Welcome to The Red Lion at Hellidon...

Placed in the picturesque village of Hellidon, Northamptonshire, The Red Lion is a beautiful village pub with six quirky letting rooms. With Daventry, Banbury and Rugby all within close proximity, this cosy country kitchen is perfectly situated if you want to relax and unwind.

We pride ourselves on our freshly prepared food, intuitive service and above all – welcoming hospitality. We are dog friendly too, so be sure to bring along your furry friend!

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Food & Drink

In the picture perfect village of Hellidon, The Red Lion is everything a traditional Inn should be with a cosy log fire, dog-friendly snug & charming staff. However, there’s a little more to this country pub than meets the eye – step inside & you’ll find a potent mix of the old and the new. Expect locally brewed ales to sit alongside trendy cocktails, a menu packed with seasonally inspired dishes & Bloody Marys on a Sunday Lunchtime. Our Chefs use only freshly sourced produce from local suppliers. Whether you fancy fine dining or traditional pub classics, we will undoubtedly have something to tickle your taste buds. All food is freshly prepared on site daily so if you have any dietary requirements, please let us know upon making your reservation and we will do our upmost to cater for you.

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Opening Times


DayOpening Times
Monday to FridayNoon to 2:30pm
6pm to 9pm
SaturdayNoon to 3pm
6pm to 9pm
SundayNoon to 4pm


DayOpening Times
Monday to FridayNoon to 2:30pm
5:30pm to Close
SaturdayNoon to Close
SundayNoon to Close


Nestled in the traditional Cotswold village of Hook Norton, The Sun Inn offers comfy pub accommodation, and superb dining using fresh, local produce from our Chefs. We have 7 bedrooms available to let, all with fantastic views of either St Peters church or of the village of Hook Norton. Perfectly situated for touring the beautiful Cotswolds, Hook Norton is close to the picturesque Cotswold towns of Chipping Norton, Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh and Banbury.

The Cottage

Two bedroom cottage with large lounge/ diner, kitchen perfect for a small family or a group of friends get together for a weekend. You can be completely self contained or enjoy our wonderful pub right next door. Sleeps up to 4 people, 2 bathrooms, Large flat screen TV, Wifi and a small sofa bed in lounge to accommodate a 5th adult/child if required.

Prices from £100 per night

The Den

Intimate and cosy, The Den is just that, a quaint hidden lair in which to curl up and enjoy a relaxing evening away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This may be our smallest room, but it’s views over looking the local country lanes make it all the more charming.


Kimba is a light, airy room with large windows facing over the lake opposite. The room has a sumptuous double bed and is one of our more spacious rooms. Well-behaved dogs are allowed in this room (for an additional charge). There is large window sill on which to perch with a book (or a glass of wine!) and enjoy the surrounding tranquillity.


Experience the epitome of the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside in our Tawny room – another of our dog-friendly rooms. Offering plenty of light and space, this room has peaceful views of the lake opposite and has a sumptuous double size bed, the perfect haven for two of you to put up your feet and relax.


Napoleon is a quirky addition to our lovely bedrooms, with a beautiful wooden beam giving this room lots of character. Situated over the front of the pub, this room offers views of Hellidon’s picturesque country fields. Why not find sanctuary in Napoleon’s peaceful and light walls for the perfect countryside getaway.


One of our cosier rooms, Benroy is the perfect room in which to tuck yourself away and enjoy a bottle of red wine after a day trekking around the countryside. This dinky room has plenty to offer with it’s stunning views and quaint interior.


Ariel is the largest room we have to offer, with its quirky yellow arm chair, this room is perfect for those looking to put their feet up. This brightly decorated room has views overlooking the front of the pub, thus admiring the surrounding fields.

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