Matlock & Dales

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Pub Guide

  • Beeley
    • Devonshire Arms Beeley DE4 2NZ Telephone(01629) 733259

      An upmarket country pub and brasserie of historic interest, serving interesting food and local real ales but more expensive than many hostelries even in this tourist area. It enjoys a good location at the heart of Beeley Village just off the River Derwent and close to the historic Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. Has a good range of real ales, well kept. Walkers welcome but not their boots, limited seating outside.

  • Birchover
    • Druid Inn Main St Birchover DE4 2BL Telephone(01629) 650424

      Traditional country free house with the main room featuring open fires at both ends. The pub has a mixed clientele of locals and tourists visiting the Peak District National Park. Excellent home cooked food is served in both the bar and separate restaurant. Dog friendly.

    • Red Lion Inn Main St Birchover DE4 2BN Telephone(01629) 650363

      Recently refurbished village local. Distinct dining and drinking areas. Built around 1680 it features log burning stoves both in the tap room and main bar/restaurant rooms. Brewing again started on the premises in early 2016 and all four regular ales are usually available on the bar at peak times. Camra Discount available at 30p per pint and 15p per half on Birchover Brewery ales to individual card carrying members. Carvery on a Sunday. Check website for seasonal additional opening and food times. The glass floor in the bar covers the well which originally supplied water for the on site Brewhouse in the 1720's and it is hoped that this be the water supply for the brewery.

  • Bonsall
    • Barley Mow Inn The Dale Bonsall DE4 2AY Telephone(01629) 825685

      Traditional 18th Century pub with live music Friday & Saturday nights. This delightful single roomed rural country inn is famed for hosting the Annual Hen Racing World Championships on the first Saturday in August and is also home of the recently opened Chicken Foot Microbrewery, a 2.5 barrel plant housed in the corner of the pub carpark. The Hen themed ales are usually available on the bar but please check before making a specific journey. Live music features most weekends. Quality home cooked food available, times may vary Additional info: A good 10mins walk from the bus stop where the service is restrictive, hourly until 6.00pm, no service on Sunday

    • Kings Head 62 Yeoman St Bonsall DE4 2AA Telephone(01629) 356874

      A cosy two-room olde worlde pub in the centre of this quiet limestone village, popular with walkers/ramblers and locals alike. Ales from the Batemans Brewery plus beers from the Batemans portfolio

  • Brassington
    • Miner's Arms Miner's Hill Brassington DE4 4HA Telephone(01629) 540222

      Located at the centre of the old lead mining village of Brassington nestling in the stunning scenery of the Derbyshire Peak District, this pub caters for everyone whether you are a local or just visiting. The long single room is partially divided by a fireplace with bar, TV, darts and 'parquet' wooden floor at one end and carpeted dining area at the other end. Outside to the rear is a paved patio with seating interspersed by flowers and shrubs. No food served on Monday or Sunday evening.

    • Olde Gate Inne Well Street Brassington DE4 4HJ Telephone(01629) 540448

      A village pub for those fortunate enough to live nearby. For the rest of us its a real gem to which we must take our American friends for a meal to show them what they missed by sailing off on the Mayflower - even if it means having to drive them there and not being able to drink. There's low oak beams, scrubbed top tables, copper and pewter, all real, not Disney. (We do realize that not all Americans got there on the Mayflower.)

  • Carsington
    • Miner's Arms Main Street Carsington DE4 4DE Telephone(01629) 540207

      With new owners and re-opened end october 2018 after after a closure for refurbishment, the Miners Arms is a handsome stone built pub in the pretty village of Carsington which nestles in woodland at one end of the reservoir. The surrounding countryside provides a place to walk and cycle and their are great birdwatching options at Carsington Water. There is a beer garden and childrens play area and the pub does cycle hire. The remains of a prehistoric woolly rhino was found in the local Dream Cave but they no longer roam the area.

  • Crich
    • Cliff Inn Town End Crich DE4 5DP Telephone(01773) 852444

      Traditional grit stone free house at the top of the village just below the National Tramway Museum. Built about 1800, the two rooms are largely unchanged since the 1960's. There are log burners in both rooms and quarry tiled floor in the tap room. Five handpumps of which four normally dispense LocAles. Home-made food is served Tuesday-Friday evenings and Weekend lunchtimes. Dog friendly.

    • Crich Comrades Club School Lane Crich DE4 5DD

      The new chairman has led a revival at the club, and real ale sales are now buoyant, and the club is growing in strength. They have 3 handpumps, usually Greene King and Timothy Taylors feature.

    • Kings Arms The Common Crich DE4 5BH Telephone(01773) 853544

      Multi roomed pub, actively sports orientated (darts, dominoes, pool). No regular meals are served but landlady says she would be happy to make a sandwich for someone on request or cater for a group of visitors with advance notice

    • Old Black Swan 12 Bowns Hill Crich DE4 5DG Telephone(01773) 856406

      This impressive mock-Tudor style building has a large bar area with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. There are 8 handpumps which regularly include Timothy Taylor's Landlord, St Austell, Blue Monkey, Thornbridge and Castle Rock and the rest are guest beers. The "Drinking Trough" bar out in the stables is open at weekends during the summer months. It is available to hire for private functions throughout the year. Muddy boots and dogs welcome. Quiz Night Mondays from 9pm.

    • Red Lion Hotel Crich Tramway Village Crich DE4 5DP Telephone(01773) 854350

      *** Located inside the Crich Tramway Village, you must purchase a ticket to gain access. Please look at the website to determine which ticket you require. The Tramway Village opens in March and closes October - again, check their website *** The Red Lion originally stood opposite the Potteries Electric Traction Tramway Depot in Stoke-on-Trent. It was demolished in the early 1970’s but the facade was carefully taken down brick by brick by members of the Tramway Society and was eventually rebuilt at Crich using original materials wherever possible and reopened in 2002 at a cost of £500,000. It’s now just one of the buildings that line the street and provide an authentic setting for the street tramway cars. More like a cafe than a pub inside but still has some interesting features such as the fireplace and the stunning windows add atmosphere. The bar came from the recreation bar at Nottingham prison. They offer a pale ale and a bitter, both Locale, at all times. Most weekends, will also offer a dark mild. Many more beers are offered at special events. All beers are served on gravity, the dummy handpumps are just to indicate that we have real ale. Snacks (pork pies, filled rolls) available at all times. 11 to 5 is the normal opening hours, but they open later at special events. Take a minute to look at the adverts to the left of the pub.

  • Cromford
    • Bell Inn 47 The Hill Cromford DE4 3RF Telephone(01629) 822102

      Situated on the end of a historical row of terraced properties built for the local Arkwright's mills. The corner part of the pub dates from circa 1800 with the back part of the pub (up the hill) being 20 years earlier. This room to the rear has a National Inventory listing to complement a tap room with TV and a separate snug. Food is pie & peas, cobs and cheese board. The Tenants of this friendly family run pub are local farmers. There are a few seats outside the pub, but the Beer Garden is situated on the other side of the busy B5036! The garden has a boules pitch in the centre.

    • Boat Inn Scarthin Cromford DE4 3QF Telephone(01629) 258083

      Built in 1772 and a pub since 1828, the beamed ceilings and stone walls give the main bar a cosy, old world atmosphere. Small snug area, dining room and function room gives space for both drinkers and diners. Home cooked meals are served 12-9 everyday. There is live music every Friday and Saturday night, and Sky Sports and BT Sports on a big screen in the downstairs cellar bar. Large sunny beer garden at rear with separate covered smokers' area, overlooking the adjacent large mill pond. Cromford is in the Derwent Mills World Heritage site.

    • Cromford Community Centre 9 Market Place Cromford DE4 3QE

      The bar at Cromford Community Centre is a freehouse opposite the Greyhound & open to everyone. Two cask ales are served. Castle Rock Harvest Pale & Draught Bass are usually on but sometimes other local beers are served from micros.

    • Greyhound Hotel Market Place Cromford DE4 3QE Telephone(01629) 823172

      This three storey sandstone Georgian hotel is the most prominent building in Cromford market place. Built by Sir Richard Arkwright, but named for the black greyhound on the family crest of Phillip Gell it is still known as the Black Dog by some locals. The prominent Smith of Derby clock is recently restored. It has recently been refurbished to a high standard, at the moment there are four changing beers,often from Derby Brewing Company, Peak Ales and Nottingham Brewery, whilst the new tenant assesses demand. Over sixty different wines are also served.

  • Darley Bridge
    • Square & Compass Station Rd Darley Bridge DE4 2EQ Telephone(01629) 733255

      Traditional 18th Century country pub with caravan and camping facilities. Entertainment on friday evenings. Karaoke every 3rd Saturday of the month. As well as Robinson's Unicorn and Dizzy Blonde, there are also various seasonal ales throughout the year. NOTE: TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING, DUE TO REOPEN MARCH 2020

    • Three Stags Heads Main Rd Darley Bridge DE4 2JY Telephone(01629) 734871

      Country pub situated in heart of village. Dog friendly.

  • Darley Dale
    • Barringtons (Whitworth Park Hotel) Dale Road North Darley Dale DE4 2FT Telephone(01629) 733111

      Main emphasis on food and events

    • Church Inn Church Rd, Darley Dale,, Matlock Darley Dale DE4 2GG Telephone(01629) 732291

      Regular music nights and at weekends you can watch the steam trains go by from this small village pub

    • Grouse Inn Dale Rd North Darley Dale DE4 2FT Telephone(01629) 258282

      A former Coaching House on the main A6 at the Rowsley end of Darley Dale, this is a friendly, spacious locals pub. Good value food is served until 8pm from monday to saturday and there is a carvery on sundays. Often have live entertainment at weekends. More car parking is available across the road.

  • Elton
    • Duke of York Main St Elton DE4 2BW Telephone(01629) 650367

      Time appears to stand still in Elton with this unchanged village pub. Off the central corridor are two basically furnished rooms, whilst towards the rear is the bar and snug with quarry tiled floor, fixed bench seating and real fire which is lit when needed. Outside toilets next to the pigsty. A gem, but currently run by the landlady's nephew so be aware of the reduced opening hours - currently only evenings. Has not reopened since pandemic

  • Grangemill
    • Holly Bush Hotel Grangemill DE4 4HU

      In August 2018 new tenants have taken over and are working hard to to try and make the pub work. I've heard good reports of food including afternoon tea. Three-roomed pub with separate dining room caters for holidaymakers with accommodation in the pub and five holiday cottages. Nearby campsite also catered for. Beware: when campsite is closed over winter the tenants find it doesn't always make financial sense to keep real ale on the bar due to lack of demand.

  • Lea
    • Jug & Glass Main Road Lea DE4 5GJ Telephone(01629) 534232

      Set in Derbyshire's white peak, this country inn is an ideal base when visiting the peak district or to sit and enjoy a wholesome meal and good ale. The Oakham beer varies and should be one of Oakhams Citra, Inferno or JHB. There are 5 letting rooms - see website for details.

  • Matlock
    • Duke Of Wellington 115 Wellington Street Matlock DE4 3GX Telephone(01629) 582299

      A traditional family pub with four drinking areas, good value food served all day & TV for sporting events.

    • Farmacy 76 Smedley Street Matlock DE4 3JJ Telephone(01629) 583350

      Newly open on 13th June, this cosy, split-level micro pub has now been acquired by Aldwark Brewery. It is situated opposite the DCC County Hall building at the jct of Smedley St and Bank Rd. They have beer, wine, gin and pork pies, check their facebook page for updates.

    • Gate (Designate @ The Gate) 72 Smedley St East Matlock DE4 3FQ Telephone(01629) 760033

      An innovative conversion into a licensed Arts Centre, Cafe and Shop selling hand made interior accessories. Tues night is film night, Wed is chin wagging, Thurs is quiz night and Fri is music night. Events (which are listed on the Facebook page) are held in the old games room which seats 20 comfortably. Opening times are irregular, and maximum one Real Ale on at a time.

    • Matlock Town Football Club (The Shorts Lounge) Causeway Lane Matlock DE4 3AR Telephone(01629) 583866

      The Social Club at the football club is open during games, and evenings for club members. It normally has the pilot brew from local brewery Bentley Brook which is called March of the Gladiators.

    • MoCa Bar 77 Dale Road Matlock DE4 3LT Telephone(01629) 583973

      Winners of the Matlock and Dales Pub of the Year in 2013 and 2014, this single room modern bar has a sophisticated big city cafe feel with wooden floors and chunky pine furniture. Comfortable seating includes a large window area and a decked terrace area at the rear. Open plan and urbane, with music memorabilia adorning the walls, the MoCa Bar has seven handpulls featuring ales from dedicated breweries Abbeydale, Blue Monkey, Brampton, Dancing Duck, Kelham Island, Oakham and Thornbridge. All ales except premium ales are reduced Monday to Wednesday.

    • Newsroom 75-77 Smedley St East Matlock DE4 3FQ Telephone(01629) 583625

      This smart conversion from a newsagent to a Micro Pub opened in July 2018. An L-shaped room has some exposed brickwork and renovated sash windows. There are four Real Ales from interesting local and sometimes national micro-breweries. There are plans to introduce a Real Cider. A half a dozen craft ales normally feature a Stout and a Lager - at least one will be keykeg but you will need to confirm with the bar staff. Mark (the owner) is also building the bottled beer side of the business back to the levels when he was a newsagent/off-license and currently stocks upwards of 60 different beers for (drink in or) take away. Good range of gins and wines, and there are plans to introduce some basic snacks such as crisps. nuts and pork pies.

    • Red Lion 65 Matlock Green Matlock DE4 3BT Telephone(01629) 584888

      Hidden away behind newsagents at Matlock Green, this pub is well worth seeking out. Separate dining area. Home to the Moot Ales brewery, they always aim to have three of their own beers on, and another three from nationals.

    • Remarkable Hare 77 Dale Road Matlock DE4 3LT Telephone(01629) 580850

      Opened August 2016 in what was the Olde Englishe Hotel on the corner of the A6 Dale Road and Derwent St Up to seven Real Ales, and a real fire. 5 choices of excellent cider from pins. Good choice of wine. Unusually, the Bar Menu consists of artisan bowl food.

    • Sycamore Inn 9 Sycamore Rd Matlock DE4 3HZ Telephone(01629) 584882

      Split level pub with two drinking areas, and an original fireplace Regular change of guest beer. The mainly homemade menu includes vegetarian and gluten free options. There is a lunchtime menu with chip bar, whilst in the evening the menu is supplemented by a specials board Regular fund raising events and fun days in this popular community pub.

    • Thorn Tree Inn 48 Jackson Rd Matlock DE4 3JQ Telephone(01629) 580295

      Perched high above Matlock Town this superb two-roomed traditional pub enjoys beautiful views of the Derwent valley and Riber Castle from the heated patio area. Popular with workers from County Hall at lunchtimes and locals at night, children and dogs are welcome although cat-swinging is not recommended due to the compact nature of the establishment. Reputedly, a haunted wall clock has a transcendental approach to time in the lounge where regulars, ramblers and real ale enthusiasts convene to enjoy the atmosphere. Three permanent real ales are complemented by four ever changing guests. Homemade food is served Tuesday-Friday lunchtimes. Pie night wed 6-8pm. Lunch from 5pm on Sundays. In the Good Beer Guide 2018

    • Twenty Ten 16 Dale Road Matlock DE4 3LT Telephone(01629) 259793

      A stone’s throw from the local train station, Twenty Ten nestles within the antique shops of Dale Road. With 4 real ales and focussing on LocAle, there is regularly Thornbridge on the hand pulls. These are complimented by 16 draught Craft Ales of which at least 8 are on Key Keg. Children & Dogs are welcome with a lunch menu followed by a Light Bites menu available until 7pm On Friday & Saturday evenings there is live music from 9pm.

  • Matlock Bath
    • Fishpond 204 South Parade Matlock Bath DE4 3NR Telephone(01629) 55006

      At the south end of this historic spa town and set into the limestone cliff-face this recently refurbished freehouse hasn't lost any of its traditional character or charm. Wood burners bookend the cavernous interior, adding to the congenial atmosphere and modern upmarket feel. There is a range of different seating areas, outside areas front & rear, justly popular with families and visitors to this inland resort town. The constantly changing selection of ales and ciders has a strong focus on LocAle, and is complemented by an interesting menu featuring artisan bread from its own bakery. Regularly hosts live music and comedy plus special events.

    • Midland Hotel 1 North Parade Matlock Bath DE4 3NS Telephone(01629) 582630

      Large single roomed pub with separate dining conservatory.

    • Old BankNote North Parade Matlock Bath DE4 3NS Telephone(01629) 55550

      Newly open in January 2017 and connected to the Old Bank Cafe, this is a welcome addition to the Matlock Bath scene. There are three Real Ales with a dark ale always available, and two ciders. Friendly staff, serves food, and well behaved dogs are welcome. Children welcome until 9.00pm.

    • Rose Cottage 124 North Parade Matlock Bath DE4 3NS Telephone(01629) 584800

      Old Cottage conversion in the centre of Matlock Bath. You may know this pub as Riva but in January 2018 it re-opened with the original name of Rose Cottage.

    • Toad Tails & Ales (was Princess Victoria) 174-176 South Parade Matlock Bath DE4 3NR Telephone07547 603879

      Opened June 2018 by the people who brought us the Tipsy Toad in Matlock, this is a smart renovation although with rather a lot of wood on show. The house beer is brewed by Molson Coors and there are also three changing ales and they are hoping one will be a stout/porter through the winter months. Cocktails also available. Live music often on Friday/Saturday nights. They are making plans to introduce pub food - keep an eye on the facebook page for news on this. They are licensed until 1am (2pm on Fri & Sat) so could be open later.

  • Matlock Green
    • Duke William 91 Church Street Matlock Green DE4 3BZ Telephone(01629) 583111

      Opposite the imposing church of St Giles this pub hosts one main comfortable lounge / dining room and a tap room where darts and dominoes are popular. Under New Management in 2018 and completely refurbished. No food until approx. Autumn 2018 whilst kitchens are being refurbished.

  • Middleton
    • Nelson Arms The Green, Main Street Middleton DE4 4LU Telephone(01629) 825154

      Lively, friendly, family owned free-house village local at top end of the main through road. A small comfortable bar is located to the left as you enter; a large beamed room to the right has a welcoming fire and an interesting array of pictures, artefacts and curious ornaments that adorn the walls. A separate pool/function/family room is to the rear of the pub, as is an outdoor drinking area. Three ales usually served, Marston's Pedigree plus two guests from local breweries including Leadmill, and a real cider. Live music two or three times a month.

    • Rising Sun Inn Rise End Middleton DE4 4LS Telephone(01629) 823247

      Standing above the crossroads, long and low, this stone-built inn has been refurbished after a long period of pubco neglect. This welcoming village inn is a former farmhouse and stables linked together, dating back to the early 1700s. There is always a bowl of water for your four legged friends.

  • Rowsley
    • Grouse & Claret Bakewell Rd Rowsley DE4 2EB Telephone(01629) 733233

      Large roadside pub now named after a fishing fly. Food-orientated, including early morning opening to serve breakfast for the adjoining campsite.

    • Peacock Bakewell Rd Rowsley DE4 2EB Telephone(01629) 733518

      Upmarket privately owned small luxury hotel was originally a manor house in the late 1600s and is once again part of the Haddon Estate .This upmarket chic hotel has been awarded three AA rosettes. prides its self with fine dining and normally serves a couple of real ales usually from the local Peak Ales brewery.

  • Stanton in Peak
    • Flying Childers Inn Main Street Stanton in Peak DE4 2LW Telephone(01629) 636333

      Four cottages knocked into one during the 18th century, to create this unspoiled village pub named after a famous racehorse owned by the Duke of Devonshire. Set in the heart of this pretty village and near the historic Stanton Moor and Nine Ladies stone circle, and is popular with tourists, walkers and locals alike. Both rooms are welcoming with real fires, outside there is a pleasant beer garden. Good, homemade soups and snacks are available at lunchtime. The guest ales change regularly and are often from breweries in and around the area. Dogs are very welcome

  • Starkholmes
    • White Lion 195 Starkholmes Road, Starkholmes, Matlock Starkholmes DE4 5JA Telephone(01629) 581227

      Stunning views overlooking Matlock Bath. Pets and walkers welcome.

  • Tansley
    • Bentley Brook Tap Unit 3, Lumsdale Mill, Lumsdale Road, Lower Lumsdale Tansley DE4 5EX

      Micro brewery tap and bottle shop, with weekend opening hours only during the winter

    • Gate Inn The Knoll Tansley DE4 5FN Telephone(01629) 583838

      Re-opened summer 2013 following an extensive refurbishment, this pub is now a freehouse with a modern contemporary feel for a busy village local. There are several dining areas with food, being a main consideration, served 12-9 monday to saturday and 12-5 on a sunday. There is a games / pool room at one end of the pub next to the comfortable seating area with plans to extend the dining rooms at the other end and alter the outdoor drinking / children's play areas.. Local brewery Dancing Duck and Regional brewery Oakham often feature on the two changing handpumps.

    • Tavern At Tansley Nottingham Rd Tansley DE4 5FR Telephone(01629) 57735

      This popular two-roomed pub is on the main road from Matlock to Alfreton. Given over mainly to food, there is a terrace and play area. Large car park.

  • Two Dales
    • Foresters Bar Darwin Forest Country Park, Darley Moor, Two Dales, Matlock Two Dales DE4 5PN

      Modern bar at Darwin Forest Country Park carrying several Real Ales often Peak Ales.

    • Plough Inn Wheatley Rd Two Dales DE4 2FF Telephone(01629) 732260

      A locals pub set in the village of Two Dales, involved in local community with various teams and events

  • Winster
    • Miners Standard Bank Top, (B5056) Winster DE4 2DR Telephone(01629) 650279

      This delightful 17th century free house caters for tourists and is also popular with locals .Good value food is available including excellent pies.The name refers to the dish traditionally used by miners to measure lead ore. A wood burning stove is very welcome during the winter and the pub is very dog friendly. There is a separate games room for pool and darts.

    • Old Bowling Green Inn East Bank, Winster DE4 2DS Telephone(01629) 650219

      Situated in the picturesque village of Winster just around the corner from the Market Hall, this charming old pub dates back to 1472 and features a traditional open fire complete with dog grate. A traditional village free house, it has been owned and run by David & Marilyn for 25 years and was MAD CAMRA pub of the year 2009.

  • Wirksworth
    • Feather Star 15 St Johns St Wirksworth DE4 4DR Telephone07931 424117

      Opened November 2016 in a former antiques shop this small cosy micro pub is full of character. The main room has a Log Burner and wooden beams. There is further seating upstairs. There are four beers on hand pump, and it is expected that these beers will vary. There are also four taps for Craft beers, and a keg cider. There is no hot food but a large variety of crisps and nuts are always available and "Smith Hall" Pork Pies and cheese platters are usually an option. Also - Customers may take their own food to eat in the pub For those that do not know - a Feather Star is the name for a Crinoid fossil found locally in the limestone around Wirksworth.

    • Hope & Anchor Market Place Wirksworth DE4 4ET Telephone(01629) 823773

      This Grade II-listed building was once described as the governor's residence, and retains some interesting original features. The corner snug has a magnificent carved wooden fireplace and a curious bow-fronted floor-to-ceiling cabinet containing a bureau from which, it is said, the quarry workers were paid their wages. . There are also a dining room and a large bar that caters for diners and drinkers. In a quiet area behind the pub, there is a pleasant beer garden, with tables outside on the gravel courtyard. The adjacent 'market place' is now a convenient car park. . Open again from 31st March 2018 serving 5 Real ales often including Gaol Ales

    • Lime Kiln Cromford Road Wirksworth DE4 4FR

      An old pub with a modernised interior. There is a central bar area with TV and a small pool room off; to the left is a lounge area on two levels. At the back is a large area called 'Rock Face'; this is a former quarry with steep rock walls, and is used for occasional events.

    • Northern Light Cinema The Malthouse, North End Wirksworth DE4 4FG Telephone(01629) 337513

      The Northern Light is a small, independent cinema based in the towns’ original malthouse. With 52 seats and a full license so you can watch your film whilst enjoying bottled beer or other drinks. Typically stocks the following bottles : Kernel table Beer, Five Points Pale, Five Points Railway Porter, Five Points IPA, Purity UBU, Purity Mad Goose, Odell IPA, Pedigree, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Profanity Stout, Black Fox Organic Cider, Vedette Blonde, Paulaner Munchner, Veltins Pilsner & Maisel’s Weisse. Please note : North End, although close to the town centre is a residential area therefore strict planning conditions require all tickets must be purchased in advance from the website of by phone. Guests are asked to park in the towns car parks rather than on North End.

    • Quarryman (Blacks Head) 1 Market Place Wirksworth DE4 4ET Telephone07585 968562

      Tucked away just up from the Market Place you will find this inviting 18th century inn, which has history dating back to 1780. This cosy one roomed traditional inn offers a warm welcome to visitors and locals alike. Serves up to five real ales and Old Rosie Cider.

    • Red Lion Hotel Market Place Wirksworth DE4 4ET Telephone(01629) 822214

      Dating from the 1770s, this is a traditional town hotel with Georgian frontage and a large coaching archway entrance. The public bar is in "baronial" style with impressive timber ceiling structure and a fine bar-back with central clock. There is also a carved fireplace with large mirror over. Up a steep slope at the back is a boules court and small elevated garden. The Firkin in the Lion is a separate micropub within the Red Lion. According to the board outside it is open 4-10 Mon-Fri, 12-10 Sat &12-3 Sun. It may close early midweek if not busy. The pub is currently up for sale due to forthcoming retirement.

    • Royal Oak North End Wirksworth DE4 4FG Telephone(01629) 823000

      Situated down a narrow street in historic Wirksworth, this is a stone built locals pub with plenty of atmosphere, open fire and up to five real ales. Note that this pub opens at 8pm and Sunday is the only lunchtime session. No meals are served but good cobs are usually available. In the Good Beer Guide 2018

    • Wheatsheaf 67 St John's Street Wirksworth DE4 4DS Telephone(01629) 258359

      A community pub supporting local football teams. Indoor games include darts, dominoes and pool. The large screen TV usually shows sport or music channels. Lunchtime and evening meals available. The beer garden has an area for playing boules. The Wheatsheaf is adjacent to a free car park and situated on town's main street.

  • Wirksworth Moor
    • Malt Shovel Inn Wirksworth Moor DE4 4GS Telephone(01629) 822427

      Roadside inn, high above Wirksworth. Popular with tourists and walkers. Facilities include a boule pitch.