A few words about us
Let us introduce ourselves
Nestled in the picture-postcard village of Dry Doddington, the Wheatsheaf Inn is well known for its excellent service, food, wine and well-kept ales.
Seasonal ingredients are at the forefront of the frequently-changing menus as well as inspiring the selection of daily special dishes. With a warm welcome guaranteed, the Wheatsheaf’s relaxed atmosphere is the perfect place to unwind with family, friends and colleagues.
The Wheatsheaf Inn is a lovely pub and restaurant, set in the picturesque village of Dry Doddington, on the borders of Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. It is a wonderful drinking and dining pub restaurant where you can enjoy quality locally sourced food and a fine selection of beers, ales and wine.
Dry Doddington is situated just 6 miles south east of Newark-on-Trent and only 9 miles north of Grantham. It is easily accessed from both the A1 north and southbound carriageways.
Built on a rise on a road between the Lincolnshire villages of Claypole and Westborough villages it is located just east of the River Witham. The village borders onto Balderton parish in Nottinghamshire to the west, Claypole parish to the north and Westborough parish to the west.
The origins of the name
The name Dry Doddington is a combination of Old English dryge and Dodda+ing+tun, for “dry estate of a man called Dodda”. Mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book, the village name is given as Dodintune.