Half Moon

Kirk Merrington, DL16 7JL


The Half Moon Kirk Merrington is a traditional terraced community pub in the heart of the village of Kirk Merrington, around seven miles south of the historic city of Durham. Kirk Merrington has a population of around 750 residents and is a close-knit rural community. The pub is situated in the centre of the village and is one of three pubs which provide a circuit for local residents and the local church, primary school, shop and bus stops are within a stone’s throw of the pub. Kirk Merrington, being part of the wider area of Spennymoor, has an older age than the national average and much of the activity and entertainment within the villages focuses around the pubs.

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Pub Layout

The Half Moon Kirk Merrington is a terraced pub facing the central green in Kirk Merrington. Upon entering through the front porch you are welcomed by a central bar with seating to both the left and right, extending to the back of the building. The pub’s traditional décor is delightful and in excellent condition. There is ample seating and the comfortable and cosy surroundings are a great place for customers to relax and enjoy each other’s company. The toilets are situated to the rear of the building and can be accessed to the left of the bar area. This is also the way out to the beer garden which on sunny days is a real asset to the business.


Private Accommodation at The Half Moon Kirk Merrington. The living accommodation comprises of three good sized bedrooms, a spacious living room, kitchen and bathroom


The Half Moon Kirk Merrington has been serving the residents of Kirk Merrington for nearly 200 years, offering a warm welcome in a traditional setting. Whilst it is predominantly a drinks focused business the pub was well known for its Sunday lunches providing around 40 covers every weekend to hungry locals. The pub has historically served a great range of cask ales, lagers and traditional ales, all in excellent condition. The draught range is complimented by traditional spirits as well as a decent gin range. The pub has provided live entertainment in years gone by which has been well supported by the locals.

Proposed Opening Times Monday – Thursday     4pm – 11pm Friday – Saturday         12pm – 12am Sunday                           12pm – 11pm


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