodation in 12 rooms some of which are situated around the courtyard.
Bar meals and a-la-carte meals served all day in the Bowes Restaurant.  Takeaway meals served Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Large, comfortable bar area.
Conference and function rooms for private and business events.
   
Telephone: 01833 628576
Website:     https://ancientunicorn.com
   
Angel Inn
Alston

Angel Inn, Alston
Traditional pub and restaurant dating from 1611
offering bar and restaurant meals and accommodation in four en-suite rooms in Alston town centre.
Families welcome.
Outdoor drinking in sun terrace and garden.
   
   
   
   
Telephone:  01434 381363
 
 
Blacksmith's Arms
Mickleton

Blacksmith's Arms, Mickleton
Traditional English pub in village not far from
Middleton in Teesdale.
Sunday lunches served.
Dogs welcome.
Owned by the same people as the Strathmore
Arms at Holwick.
Open from 16:00 until late Monday, Tuesday,
Wednesday and Friday and all day Thursday,
Saturday and Sunday.
   
Telephone:  01833 640362
Website:      www.blacksmithsarms
                     mickleton.co.uk/
Blue Bell
Alston

Blue Bell, Alston
Pub on Towngate, Alston.
Reported closed but appeared to be open when
I took the above photo.  More info please.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telephone:  01434 381566
   
   
Blue Bell
Barnard Castle

Blue Bell, Barnard Castle
Pub near Barnard Castle town centre.
Few details available at the moment and I hear
that no real ale is served here.
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
Telephone:  01833 690125
   
   
Blue Bell
St. John's Chapel

Blue Bell, St. John's Chapel
Main road pub originally a pair of terraced
cottages.  Pool and darts team based here.
Open fire, free Wi-Fi and selection of books.
Quiet and family friendly.
LocAle accredited.
Open 17:00 - 01:00 daily (from 12:00 weekends).   
   
   
   
 
Telephone:  01388 537256
E-Mail:         bluebellinn@outlook.com

   
Coach & Horses
Barnard Castle

Coach & Horses, Barnard Castle
Accommodation available at this pub near the town
centre for excellent rates (£33 for room only).
Large beer garden.
Live music Saturday evenings and Sunday
lunchtimes.
Children welcome.
Secure storage for bicycles.
   

Telephone:  01833 908179
E-Mail:         goldenlc37@gmail.com
Website:      www.coachand
                     horsesdurham.co.uk
Commercial Hotel
Barnard Castle

Commercial, Barnard Castle
On Galgate near the town centre.  Pub offering
food and accommodation.   
   
   
      
   
   
   
   
   
Telephone:  01833 637731
     
   
Cowshill Hotel
Cowshill

Cowshill Hotel
Old-fashioned country pub in upper Weardale.
Bed and breakfast accommodation in Calf House
next door.
Meals served.
Musicians welcome.
Open 12:00 -23:00 daily.
   
   
   
   
Telephone:  01388 537236 (hotel)
                    01388 537590 (Calf House)
    
Cricketers' Arms
Barnard Castle

Cricketer's Arms, Barnard Castle
Pub not far from the town centre.
Meals served.
Takeaway menu.
Live music.
Children welcome.
Outdoor seating.
Open 12:00 -23:00 daily.
   
   
   
Telephone:  01833 638090
   
   
Crown Hotel
Alston

Crown Hotel, Alston
Town centre pub, one of four in Alston.
Open lunchtimes and evenings and all day
Sunday.
May be closed at the moment.
   
   
   
   
   

Telephone:  01434 381448
   
   
Crown at Mickleton
Mickleton

Crown at Mickleton
Rural pub with small caravan site and large beer
garden.  Adults only on caravan site which has
five pitches with electric hook-up and water
points.
Accommodation in mirco-barn with double bed.
Meals served lunchtimes and evenings.
Open 11:00 to late Thursday to Sunday, closed
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays but
open bank holiday Mondays 11:00 - Late
   
Telephone:  01833 640381
Website:      https://thecrownatmickleton.co.uk
   
Forresters
Middleton in Teesdale

Forresters, Middleton in Teesdale
Market Place pub offering a French restaurant, bed and breakfast and bar facilities.  The seven en-
suite
rooms feature tea and coffee making facilities, TV and free WiFi.  Dogs allowed in rooms.
Families welcome.
Meals served 17:00 - 20:00 Tue - Fri, all day Sat.
No meals Sun and Mon.
Open 15:00 - 23:00 Mon - Thur, 15:00 - 00:00 Fri, 12:00 - 00:00 Sat and 12:00 - 20:00 Sun.

Telephone:  01833 641435
E-Mail:         info@forrestersmiddleton.co.uk
Website:      www.forrestersmiddleton.co.uk
Fox & Hounds
Cotherstone

Fox & Hounds, Cotherstone
18th century coaching inn and traditional hotel
overlooking the village's West Green.
Three en-suite rooms sleeping six people
plus family room sleeping up to four.
Meals served lunchtimes and evenings and
fish and chip specials available for eat in or take
away Tuesdays and Fridays.
Children welcome.
   

Telephone:  01833 650241
E-Mail:         mail@cotherstonefox.co.uk
Website:      www.cotherstonefox.co.uk
George & Dragon
Garrigill

   
George & Dragon, Garrigill
A quaint village pub with plenty of character which
has experienced recent periods of closure in
recent years but it's future seems now assured
after a petition to save it was organised.
Meals served lunchtimes and evenings.
Camping and bunkhouse at nearby village hall.
Pub closed as of summer 2019.  Future
uncertain.
   
Telephone:  01434 381900
E-Mail:          thegeorgeanddragoninn@
                      gmail.com

Website:       https://garrigillpub.co.uk
Golden Lion
Allendale Town

Golden Lion Hotel, Allendale Town
One of two pubs side by side overlooking the
village's market square, the Golden Lion is a
large pub offering Four Star accommodation in
several en-suite rooms.
Meals served in the 1839 Restaurant and bar
lunchtimes and evenings seven days a week.
Beers from Allendale Brewery.
Live music events.   
Open 11:30 - 00:00 (01:00 Fri and Sat).

Telephone:  01434 683225
E-Mail:         hello@thegoldenlion.net
Website:      http://thegoldenlion.net/
Golden Lion
Barnard Castle

Golden Lion, Barnard Castle
Barnard Castle's oldest pub, dating from 1679
offers
quality cask ales in bar with large open fire.
Live music and open mic night Wednesdays.
Large decked outdoor seating area to the rear of
the pub overlooking the Castle.
   
   
   
   

Telephone:  01833 690295
Website:      http://goldenlionpub.co.uk
   
Golden Lion
St. John's Chapel

Golden Lion, St. John's Chapel
Community pub almost opposite Upper Weardale
Town Hall in St. John's Chapel.
Open fire and beamed ceilings.  Pool table.
En-Suite and bunk rooms offering accommodation
at good prices.
Food served lunchtimes and evenings.
Open 17:00 - 23:00 Monday to Thursday,
17:00 - 01:00 Fridays, 12:00 - 01:00 Saturdays
and 12:00 - 23:00 Sundays.

Telephone: 01388 537231
E-Mail:        golden..weardale@btconnect.com
Website:     www.thegoldenlionweardale.com
Hare & Hounds
Westgate

Hare & Hounds, Westgate
Village pub popular with locals and visitors.
Real ales from on-site brewery.
Evening meals served Tuesday to Sunday.
Quality Sunday carvery.
Outside seating.
Riverside setting.
 
 
 

Telephone: 01388 517212        
Website:      hareandhounds
                     westgate.blogspot.com
High Force Hotel
High Force

High Force Hotel
Large, historic coaching inn next to England's
largest waterfall. It's six en-suite rooms can accommodate up to twelve people.  Dogs allowed
in some of the rooms.
Bar, tearoom and al-fresco meals served all day
every day.  Free parking for patrons, no on-road
parking, use the visitor car park if you are visiting
the waterfall.  Camping available here.
The Hotel has an autism friendly policy.

Telephone:  01833 622336
E-Mail:         info@thehighforcehotel.co.uk
Website:      www.thehighforcehotel.co.uk
King's Head
Allendale Town

King's Head, Allendale Town
Next door to the Golden Lion overlooking the
village's market square, the King's Head is a
beautiful Grade II listed building offering 
accommodation in five en-suite rooms. Note that
the accommodation is on the third floor and is
accessed by three flights of stairs.
Meals served.
Secure storage for bicycles.
   

Telephone:  01434 683681
Website:      www.thekingsheadallendale.com
   
Kirk Inn
Romaldkirk

Kirk Inn, Romaldkirk
Friendly one-roomed inn overlooking large village
green with it's set of stocks.
Meals served lunchtimes and evenings.
Guest beers from Weardale Brewery.
Outside seating.
Dogs welcome.
Open 12:00 - 23:00 daily.
 
 

Telephone:  01833 650260
   
     
Langdon Beck Hotel
Forest in Teesdale

Langdon Beck Hotel, Forest in Teesdale
Located in Upper Teesdale between Middleton and Alston this lovely pub offers accommodation for up to 12 people in several rooms, some en-suite and some with shared facilities.
The pub has it's own geology exhibition and photographs from some of the local mines.
Meals served lunchtimes and evenings.
Open all day every day.  Closed Mondays October to Easter.

Telephone:  01833 622267 or 01833 622026
E-Mail:         info@langdonbeckhotel.com
Website:      www.langdonbeckhotel.com
Miners' Arms
Nenthead

Miner's Arms, Nenthead
Friendly pub next to the Mines car park.  Old pictures of the mines on the walls.  Situated on the Coast to Coast Cycle Route, the Miners' Arms offer secure storage for bicycles.  Charging for electric cars and bikes.  Lunchtime and evening meals.
Accommodation in twin and family en-suite rooms.
Open 12:00 - 23:00 Monday to Sunday May to September; 15:00 - 20:00 Monday to Thursday and 12:00 - 23:00 Friday to Sunday October to April.


Telephone:  01434 381427
Website:      www.nenthead.com
   
Nent Hall Hotel
Near Nenthead

Nent Hall Hotel
Superior country house hotel about one mile
(1.6km) from Nenthead on road to Alston.  18
rooms, some with 4-poster beds offer a great choice for the visitor.  Dogs allowed in rooms by
arrangement.
Meals served lunchtimes and evenings.
Open all day.
Five bedroomed farmhouse opposite the hotel
available for let.

Telephone:  01434 381584
E-Mail:         info@nenthall.com
Website:      https://nenthall.com
Red Lion
Cotherstone

Red Lion, Cotherstone
Village centre pub offering drinks from local and
craft breweries.
Beer garden.
Dog friendly.
Children welcome.
Darts and dominoes.
Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings
and from 14:00 - 22:30 Saturdays and 14:00 -
21:00 Sundays.
   

Website:      theredlionhotel.blogspot.com
E-Mail:         redlion.redlion@outlook.com
   
Rose & Crown
Romaldkirk

Rose & Crown, Romaldkirk
Large 18th century coaching inn offering
accommodation in courtyard and main inn rooms
as well as cottage.
Bar meals served lunchtimes and evenings and
a la carte meals served in restaurant evenings.
Families welcome.  Dog friendly.
Drinks served in proper dales bar with stone-
flagged floors, wooden beams and open fire.
50 wines from around the world.
   
Telephone:   01833 650213
E-Mail:          hotel@rose-and-crown.co.uk
Website:       www.rose-and-crown.co.uk
Strathmore Arms
Holwick

Strathmore Arms, Holwick
Lovely pub with a lot a character beneath Holwick Scar not far from Middleton-in-Teesdale.
Four en-suite rooms available.
All day meals Monday - Saturday (closed
Tuesdays) and lunchtimes Sundays.

Live music most Fridays.
Quiz night first Wednesday of the month.

Situated on the Pennine Way.
   

Telephone:  01833 640362
E-Mail:         anthony@strathmoregold.co.uk
Website:      www.strathmoregold.co.uk
 Teesdale Hotel
Middleton in Teesdale

Teesdale Hotel, Middleton in Teesdale
Historic 18th century coaching innl offering
accommodation, restaurant and bar meals in
Middleton town centre.
Rooms are en-suite and stays here include breakfast.
Meals are "Local Produce Champion
and Quality Assured" by Taste Durham, a local tourist board initiative.
Functions and weddings catered for.
     

Telephone:  01833 640264
E-Mail:         enquiries@teesdalehotel.co.uk
Website:      www.teesdalehotel.co.uk
 Three Horseshoes
Barnard Castle

Three Horseshoes, Barnard Castle
17th Century town centre pub offering
accommodation in a wide variety of rooms.
Restaurant and bar meals served lunchtimes and
evenings Monday to Friday, all day Saturday
and lunchtimes Sunday.
Lock-up facilities for bicycles.
Beer garden.
   
   
   
Telephone:   01833 631777
E-Mail:          info@three-horse-shoes.co.uk
Website:       http://three-horse-shoes.co.uk
Turk's Head
Alston

Turk's Head, Alston
Town centre pub by cobbled market place.
Families welcome. Dog friendly.
Beer garden with smoking shelter in pagoda.
Occasional live music.
Real fire and traditional pub games.
Open 15:00 - 01:00 Monday to Friday,
12:00 - 01:00 Saturday and Sunday but hours can be flexible so check before travelling.
    

Telephone:  01434 381148
   
   
Turk's Head
Barnard Castle

Turk's Head, Barnard Castle
Large, single roomed pub by the Market Place in Barnard Castle.
Meals served.
All day opening.
     
     
     
     
     

Telephone:  01833 690874
   
   
Victoria Inn
Alston

Victoria Inn, Alston
Welcoming and lively town centre pub offering accommodation in eight rooms.
Bar meals served.  Sunday roasts and full Indian restaurant.
   
   
   
   
    

Telephone:  01434 381194
E-Mail:         victoriainncumbria@talk21.com
   

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