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The Old Crown - A Special Place to Eat

The Old Crown

Hesket Newmarket, Wigton
Cumbria, England, CA7 8JG

Phone: 01697 478288

Secretly Famous™ for…

Being co-operatively owned by over 100 local people and the real ales brewed at the rear of the pub by Hesket Newmarket Brewery.

The Old Crown is in the picturesque Cumbrian village of Hesket Newmarket. The pub is owned by a co-operative of more than one hundred local people and other supporters. It is believed to be Britain’s first co-operatively owned pub.

The co-operative is dedicated to maintaining the essential character of the pub which serves the very best real ales all brewed by the Hesket Newmarket Brewery which stands at the rear of the pub.

This is a cosy, friendly pub, which you can go into whether you’re wearing your wellies, walking boots, or a suit, and you won’t come out without speaking to someone. Regulars and visitors alike always find a warm welcome, great home cooked food, a friendly smile and a truly superb range of real ales.

Even Prince Charles has been known to call in for a pint of ‘Doris’ 90th’, which judging from the photos went down very well!

We look forward to welcoming you!

Edna & Keith and Joanne

Homemade meals and snacks to Sunday roasts.

Bar open every evening from 5.30 to 11.00 and dining from 6.30 to 9.00. Bar open Friday, Saturday & Sunday lunchtime 12.00 to 2.30 and dining 12.00 to 2.00 for snacks Friday and Saturday and full lunch Sundays. We are also open Wednesday & Thursday lunch times in the school holidays.
A Special Place to Eat
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Sample 6 real ales for free

Or receive a free half pint of Doris’ 90th.