The White Horse

“Beautifully restored village-centre pub with lovely beer garden” - AA Inspector



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Whimsical sayings ("The road to success is under construction"), leather sofas, stacked logs and a book exchange characterise the interior of this stylishly designed steam-driven mill. Micro-brewed real ales rarely need to travel far, as for instance Gun Dog from Woodford Halse, and Whistling Kite from Kettering. Seasonal dishes are prepared fresh daily plus there’s favourites such as a classic fish and chips, burgers and steaks from the grill. A doggy bag is willingly offered if you can't finish. Over the Summer Bank Holiday weekend in August there's a beer and cider festival.

The White Horse
Walgrave Road,OLD,NN6 9QX
Phone : 01604 781297


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Garden
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire is a mainly rural county of gentle beauty, with farmland, forest and great country estates. Rivers, canals and meadows are all part of the tranquil scene, providing a haven for wildlife. 

This is a great area for walking, touring and exploring villages of stone and thatch. There are also some impressive Saxon churches at Brixworth and Earls Barton. Northampton is the county town, and along with Kettering, has long been associated with the production of footwear. Kettering was the second largest town until it was overtaken by the rapid development of Corby as a major centre of the steel industry.

Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park is set in Northamptonshire, although it seems that Austen never actually visited the county. Other famous connections include the poet John Dryden (1631-1700) who was born in the tiny village of Aldwincle; King Richard III (1452-1485) born at Fotheringhay Castle; and American revolutionaries George Washington (1732-1799), whose family came from Sulgrave Manor, and Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) whose father was born in another tiny Northamptonshire village called Ecton.

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