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Easily missed gem in a ‘Best Kept Village’

At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year
Wheelchair access
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi
Functions catered

In the chocolate box village of Waddington, winner of ‘Best Kept Village’ on several occasions, look for St Helen’s church and you’ll find The Lower Buck just behind it. The 250-year-old pub is run with an emphasis on warmth of welcome, excellent ales – with award-winning Bowland AONB among them – and a classic pub menu of quality dishes. Choose to eat Bowand Bakery pies; or a hearty dish of Lancashire hotpot; or Cowman’s of Clitheroe Cumberland sausage and mash.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch: Monday to Friday 12–2.30, Saturday 12–9, Sunday 12–8
  • Dinner: Monday to Friday 5–9, Saturday 12–9, Sunday 12–8

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required
  • Wedding receptions


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • High chairs
  • Baby change


  • Ramp access available
  • Accessible toilets


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in restaurant
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From A671 at roundabout onto B6478 (Well Terrace) signed Waddington. In Waddington at crossroads left into Waddow View. At T-junction right signed Bashall Eaves. At next T-junction right, pub on left.

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