Duke to close for August while refurbishment is completed

The Duke of Wellington Inn on Main Street is to close from Monday 26th July for four weeks while major refurbishment work is carried out. The work is the long awaited result of a deal between the pub company and its new tenant completed thsi Spring. The refurbishment – the biggest in the inn's history – will see the bar turned around the space in the lounge and tap room optimised. The news has been widely welcomed by villagers as a sign of the inn's long term future.

When the Duke reopens later this Summer, it expects to develop its restaurant business to previous successful levels. More news on the opening will be posted here as soon as they become known.