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About us

The Feathers Inn

A Country Pub with character and charm.

Muti award winning pub and cookery School.

The Good Pub Guide County Dining pub of the year award winner nine times from 2007 – 2018

The Michelin Guide Eating Out in Pubs Inspectors favourite eight times 2007 – 2018

The Feathers Inn also runs a cookery school see below:

The Feathers Inn Cookery School

Located at Ovingham Middle School in the beautiful Tyne Valley is an idyllic location for a cookery school. With sweeping countryside views the school is 25 mins, 15 miles from the heart of Newcastle, 20 mins 10 miles from Newcastle airport.  Address: Ovingham NE42 6DE

There is always plenty of opportunity to ask questions and gain understanding of techniques. Every session involves tasting all the food that has been made, further enhancing your ability to become a skilled  cook.

About us:  At The Feathers Inn Cookery School you will learn how to cook with confidence.

We focus on making cooking approachable, removing barriers and keeping it simple; bringing back good home cooking skills. Keeping with The Feathers Ethos, we use only quality, local, seasonal, primarily organic ingredients and equipment that can be found in most home kitchens.


Rhian Cradock

Rhian has trained hundreds of professional chefs. As proprietor of the multi award winning Feathers Inn he continues to offer training and apprenticeships for people wishing to become professional chefs. Rhian is heavily involved in the heart of sustainable, regional food promotion.



Pip Pedley

Local girl Pip trained at the world renowned cookery school Ballymaloe. Pip loves to teach and watch the confidence grow in other people. Pip has been a part of the Feathers kitchen team for nine years and is an expert chef. She shares Rhian’s passion for sourcing local food and making delicious food accessible to everyone.




What is provided: All ingredients are provided. We have a demonstration kitchen and students also have their own work spaces with all the equipment you need. This equipment is the type you will find at home. With all the recipes provided in a folder to take away you will be amazed how much you can learn. Be the confident cook you want to be. Classes sizes are kept small so that you are able to get the most from them.

Wendy provides B&B accommodation at The Old Forge in Hedley on the hill a short stroll from the pub across the village green: Call Wendy on 01661 843 932 for details.

We buy our amazing Dexter Beef from Southlands Farm, They also have lovely holiday cottages

Contact details

For more information or to make a reservation please call 01661 843 607.

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