The Hammer and Pincers

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£2000 - £5000 for Venue Hire
Up to 140
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Country pub with 5 acres. We have our own Tipis X 3 (& all furnishings) available, a wide choice of catering & bar options. We have a large garden and a newly opened caravan and campsite.
Pricing & Costs

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In-house catering
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 PM
Late Night Extension

Ceremony & Reception

Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted


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

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
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 3 joined Tipis for 10 guests to 200. Choose from our intimate dining room to our giant Tipis. Invite your guests to bring their caravans and tents and camp out in our field & make a weekend of it ! We love helping our customers to have the reception that they want. We love a great party, we have had the pleasure of being involved with over 150 events the last 5 years and can share lots of tips and ideas. Food is our passion, we can provide anything from a 2/3/4 course formal/informal sit down meal, afternoon tea, buffets, BBQ's and Hog Roasts. We can supply your welcome drinks, toast and a paid bar for your guests. For 2018 we will have our Caravan and campsite up and running with 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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Location & Contact Details


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

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

An ecstatic couple (and their dog), Tipis, 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 your venue in 5 adjectives.

Quirky, relaxed, fun, informal, amazing.

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

In the field or walking down the country road or in front of the Tipis

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

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 your venue's most unique feature?


What part of your business are you most proud of?

All of it.