Historic Colyton pub reopens after eight-month closure

PUBLISHED: 13:30 15 July 2019 | UPDATED: 10:05 21 July 2019

The Wheelwright Inn, Colyford. Ref mha 43 17TI 2375. Picture: Terry Ife

The Wheelwright Inn, Colyford. Ref mha 43 17TI 2375. Picture: Terry Ife


A historic pub in the Coly Valley has reopened after an eight-month closure.

Nigel Nidd and Sebastian Grabos have taken charge of the Wheelwright Inn and they told the Herald they intend to serve something different up to visitors and diners.

Mr Nidd, who lives within a mile of the pub, said: "We opened on Saturday and it went very well.

"We have gone slightly different on our product, we will be serving locally-sourced food and a rage of local ales and ciders.

"We are not doing the same as everybody else.

"We have got live music events and have refurbished the whole place.

"We have installed a pool table, pinball machine and table football in our games room, which doubles as a function room."

The pair, who have a working background in the hospitality industry, said they always wanted to run a pub.

Email contact@thewheelwrightinn.co.uk for more about the Wheelwright,

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