The Plough Inn Eaton

“Heaps of character, overlooking the Peak District” - AA Inspector



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Brick-built around timber beams, the modest looks of this former coaching inn belie a multi-roomed interior with a large rear garden. The restaurant is in a galleried barn, reassembled here after a long agricultural existence in Wales. Seasonal menus may offer classic fish pie; lamb three ways; and Quorn and roasted red pepper burger, along with the internationally influenced blow-torched brie fondue; and South Indian-style beef curry. Spacious, well-equipped bedrooms are in a separate annexe.

The Plough Inn Eaton
Macclesfield Road, Eaton, CONGLETON, CW12 2NH
Phone : 01260 280207


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Free Wifi
  • Garden
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover Cheshire

Nestled between the Welsh hills and Derbyshire Peaks, the Cheshire plains make an ideal location to take things slow and mess around in boats. Cheshire has more than 200 miles (302 km) of man-made waterways, more than any other county in England. The Cheshire Ring is formed from the Rochdale, Ashton, Peak Forest, Macclesfield, Trent and Mersey and Bridgewater canals. This route takes you through a lot of Cheshire, and bits of other counties as well.

While exploring the county’s waterways, covering ground on foot or admiring the typical white plaster and black timber-frame houses, make sure to have a taste of Cheshire’s most famous produce. Although Cheddar has become Britain’s most popular cheese (accounting for over half of the cheese sales in the UK), it was once Cheshire cheese that was in every workman’s pocket back in the 18th century. Its moist, crumbly texture and slightly salty taste mean it goes well with fruit, peppers or tomatoes. As well as the usual white, there are also red and blue veined varieties.

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