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Boars Head Hotel

Station Road

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 9.30



About the Pub

Privately-owned attractive hotel which dates back to the 17th-century, although two modern annexes have been added on either side.

Internally, there is a complex arrangement of inter-connected rooms, substantially refurbished in 2005. These include a long narrow public bar, a corridor with settees leading to the rear entrance (where the reception is located), a lounge, two dining rooms (one with a carvery), plus the 70-seater 'Royal Boar Restaurant'.

The hotel offers a wide range of food options from snacks to full meals, including a children's menu; breakfasts are also served. The various options are available at different times; see website for details.

Historic Interest

Dates back to 17th-century and originally part of the Vernon Estate. Reputedly lost in a card game by ancestor of Lord Vernon! Owned by the Crooks family since 1984, with the accommodation added in 1990.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Marston's Pedigree
  • Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Usually from Marston's.

Source: National

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Boars Head Hotel, Draycott-in-the-Clay


  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Enclosed patio off lounge; large grassed area across drive to north, with picnic tables.

  • Parking Parking

    Large car park at rear.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    23 ensuite rooms (15 double, 8 twin).

  • Camping Camping Nearby 100m

    Small (5 berths) Caravan Club certified site in hotel grounds, available April - October.

  • Events Events

    Popular Xmas party.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Occasional live music in public bar on Friday evenings.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Outside rear entrance (covered but not heated).

  • WiFi Wifi

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Boars Head Hotel

Station Road

Sat Nav Reference

52.8738, -1.7601

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Nearby Bus Routes (1300m)

Midland Classic: 401 (limited daytime service on Sunday), 402/402A (limited daytime service; not Sunday)

Service 401 operates along A50 and through Sudbury to north; 402/402 operates via A515 / Coton Lane junction to south.


On A515; ~2km north of village, close to railway.

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