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White Thorn Inn

Shaugh Prior

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - Midnight
TuesdayMidday - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - Midnight
WednesdayMidday - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - Midnight
ThursdayMidday - Midnight
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - Midnight

Meal Times

12 - 3, 6 - 9 Mon - Wed
12 - 9 Thu - Sun

About the Pub

Very much a community village pub which was completely refurbished a couple of years ago by local musician, Michael Mathieson, better known as Mad Dog McRea. It is situated one mile from the Plym Valley Walking and Cycle Path. The three regular beers, Jail Ale, London Pride and Tribute, are supplemented by one other West Country beer, such as Bath Ales Gem, Bays Devon Dumpling, Dartmoor IPA, St Austell Hicks and Wadworth 6X appear regularly. It is an open-plan bar with a central fireplace, and has regular entertainment, including Folk music on Wednesday, regular live music on Saturday evenings and a quiz on the last Thursday evening of the month. Dogs are also welcome.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Dartmoor Jail Ale
  • Fuller's London Pride
  • St Austell Tribute

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Bays Devon Dumpling
  • Dartmoor IPA
  • St Austell Hicks

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White Thorn Inn, Shaugh Prior


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Joined 27 October 2017

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Planned - Easter.


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    1200-1500 (all day Thur-Sun)

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    1800-2100 (all day Thurs-Sun)

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

    Children's play area at rear.

  • Events Events

    Outside bar, music, BBQs.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts, eucher, board games.

  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi


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White Thorn Inn

Shaugh Prior

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50.449636, -4.055083

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Target Travel: 59 (daytime only, not Sun)


On the Cornwood to Bickleigh road, south of Yelverton

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