The Cartford Inn
“The menu revels in Lancashire’s fine produce.” - AA Inspector
GREAT ECCLESTON, LANCASHIRE
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
We have maximise our outside eating area by building 4 greenhouses that offers safe dining in an alfresco setting. We have made structural work to our shop to add a few sitting in a great environment where dining guidance can be respected.
Our Inspector's view
A splendid location overlooking the toll bridge across the River Wyre, this 17th-century coaching inn has been continuously improved over the last 11 years under the creative owners. Displaying a very pleasant and contemporary style, it’s open plan with dining throughout the bar and restaurant area where pub classics combine with more modern dishes. The gardens are superb.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 90
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: 25 December
- Wines under £30: 56
- Wines over £30: 18
- Wines by the glass: 16
- Cuisine style: Modern British
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About the area
Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.
The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.
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