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Not what you expect.......

I have to say this was a random evening. We walked in and thought we’d made a mistake in booking in... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Well earned pint

Having walked along the tyne - stunning - highlight spotting kingfisher - we walked from wylam to... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Mark F
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average9%
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Station Road, Wylam NE41 8HR, England
+44 1661 853431
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 September 2014

We quite literaly found this pub by chance.Visiting Stephenson's birthplace,we first noticed the railway signal box(itself worth looking at) and noticed The Boathouse at the side.It looks quite small and cosy from the outside,which it is.Superb beEr,the best I have tried for many awhile and...More

4  Thank HantsPixel
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 July 2015

I live near this pub and have always liked it. I popped in for a pint one warm Saturday afternoon. While I was waiting to be served a big sweaty group got off the train and came in. I'm not sure which zoo they had...More

6  Thank Roger M
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic little pub with a large range of real ales. Staff and locals are very friendly but it’s let down by the well overpriced accommodation. I thought the price paid for a small (but very clean) room with a shared bathroom and no shower gel...More

3  Thank mervb
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I have to say this was a random evening. We walked in and thought we’d made a mistake in booking in for food. However all the staff and locals were so friendly we soon felt at ease. Then we had a VERY reasonably priced Thai...More

Thank zn01
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Cosy pub in the winter but excels in the warmer months with beer garden and greenery.Great choice of ales and food set on the Tyne

Thank G9771IMpeterh
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Was disappointed when we arrived here for a traditional pub lunch.., we found the menu didn’t fit the look of the pub and menu was Thai.. we ordered toasted sandwiches which weren’t great .. thou it did look it had just changed management and they...More

Thank Carolyn Q
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This has become my regular pub recently and I always have a positive experience. Good selection of drinks and a friendly atmosphere

Thank anonymous52916
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Cycled here on Sunday. Beautiful day and a very popular pub. Great selection of beers. We both had a Thai Chicked dish which were delicious, and presume was cooked by the lovely Thai lady that served us. It was very fresh and highly recommended.

Thank veli9
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Having walked along the tyne - stunning - highlight spotting kingfisher - we walked from wylam to blaydon and travelled back on train. The boathouse is situated right by the station - so a quick pint seemed mandatory. Good selection of ales - and great...More

1  Thank Mark F
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Tucked away in a corner of Northumberland this is an easy spot to overlook. Next to the River Tyne and Newcastle to Carlisle railway with its own station Wylam should be on every Tourist's map but, like many spots in this part of the World,...More

1  Thank DISCgosforth
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Few folk have to walk 4 miles to get a great pint, a pie and mushy peas or a terrific cheese and onion toasty, but in my case it's the reward and half way stage of one of the finest walks well rewarded to anywhere...More

Thank MondyWellington
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Called in early evening for some food and as always we were very well looked after. Great selection of beers. Food and service were excellent. We will certainly be going back again

Thank gerrysmyth69
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Response from Carolyn Q | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, but you could ring ahead