5 Great Places To Eat At Near Laythams

Coming to stay with us here at Laythams? Want to be able to relax without worrying about cooking? No problem, here we have compiled a list of 5 of the best restaurants around Laythams just for you…


The Waddington Arms – Over the road from the historic Waddington Methodist Church, at the heart of life in the Ribble Valley, the perfect place to meet with friends or simply enjoy a glass or two and relax. This quaint pub offers two cosy dining rooms, a selection of real ales and spectacular food from carefully thought out menus. The Waddington Arms also has its own leafy beer garden with seating and a children’s play area.

waddington arms
Hark to Bounty Inn – Just down the road from us, this 16th-century inn offers locals a place to meet, drink and be merry. It is 5 miles from fly-fishing at Stocks Reservoir and 8 miles from Bowland Wild Boar Park. It is a family run country pub welcoming everyone from locals to visitors, families and groups. The Hark to Bounty is a perfect destination for cyclists, walkers, fishermen and those looking for a real ale pie & pint of beer.

The Higher Buck – Is another lovely pub in the picture-postcard village of Waddington. You’ll find a fine selection of Thwaites cask ales, continental lagers and an extensive global wine list. Deliberately designed so there are lots of different kinds of seating and table arrangements, the Higher Buck offers a warm and friendly environment. There are also tables outside the front and the back if the sun is shining, and, if not, they’ve got a beautiful fireplace and log burner for those winter evenings.

higher buckThe Red Pump Inn – This picturesque country inn sits at the heart of the tiny village of Bashall Eaves with stone flag floors, oak beams and crackling open fires, the Red Pump Inn is quickly gaining a fine reputation for the quality of their 40-day dry aged chargrilled steaks. Recommended in Alastair Sawday’s Secret Places and the Good Pub Guide.

Bashall Barn Voted ‘Best on Farm Restaurant in the UK’, Bashall Barn includes a retail outlet, coffee shop, ice cream parlour and national award winning restaurant. A modern and spacious dining area, serving meals from 9am until 4pm, 7 days a week starting with traditional and home cooked breakfast, then to lunch with a great offering of traditional dishes and then on to afternoon tea. If you’re lucky they’ll even have a pianist playing away for you.


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