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The Derby Arms
This striking village Inn combines a bustling country pub with contemporary dining rooms. Feature fireplaces and large central bar and tap room create a series of ambient spaces perfect for drinks with friends, or a special dining experience. Set in the lush Forest of Bowland, between Longridge and Chipping, the Derby Arms is popular with walkers and their dogs who are able to enjoy some of the most remote walks in the English countryside and stay the night in our country pub with rooms.Read More
Diners and visitors can stop over for a night or two, making the most of the menu and wine list, as well as the stunning location we’re lucky to be part of. We have the most wonderful surroundings of the great outdoors, pretty market towns and historic attractions – right on our doorstep. Our country pub with contemporary and modern rooms ensures good comfort and good facilities with specific dog-friendly rooms. All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. No overnight stay at the Derby Arms is complete without trying its breakfast which includes a hearty full Lancashire breakfast.
Four legged friends are very welcome.
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Derby Arms, Longridge
Reviewer: Kathryn Austin
After six hours of the dogs snoring gently to the radio we arrived at our first stop, The Derby Arms, on the edge of the Forest of Bowland. We were met by our nephew, who lives locally, and he introduced us to Longridge Fell which is a five-minute drive from the pub.
The light was already starting to fade so we could not cover the entire eight -mile roundtrip but we did enough to admire the scenery and tire out W&G before returning to settle in for dinner and bed.
The Derby Arms is well prepared for muddy dogs coming into the bar and has thoughtfully reserved a nice section of the restaurant with one of the open fires for guests with pets so you can enjoy dinner together. The food was excellent and worth visiting for lunch or dinner even if you are not staying over.
In the morning, after a hearty breakfast and walk, we waved goodbye and got on the road and off on the next part of our tour.
Derby Arms reviewed by Kathryn Austin and appears in DogFriendly magazine issue 71. For more information on the DogFriendly magazine visit https://www.dogfriendly.co.uk/magazine
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Listing Updated: 09/06/2022
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