Wheelwright Inn

An Historic Devon Free House Country Pub

A beautiful 17th Century, historic thatched inn, located in the heart of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and just a stone's throw from the World Heritage Jurassic Coast



The Wheelwright Inn

Once the home of the village wheelwright, the Wheelwright Inn has been at the heart of the community of Colyford for centuries.


Rescued from closure in 2019 by local business partners Sebastian Grabos and Nigel Nidd, this historic inn is now a free house and has been restored to its rightful place as one of the areas prime venues.

The Wheelwright Inn offers  top quality, locally-sourced menu with daily specials and of course a wide range of drinks. Local real ales, draught ciders, top quality wines and a varied selection of spirits.

The Wheelwright offers a large characterful main bar, with cosy wood burner for those winter days, a separate dining room, games room with pool and darts, plus outside seating on the attractive sunny patio. The spacious Function Room is available to hire for parties and celebrations of all kinds and we can provide a top quality buffet and even have our in house DJ supply the music for your event.


Open all day, 7 days a week  The Wheelwright offers a warm welcome to all-comers, visitors to the area and members of the local community alike. 

Latest News

We are now serving our summer menu which you can view on the menu tab above and our food service times are lunch 12 to 2.30 and dinner 5.30 to 8.30.

We also have some live music events coming up so check out our 'What's on' page. 

To keep up to date with all the latest news and events follow us on Facebook and also check out our Tik Tok Page at the_wheelwright_inn



The best of local produce turned into original dishes by our chefs, accompanied by a full range of drink options, including local real ales and ciders alongside some of the finest lagers from the local area and from around the world, like our very popular czech lager  Staropramen served in an ice cold glass.



The Wheelwright Inn,

Swan Hill Road, Colyford, Devon

EX24 6QQ



From 11.00


Lunch 12.00 - 2..30

Dinner 5.30 - 8.30