An image of Whitwell – Finally

The more observant of you will have noticed that the background image on the site has always been one of Creswell Crags rahter than one of Whitwell – In our defence, part of the Crags used to be in the parish of Whitwell until recently and it was the best local image we had that was suitable for a background.

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Half Moon – New Chain

The Half Moon Public House on Whitwell Common is now part of the Chef & Brewer chain, they are promising a lighter, brighter and altogether nicer experience.  Based on my last visit to the Half Moon for food 2 years ago that wouldn't be all that difficult – 8 years ago when I first moved to Whitwell the Half Moon served great food, especially the Sunday roasts, unfortunately since then it's gone through a series of chains which have served up food that has been kept warm all day and had all the appeal of eating a brick (which would probably have been easier in some instances!).

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