SNACKS

I have an admission to make.  I didn’t finish Northumberland last year. Not sure I actually claimed I did, mind, but the Wallace Arms in Rowfoot/Featherstone/Haltwhitle/whateverit’scalled escaped me. Not that remote, but the Wallace feels a different world to the glitz of Brampton and Haltwhistle. Not sure which villages it serves, if any, and there’s… Continue reading SNACKS

THE THREE HORSESHOES, ECTON – SURVIVING ON BEER, BANTER AND BAPS

On to Ecton.  No, we’d never heard of it either. Excitingly placed between Wellingborough and Northampton, it’s a tiny village somehow managing two pubs, one of them a “contemporary restaurant“.  There’s villages three times the size locally that can’t manage one. Ecton is very quiet on Sunday lunchtime, I presume everyone is at Billing Aquadrome, doing… Continue reading THE THREE HORSESHOES, ECTON – SURVIVING ON BEER, BANTER AND BAPS