Ainderby Steeple, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 9PU

Tel: 01609 775718

About Us

About The Wellington Heifer

Traditionally a late 18th century inn, The Wellington Heifer is the last remaining pub of three in the small village of Ainderby Steeple, 2 miles west of the busy market town of Northallerton.

Situated on the busy A684, Bedale to Northallerton road, it commands a prime location overlooking the village church, making it easy to find from both Northallerton and Bedale , and within easy striking distance of Thirsk, Catterick, Richmond and Darlington.

The pub can accommodate both intimate gatherings and large groups, for pleasure or for business, and work is underway to provide accommodation upstairs.  There is a large car park, and the location is easily accessible from the A1M North and South.

Opening Times

Mon-Friday 12-2, 5.30-9 for food, drinking until 11

Sat 12-2, 5.30-9.30 for food, drinking until 11.

Sunday 12-7 for food, drinking until 10.30.

A return to its former glory

The Pub was reopened by Rob Gilpin and his team in August 2012 having been closed for 12 months. Following several hard years under the management of a large pub company, it is now back in private ownership. Having received a full refurbishment, The Wellington Heifer is hopefully on track to returning to former glories and is once again trading as a quality local pub.

Rob has expanded his business from the Hare and Hounds at Burton Leonard, where he has been successfully trading for the last 7 years, and was nominated as Yorkshire life traditional pub of the year 2011. Now moved to Ainderby Steeple, he is looking to bring the same high standards of quality, service and value to The Wellington Heifer that made the Hare and Hounds an award winning Pub.

Focused on providing high quality, home cooked local produce, with a warm friendly welcome, all washed down with some good Yorkshire Beer sat in front of the open fires.  Just the way a traditional Yorkshire pub used to be, and is now again.