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Ship Inn

High Street
NP15 2DY

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Opening Times


MondayNoon - 11.00 pm
TuesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
WednesdayNoon - 11.00 pm
ThursdayNoon - 11.00 pm
FridayNoon - Midnight
SaturdayNoon - Midnight
SundayNoon - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

Mon - Wed No Service
Thu 12.30pm - 4pm
Fri & Sat 12.30pm - 7pm
Sun 12.30pm - 4pm

About the Pub

A charming pub with great stone walls and ancient timbers. It was once a coaching inn and encompassed its adjoining buildings that are still in use by other businesses today. It was used to quarter Parliamentary troops during the seige of Raglan Castle in 1646. Two large coal and wood burning fires - one fireplace with a stove in the lounge is believed to have been retrieved from nearby Raglan Castle - provide welcome warmth on cold days. There are model sailing ships in the recesses and window sill of the bar although it is thought the original pub name was the Sheep, a name that got lost in translation over the centuries; the sheep were penned outside on market days. A separate pool room with CD box is sectioned off, as is the pleasant dining room off the lounge that looks out onto the rear garden. Entry is by way of a cobbled forecourt and drinking patio with an old disused water pump. A charity quiz is held on the first Friday of the month and there are also open mic nights held monthly. Parking is available nearby.

Historic Interest

Pub dating from the 16th century thought originally to have been called the Sheep, a name that was lost in interpretation over the centuries. Used as quarters for Parliamentary troops during the seige of Raglan Castle in 1646. There is a preservation order on the building.

Regular ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Fuller's --seasonal--

Changing ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Brains Rev James has often appeared.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar

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Ship Inn

High Street
NP15 2DY

Sat Nav Reference

51.764701, -2.853060


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Nearby Bus Routes (55m)

Newport Bus: 60; 63

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Ship Inn at Raglan

Ship Inn

High Street
NP15 2DY

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Pub
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Real Fire
  • Separate Bar
  • Close to Bus Routes

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