Clitheroe’s Beer Hall lays claim to having the longest bar in Britain

beer hallTHE Beer Hall at Holmes Mill in Clitheroe – home to the Bowland Brewery – is claiming it has the longest bar in Britain.

Although there is no official Guinness record for this category, the venue believes its 105 feet and eight inches long horseshoe-shaped counter, housing 42 artisan cask ales, is unsurpassed in the country.

“We wanted to be sure so we put out an appeal for anyone who knew of a longer bar to get in touch. In more than 12 months nobody has come forward, so we think we’re safe to now claim the title,” said marketing manager Heidi Kettle.

Holmes Mill is a new £10m development by Lancashire-based hospitality group James’ Places which recently hosted the first-ever Taste Lancashire food and drink conference.

The company also owns the Waddington Arms and Lower Buck in Waddington, Mitton Hall at Mitton, The Royal Hotel at Kirkby Lonsdale, Eaves Hall, West Bradford, Shireburn Arms at Hurst Green and Falcon Manor in Settle.

 

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