Are you the oldest visitor to Harrogate Beer Festival?

Bob Nelson, 87.
Bob Nelson, 87.

The Coach and Horses pub has laid down a challenge to find the oldest visitor at this year’s beer festival.

If anyone can show that they attended the event and are older that the landlord’s dad, Bob Nelson, who is 87, they will be awarded a bottle of champagne and a round of birthday drinks for life at the Coach and Horses.

To claim the prize, bring proof of age and attendance to landlord John Nelson.

Call 01423 561802, or email at

We will feature the winner - if anyone was able to beat Mr Nelson snr.