Free House

Many thanks for your continued support, and we are delighted to confirm that we remain open!  All we ask of you is to plan your visit a little more than usual, and be patient while we get used to some additional tweaks.

In order to ensure your safety and your ability to continue to enjoy the Carington our team will be:

  • Providing table service to every customer, no bar service will be available
  • Wearing facemasks when they serve, apart from when they are behind our screens at the bar
  • Adhering to the licenced close time of 10pm by calling last orders at 9.30pm to allow you time to drink up.


The Grainy Club
Food & Drink

Following recent government announcements we will be kindly asking the following of our customers. Please;

  • Call us in advance of your visit to book a table or check availability – 01664 841234 or
  • Wear a facecovering when you arrive, and when you are moving around the pub.
  • Attend in groups of no more than 6, and do not mingle with other guests even if you know them
  • Remain at your table unless you are using the toilets, or leaving the premises
  • Leave the premises no later than 10pm to allow our team to lock up.

We will be asking the team to strictly adhere to our legal obligations, so please play your part, help them to keep us all safe and keep us open!

Details of revised opening times, methods of ordering and service can be found here.  We hope these will provide our customers with reassurance and what to expect from their visit.

Catherine & Guy Kersey
Events & Games

We are limited in what we can currently offer within Government Covid regulations. However:

We have a separate Skittle Alley, which can be booked for  small private functions.









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The Carington Arms Your Hosts

Since September 2015 the Carington Arms has been under the management of Catherine Kersey.  Catherine was formerly the manager of the cafe bar at the Broadway Cinema in Nottingham and project managed the opening of two successful new bars attached to the Tyneside Cinema in the centre of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.  More recently she has been working with the Northumbria University Students Union and is a Trustee of Leicester’s Phoenix Cinema, Arts Centre and Cafe Bar.  She is assisted by her husband, Guy Kersey, an event management specialist.

They are supported by a cheerful team of bar and kitchen staff who aim to ensure you enjoy your visit to the Carington Arms.

Come and join the team.

Reservations 01664 841 234