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The Cotton House, Rossendale

Helmshore Road
Helmshore
Postal town: Rossendale
BB4 4LQ
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Will Larter left this review about The Cotton House

A smart building with some interesting features, situated by the small river in what is inevitably the lowest part of the village. Inside there are lots of bare stone walls and rough floorboards, though one room has the floorboards on the ceiling and slate flags on the floor. There were plenty of staff, and they probably expected me to have something to eat, but did their best not to look shocked when I asked if it was ok to have just a beer. There were even a couple of stools at the counter, and I was served my pint of Squawk Otis Pale (the only real ale available - there's only one hand pump) at one of them. This is pale in the modern sense of looking as well as tasting like lemon juice, and I soon wished I had just asked for a half. Paying £4.10 for a pint in deepest, darkest Lancashire was also a bit of a shock. Definitely not my sort of pub, but there are presumably enough people in the nearby small towns and villages to keep them ticking over.

Date of visit: 16th July 2020

On 23rd August 2020 - rating: 5
[User has posted 2643 recommendations about 2492 pubs]

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Entwistle, 5 miles, 1 hr 36 min walk (show)
Accrington, 5.97 miles, 1 hr 55 min walk (show)
Church & Oswaldtwistle, 6.02 miles, 1 hr 56 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Cotton House, Helmshore
23rd Aug 2020, 20:53
Review submitted by Will Larter amended by Will Larter
 
23rd Aug 2020, 20:51
Review submitted by Will Larter

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 30 May 2018 by ROB Camra
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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 30 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 30 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 30 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 30 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Function Room : Yes last updated 30 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 30 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : No last updated 30 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 30 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 30 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 30 May 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : No last updated 30 May 2018 by ROB Camra
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