Saturday, June 22, 2024

Ale Trail : Ashton-in-Makerfield

BAY HORSE : 49-53 Warrington Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9PJ.
Traditional local pub with a modern and bright interior. Serves up to 2 changing cask ales.
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CALEDONIAN HOTEL : 154 Bolton Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 8PF.
Large freehouse built in 1897 with open-plan lounge, games room with large screen T.V and upstairs function room. Serves 2 changing cask ales.
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GOLDEN LION40 Gerard Street, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9AE
Recently refurbished (2018) to a very high standard (2018). Serves up to 4 cask ales from national breweries and 45 gins on the menu.
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HARROW INN : Edge Green Lane, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 8YE.
Semi-rural pub with a welcoming open coal fire in colder months. Serves 1 changing cask ale.
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HINGEMAKERS ARMS: 34 Heath Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9DY.
Run by the same family for decades until 2006. Known locally as ‘The Hinge’, the pub is unique as it is the only pub in the world to be called ‘Hingemakers Arms’. Serves 1 changing cask ale.
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NEW COMMERCIAL INN : 21 Heath Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9DY
Typical busy town centre back street open plan pub with two large TV screens. Reasonably priced food is available but the kitchen is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Three handpumps although 2 usually available. Beers from Robinsons and others.
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ROBIN HOOD : 1 Bolton Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 8AA.
Attractive and very busy open plan with pleasant modern fittings, wooden paneling and a huge outdoor seated area. Two large HD, & 3 smaller TV screens. Serves up to 4 changing cask ales.
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ST OSWALDS CATHOLIC SOCIAL CLUB : 6 Liverpool Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9LH.
A modest entrance defies a surprisingly large social club. Membership is not required. Serves 1 cask ale, normally Tetley Bitter.
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SIR THOMAS GERARD : 2 Gerard Street, Ashton-in-Makerfield, WN4 9AA.
Wetherspoon pub with a beer garden, close to Haydock Park racecourse. Serves up to 12 changing cask ales.
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TWISTED VINE ALE HOUSE : 15 Wigan Road, Ashton in Makerfield, WN4 9AR
Microbar operated by Hophurst Brewery, opened in February 2018. 7 cask pumps, 6 keg taps, 3 real ciders, gins, spirits & wines.
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