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The Travellers reopened 04/07/2020. Normal opening times apply.

Food served as normal but is currently restricted to Pork Pie and/or Cheese Platters.

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Traveller's Rest

(also known as Corner Pin, formerly Reference Point)

High Street
S18 4BD

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Premises Description

Traditional country pub.

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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 - 8



About the Pub

Dronfield CAMRA Pub of the Season (Summer 2013), Cider Pub of the Year (2014) and overall Pub of the Year for 2014, 2015 and 2018.

A constantly changing range of cask beers and traditional cider/perries are a feature of this popular pub.

The Traveller's Rest, sometimes referred to by its nickname of the 'Corner Pin'. is a traditional country pub at the edge of the village. The outdoor drinking area provides sweeping views over the Drone Valley - one of the best views in Derbyshire.

Good quality food is available at all times, with the cheese platters and pork pies being noteworthy. A comprehensive Wednesday night Bistro has become particularly popular. Live music features strongly, with jazz on most Mondays of each month.

The loyalty card scheme was discontinued in February 2020.

Takeaway service available for cheese, pork pies etc.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Neepsend Blonde
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Church End --varies--
  • Coastal --varies--
  • Welbeck Abbey --varies--

Always 4 on hand-pull. occasionally by gravity.

The pub's range of changing beers regularly includes the following rare beer styles:

  • Porter
  • Stout
  • Strong IPA
  • Old Ale
  • Wheat Beer
  • Real Lager

Also Speciality fruit beers.

Source: National

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    7 real ciders available in customised dispensary.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Initiated 07/2017: Neepsend.

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Three Valleys (June); occasional other.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Serving light meals, pork pie, cheese, black pudding etc.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Serving light meals, pork pie, cheese, black pudding etc.

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Many events supporting local community; eg. Harvest Festival Auction in October.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts, Dominoes, Cribbage.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Monday night Jazz. Monday eveningss.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Traveller's Rest

High Street
S18 4BD

Sat Nav Reference

53.299064, -1.42431

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TM Travel: 14

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