Red Lion

A hub of good beer and conversation.

Cotherstone, Barnard Castle, DL12 9QE Directions

Tel 01833 650236
   Closed today Open Wednesday 18:00 - 22:30

Why Choose Us?

Relaxing Atmosphere
Friendly Service
Rural Location

Business overview

The Red Lion public house at Cotherstone, Barnard Castle. We're a traditional, real ale and cask beer pub serving fine ales in the Barnard Castle and Teesdale area.

You'll always find a warm welcome at the Red Lion in Cotherstone. We're in the current CAMRA Good Beer Guide and were voted CAMRA Teesdale Pub of the Season 2013.

You'll find, LocAles, open fires, a beer garden, darts & dominoes. Children, well behaved dogs and clean boots are welcome.

We sell real ales, cask beer, bitters and ciders from local craft micro brewers. Always stocking, Yorkshire Dales Brewing Company - Rowantree (best bitter, 3.8% abv) and Aysgarth Falls (a 3.8% abv blonde bitter / American pale). Plus 4 craft ciders from the tap.

We're situated 4 miles from Barnard Castle and 6 miles from Middleton-in-Teesdale in the historic North Riding of Yorkshire.


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Products & Services

bars & wine bars


bottled beers

cask ales

child friendly

country pubs

dart boards

dog friendly

draught beer

family pubs

free houses

real ale pubs

real ales


Perfect Pint

This pub doesn't disappoint and offers the best local real ales at the lowest prices I've seen for a very long time. It's a must for folks like me who enjoy a relaxing pint by the fire in an unspoiled, historic and very friendly Inn.
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