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Bull i' th' Thorn - CLOSED

Ashbourne Road, Hurdlow, Peak District National Park SK17 9QQ, England
+44 1298 83348
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible21%
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“steak” (8 reviews)
“suits of armour” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Ashbourne Road, Hurdlow, Peak District National Park SK17 9QQ, England
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1 - 10 of 214 reviews

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Turned up and found out it’s now up for sale Please take note. Many pubs in this area are also very limited it’s with opening hours or are on the OS map But are no longer trading

Thank Joy A
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

I walked up here from Lathkill Dale to make a nice triangle with Pomeroy and Hurdlow. Even the sign is taken down now and on checking the website, it’s no longer supported. Not sure what will be done with it, but hopefully Robinsons can resurrect...More

Thank NickBuxton
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We stayed on the caravan site at the back of the Pub. Would have like a little more information about the facilities that were available for the site. In the pub food was good, service good and an interesting décor.

1  Thank Poppiesclass
Reviewed 29 August 2017

had a great stay at the caravan park had a couple of meals in the pub very good value for money. landlord and landlady very pleasant as were all staff, a fantastic stay .

1  Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great location, very poor refreshments and service , arrogant landlord grabbing the younger ones poor venue never again overpriced food and drink staff smoking behind the bar bad electrics

3  Thank Martyn t
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

As the landlord of this establishment wants to tickle tackle I want to put one thing straight. We had a fantastic weekend here apart from the shenanigans of the landlord and landlady. As the toilets were constantly running out of paper I knocked on the...More

1  Thank Wayne R
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The site is a lovely. Management is the only let down! The barn wasn't ready for when we arrived, when it was ready the electrics were unsafe and blown when a phone charger was plugged in. I am no electrician but I'm sure you need...More

Thank RedColley
jane t, Owner at Bull i' th' Thorn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

was warned by alot of motorcycle rallys not to hold this rally they were right should have listened totally no organisation just thought they could do want they wanted.left the field a trash site we only host organised rallies.how do they no what proper beer...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Went over the weekend and the landlord was very arrogant and aggressive to everyone there his attitude stinks, him and his staff were smoking behind the bar in there barn bar and drinks were watered down won't be going again!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The organisers of the rally were brilliant but the owners of the venue we're rude grabbing female visitors checking their drinks staring at the visitors making them feel uneasy the toilets weren't kept replenished in toilet paper the beer didn't taste like it should seemed...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Very hospitable, friendly and accommodating. Food excellent and a pub with great character and atmosphere.

Thank ajd99
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ashbourne Road, Hurdlow, Peak District National Park SK17 9QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Hurdlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 83348
  • E-mail
A 15th century Coaching inn, with parts dating back at least a thousand years. An old farmhouse, much enlarged in the 1400s, The Bull i' th' thorn has welcomed weary travellers for many hundreds of years. Set in 15 acres of Peak District Parkland, with 4 Dining Rooms, outside seating, 360 degree views of the Peaks and Valleys, stuiffed with over 10,000 antique and curios items, including 5 GrandFather clocks - one dating back to 1741, with muskets, armour and armamentsdating from the Civil War. A great range of beers, wines, spirits and food, from snacks to gourmet specials from the "Specials Board". Also Medieval Feasts, Ghost Hunts - by arrangement, B & N accommodation in our 4poster and Victorian bedrooms. New owner jane townsend awaits your visit. Please call in and see us!!
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