Ale Trail : Wigan (Swinley)

BELLINGHAM HOTEL : 141-149 Wigan Lane, Wigan, WN1 2NB.
Originally five Victorian terraced houses. The pub’s main bar is in the lounge where there are sofas to relax. Serves up to 4 changing cask ales.
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BLUNDELL’S CAFE BAR : 90 Wigan Lane, Wigan, WN1 2LF.
Quiet haven for a pint of local ales or a fine coffee, with simple snacks. It’s cream modern furniture and tables are very comfortable. One wall has an impressive mural of a Venice canal. Serves up to 3 changing cask ales.
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BOWLING GREEN HOTEL : 106 Wigan Lane, Wigan, WN1 2LF.
Popular pub with two well appointed lounges and a large beer garden to the rear. Daily newspapers are provided. Serves up to 4 cask ales.
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BROCKET ARMS : 58 Mesnes Road, Wigan, WN1 2DD.
Wetherspoons pub, with accommodation, in a residential area. The interior is large, open plan with two bars and intimate booths. Patio area to the front with benches. Serves up to 7 cask ales.
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CHERRY GARDENS HOTEL : 263 Wigan Lane, Marylebone, Wigan, WN1 2NT
A large pub on the outskirts of town. Mainly one large bar/dining area with a large-screen TV. Framed pictures abound, and has two interesting fireplaces in the games area. Low ceiling and a split-level floor. Beers from Marston’s Range. Serves up to 4 cask ales.
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FORBES ON THE LANE : 236 Wigan Lane, Wigan, WN1 2NU
Formerly a large private residence. British food menu, tapas plates and drinks including large selections of wines, cocktails, gins and two real ales – Timothy Taylor Landlord, Wainwright.
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FOX & GOOSE : 37-39 Wigan Lane, Wigan, WN1 1XR.
Unusually, an open-plan pub restored to two rooms. Small attractive beer garden at the back. Serves up to 5 cask ales.
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GIN ON THE LANE : 53 Wigan Lane, Wigan, WN1 2LF
Microbar serving cask ale, craft beers, two real ciders and obviously gin. Small seating area upstairs. Snacks available from the bar. Loweswater Gold is the permanent beer. Also serves two changing cask ales.
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MILLSTONE INN : 67-69 Wigan Lane, Wigan, WN1 2LF.
Modern pub with a conservatory extension but still has a traditional feel. There is a beer garden to the rear and a sheltered smoking area. Serves up to 3 cask ales.
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SHERRINGTONS BAR57 Kenyon Road, Wigan, WN1 2DU
Opened 28th September 2018. Serves up to 6 cask ales, three normally from Wily Fox range. Serves up to 10 craft keg beers.
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THE SWINLEY : Coppull Lane, Wigan, WN1 2LQ.
Large concert room and stage, two bars and games room. Serves 3 changing cask beers.
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