Unofficially the Best Pub Garden in Nottinghamshire!

The Old Volunteer offers an outdoor oasis complete with heated air-conditioned pods, covered gazebos, a VIP Pergola area, an outdoor bar and kitchen, inviting fire pits and good vibes only!

But that's just the beginning! Explore the buzz-worthy NG14 Kids World, home to the most talked-about play area in Nottinghamshire, where your little ones can step inside a collection of buildings and explore the wonders of a supermarket, hair salon, ice cream van, watch a film in our very own cinema and become the landlord or lady of The Young Volunteers!

No Dogs are allowed in our Garden Area


Escape to a world of luxury with our Fully Enclosed Heated Pods, the epitome of comfort and style nestled in the heart of our garden.

Immerse yourself in the ambience as you relax in your private sanctuary, complete with its very own sound system, setting the perfect mood for your experience.

Whether it's a cosy get-together with friends or a romantic rendezvous for two, our pods cater to your every need, accommodating up to six adults for those seeking intimate gatherings with loved ones, where you can indulge in our A La Carte or Alfresco dining menus.

To secure one of our Garden pods, we require a non-refundable, non-redeemable hire charge of £50. Children under 16 are not permitted in the pods. Please see our terms and conditions for further details.

Book online or call us directly.


Sit back and relax in our Outdoor Gazebos. Our two exclusive spaces offer a haven of comfort and indulgence, each accommodating up to ten people, where you can enjoy drinks and food from our new Alfresco dining menu.

Picture yourself surrounded by the Nottinghamshire Countryside, basking in the warmth of our heated fire pits while sinking into plush lounge sofas, creating the perfect atmosphere for unwinding and making memories with your nearest and dearest.

Please note, that our gazebos are not suitable for formal dining, allowing you to embrace a more relaxed and laid-back experience.

Available for booking exclusively between April and August, we require a non-refundable, non-redeemable hire charge of £75 to secure your booking. Please see our terms and conditions for further details.

Book online or call us directly.


Introducing the epitome of outdoor luxury: The VIP Pergola, a distinguished space that redefines al fresco entertainment.

With a capacity to accommodate up to 30 standing guests or 20 seated, this exclusive enclave offers a panoramic vista of our meticulously curated garden.

Whether you're marking a milestone, toasting achievements, or simply looking for the wow factor, the VIP Pergola sets the stage for unforgettable gatherings. Indulge in drinks from our outside bar and delicious food from our new Alfresco menu, while soaking in the ambiance, or get super organised and Pre-order exclusive drink and food packages that offer the ultimate deals not accessible to any other bookings.

For those seeking a more intimate affair, the option to reserve half of the area for up to 10 guests is also available, ensuring personalised attention and an unparalleled experience.

Please note, that the Pergola is not suitable for formal dining and is available to book between March and August.

For more information or to reserve the VIP pergola, please call the team directly or submit a request on our event hire page!