The Ostrich InnGloucester
Gloucestershire GL16 8NP


The Ostrich Inn in the heart of Newland is the centre of village life. It is a free house with a wide range of well-kept Real Ales and a reputation for excellent food.

Although the 13th century building was originally constructed to house the workers who built the Church of All Saints, Newland opposite, its exact age as a pub is unknown.

The Ostrich does not have accommodation but there are plenty of local Bed & Breakfast establishments.

The pub’s unusual name is believed to have come from the Ostrich emblem used by the Probyn family, medieval local landowners and benefactors of the Church. The Probyns were successful maritime merchants and their ships all bore the Ostrich figurehead. All over the world the “Ostrich” meant the Probyns from Newland. Perhaps the public house adopted the symbol hoping they would become as famous as the Probyns!

Nowadays the Probyns are not so well known, but the Ostrich Inn is. This is a traditional country pub so it does not keep metropolitan hours. It is open 7 days a week with restricted hours.

12:00 - 14:30 hours
18:30 - 23:00 hours

Food can be served in the spacious lounge bar, in the gardens (weather permitting) and the intimate restaurant.The restaurant is very popular and it is advisable to pre-book a table to avoid disappointment. The Restaurant closes at 21:30 hours.

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Contact & Further Information
Telephone  +44 (0)1594 833 260
Mail  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Getting There
- By Car:  
From Monmouth Follow the A466 towards Chepstow for 2 miles (3.2km) and at the village of Redbrook, turn left on to the forest road signed 2 miles to Newland
From Chepstow - Follow the A466 towards Monmouth for 14 miles (22.5 km) and at the village of Redbrook, turn right on to the forest road signed 2 miles (3.2 km) to Newland.
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