In the lovely village of Bonsall – said to be Europe’s UFO capital – this intimate, former lead miner’s cottage is famous for hosting the World Championship Hen Races. But it’s not just known for its fast fowl, as their bank holiday beer and ciders prove.
Open all year
Days closed: Monday (excluding bank holidays)
Opening times: 6–11 (Friday 5–12 Saturday to Sunday 12–12)
Lunch: Saturday to Sunday 12–3
Dinner: Tuesday to Friday 6–9, Saturday to Sunday 5–8
Food and drink
Credit cards accepted
Coach parties welcome
Allowed in bar
Allowed in restaurant
South from Matlock on A6 to Cromford. Right onto A5012 (Cromwell Hill). Right into Water Lane (A5012). Right in Clatterway towards Bonsall. Left at memorial into The Dale. Pub 400 metres on right.