The Star & Garter, pictured here in 1935, was Wolverhampton's main coaching inn
. The site, in Victoria Street, had previously been occupied by a 16th century half timbered house in which King Charles I sheltered during the English Civil War, hence the Star and Garter name which refers to the insignia of the Order of the Garter.
Previously known as The Clive Restaurant with Rooms, the relaunch sets the Georgian coaching inn
, part of the Earl of Plymouth's Oakly Park Estate, on its new journey as a genuine 'farm to fork' dining destination.
The old coaching inn
was built in 1453 and is beautifully preserved.
During its long and colourful history, the building has been used as a manor house, excise office, coaching inn
, post office, temperance hotel, pub and cafe.
" Also in the auction ise Coaching Inn
, a Victorian hotel just a mile from Wigan town centre which has been family owned and run for over 30 years.
A Victorian artist captured the colourful hustle and bustle of an 18th-century coaching inn
. Horses are changed while passengers climb up to their seats - it was cheaper to travel outside.
So, when one of John's former colleagues told him that the family-owned Coaching Inn
Group was looking for new general managers, the couple decided to make the move.
SEVEN STARS Address: High St North, Shincliffe, Durham, DH1 2NU, Tel: 0191 384 8454 Rating: 13/20 What Eddy said: The Seven Stars was originally a coaching inn
, and would be well worth stopping off at on any journey through Durham.
BEAMISH Museum is seeking out construction workers to work on part of its PS18m expansion including a 1950s town and coaching inn
THE Old George pub in Newcastle Down the Cloth Market you'll view This A1 listed building Dates from fifteen eighty two, Most probably a coaching inn
Where travellers would stay, A little bit like what you'd call A 'B & B' today.
As a coaching inn
, 30 stagecoaches a day pulled in and it soon built up a reputation far and wide.
And as it is in the heart of cider country, it would be rude not try the local tipple, especially as the former coaching inn
was the Somerset Cider Pub of the Year in 2012.