The Hammer and Pincers

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£2,000 - £5,000 for Venue Hire
Up to 160
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Country pub with 5 acres. We host weddings and events in our pub & our new Cruck Marquee - this is a new, rustic but elegant marquee, brand new to the North East of England. Holding up to 250 guests
The Hammer and Pincers Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

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Venue hire includes our beautiful Cruck marquee, flooring, furniture, lighting & dance floor. Also includes our garden, patio's, outdoor seating and fire pit. We have an outdoor bar and a bar inside the Cruck marquee. There are also several shelters which can be used for activities such as photo booth, food service, games etc.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
External caterers not permitted
Furniture included
Day before set up available
Wedding coordinator available on the day

In-house catering
(price per head)

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We can offer couples a wide range of catering options. Including a hog roast, oven baked pizza's, buffets, BBQ's, sharing platters, canapes, and 3 course sit down meals.
What is included in this pricing:
Bespoke menu available
Cutlery included
The Hammer and Pincers Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time

Ceremony & Reception

Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted


Open Flame Permitted
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Pet Friendly
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
The Hammer and Pincers Full Description
The Hammer and Pincers is a traditional and charming country pub. We can hold wedding ceremonies and receptions in our pub, in our garden or in our new Cruck Tent (to replace our aging Tipis) for 10 guests to 250. We love a great party, we have had the pleasure of being involved with over 200 events the last 9 years and can share lots of tips and ideas. Good food is our passion, we can provide afternoon tea, buffets, BBQ's, pizza's, Hog Roasts, family service/sharing style food and sit down meals. We can supply your welcome drinks, toast and a paid bar for your guests. Our Caravan and campsite has room for 20 caravans and 20 tents - why not have a mini festival ! We are flexible with budgets, just talk to us.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Rachel
Hello, Our aim is to help you have the best party ever to celebrate the very special occasion of your marriage. We know its a massive day for you and we will work our socks off to hear you and your guests say that your party was the best and most enjoyable wedding reception that you and they have EVER been to. That is our mission. Rachel & The Team.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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The Hammer and Pincers Location & Contact Details


The Hammer and Pincers, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 6JH, England

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Frequently Asked Questions

Describe the best wedding that happened at The Hammer and Pincers?

An ecstatic couple (and their dog), alpaca's, friends, family, decoration, food, flowers, music and dancing.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Make it fun, involve your friends and family.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Home-made favours, mini chocolate V-dubs.

Describe The Hammer and Pincers in 5 adjectives

Quirky, relaxed, fun, informal, amazing.

Where’s the best photo spot at The Hammer and Pincers?

At the top of the garden looking towards the Cruck Tent

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at The Hammer and Pincers?

Had a party for Ian Bothams grandsons

What’s your favourite canapé?

Prawn & chorizo skewers

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Hog roast sandwich

What is The Hammer and Pincers most unique feature?

The Cruck Marquee

What part of your business are you most proud of?

All of it.