The Feathers Inn

Hedley
Stocksfield
Northumberland
NE43 7SW

+44 01661 843607

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Overview

The pub is little changed, in 200 years with wood burning stoves in all the rooms, bare wooden tables and exposed stone work. We combine an informal and relaxed style of dining with a kitchen team using ingredients foraged and farmed in the surrounding area to create a unique experience. Rhian and Helen celebrate ten years at the pub this year and the winning formula that has seen them win 36 awards during this time.

We’re almost the most southerly point in Northumberland and you can see four counties from the pub; Cumbria and the lakes are to the west,  Gateshead and then the metropolis that is Newcastle to the East (with the coast visible in the distance). County Durham is just south from here, only 18 miles to Durham city. Take a look at our map to see where we are, not far from anywhere! The Cheviot is 60 miles due north!

Rhian and his team create a daily changing menu maximising the local produce with in house butchery, charcuterie, preserving, smoking and butter churning. Fermenting  beer to create vinegar and seeds to create rye and sour dough white breads. Working with local farmers and taking whole beasts straight from the abattoir allows them to use the lesser known cuts, many glorious dishes using offal, everything is skilfully crafted into delicious and satisfying feasts.

 Game comes straight from the shoot, with the skinning and plucking carried out by our team. Traditional and long forgotten recipes are recreated and skills are taught to a new generation of chefs.

With a seasonally changing wine list all selected to pair with the food offerings as well as an extensive whisky range, perfectly kept cask ales, the drinker is as welcome as the diner. We have spent the last ten years working tirelessly to create the ideal county pub.

Access information

There are a couple of steps up into the pub from the front entrance. Access after these is easier to the left hand bar. Toilets are up a couple more steps from this bar. Access to the toilets from the rear entrance (and car park) is on the flat and from here access to a third dining room is down one step. Customers can park in either the front or rear car park, both only yards from the door. Also customers with limited mobility can also park immediately outside the front door of the pub whilst not blocking the entrance.


Road directions

Hedley on the Hill is near Stocksfield, which is just west Prudhoe on the A695, about a 25-minute drive west of Newcastle or 15 miles east of Hexham


From the A695, which runs parallel with the A69 from Newcastle to Hexham, take New Ridley Road south out of Stocksfield. This t turn is opposite the Chemist shop in Stockfield. After a mile or so take the left turn up the hill and you’ll hit Hedley on the Hill, where you can’t miss The Feathers. 
 
From the south its best to take the A68 and turn off for Stocksfield and New Ridley (Lead Road) opposite a turn for Slaley. Continue on and across the next junction (B6309). After going through New Ridley, take the next right after the Golf club up to Hedley on the hill.
 
The website includes a map showing where we are in relation to different locations in the region.
 
If you need a hand give us a call on 01661 843607

Public transport

There is no public transport to the village but Stocksfield has good bus and train links and is only 2 miles away. Local taxis can be booked to bring you up to the pub unless you want to walk up one of the many footpaths to Hedley. As the name suggests, it is up hill and of course the return is all down hill!


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tripadvisor
04/01/2019

New Year’s Eve late lunch


Vanessa R, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
We really enjoyed our afternoon here.. my husband, parents and me. Fantastic bottle of wine which came personally recommended by the chef. The food and service was very good. My main course had so much garlic butter on it, I couldn’t eat it, but other than that everyone else was very happy. We would recommend.
tripadvisor
30/12/2018

Fantastic


mazchester184, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
My family of 11 visited The Feathers for Sunday lunch and everyone loved their food. There was a great atmosphere with logs fires the staff were very attentive and the food was to die for all locally sourced. Big range of local Ales and Wines. Thank you guys
tripadvisor
02/12/2018

Just outstanding in every respect


ian w, Lincoln, United Kingdom
Second visit, we have relatives up here and were up 'from the south'. Food is superb, good sized portions (eg the charcuterie starter and cheese board were huge!) and every course interesting and perfect with unusual add on options. My pint of beer was one if the best I have had anywhere and I am a beer enthusiast. Service is knowledgeable, friendly, efficient and understated. In the south this meal would have been at least twice the price. If you can get in (book well in advance) the go there.
tripadvisor
26/11/2018

What a Great Place!


gillsp2017, Peterborough, United Kingdom
It may be difficult to reach, especially in the winter, but this is a real gem. The food is all local and absolutely delicious. There are no fancy frills, just great ingredients and a wonderful taste experience, with portions that are more than adequate. It's quite a small venue, which adds to the homely happy atmosphere and I would advise booking, but I heartily recommend you to go. Enjoy!
tripadvisor
26/11/2018

A rural gem


Robert C, Hexham, United Kingdom
It's a bit of a drive to get to the Feathers Inn but once you get there you'll be glad you made the effort. This is a proper village pub that serves top quality locally produced food. The place is pretty small and so it is definitely worth your while to make a booking rather than turning up and hoping they'll have a table. The choice and quality of food is always superb and there's a lovely blackboard telling you where all the ingredients have been sourced from. This is our Go To place for special occasion meals and even a drive home in a blizzard last March didn't spoil our enjoyment.
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