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The Cartford Inn - Pub in Lancashire

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Cartford Lane Little Eccleston, Preston, PR3 0YP, Lancashire
England, United Kingdom

Patrick & Julie Beaume
+44 (0)1995 670166(landline)

A very special Lancashire inn on the river Wyre, with airy and bold interiors and excellent food - French tartiflette, venison Wellington...

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Patrick and Julie know how to run a great little inn: whisk up some stunning food, throw in a pinch of quirky style then add impeccable service. The restaurant and inn overlook the river Wyre, with the Trough of Bowland a spectacular backdrop. The front bar, with its roaring fire and friendly locals is a great place to stop for a pint of local ale, though a courtyard garden will draw you out in good weather. In typically relaxed style you can eat whatever you want wherever you want: enjoy a traditional French tartiflette, then venison Wellington, followed by blackberry curd tart, perhaps. Afterwards, you can work it off by following the river; a two-mile circular walk will spin you round. Fantastic.

Wheelchair access
Wheelchair access to some public rooms and to wc's.
Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Public transport
Within 2 miles of a bus/train station.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.
Handpumped ales
Pub serves four or more handpumped ales.
Wine list
Pub serves eight or more wines by the glass.

Guest feedback
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"I don't remember the date of our visit in 2019, 6 Sep is roughly right, the fact is it was superb: wonderful pub, delightful restaurant, luxurious bedroom - we're going back for two nights this September 'Nuff said."

John - Malvern, United Kingdom

September 2019
"Amazing place. Beautiful bedroom and food to match. Didn't have long here but will be back as soon as possible."

Clare - West Horsley, United Kingdom

October 2016

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Lunch from £8.50. Dinner, 3 courses, £20-£30. Not Mon lunch.


Open all day.


Cartford Lane Little Eccleston, Preston, PR3 0YP, Lancashire


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