Bolton CAMRA

Wigan Trip

Saturday 19 January 2019

The weather can be problematic in January and along with the continuing strike on Saturdays by Northern Rail the January trip will be local and visit Wigan. The 575 bus runs regularly from Bolton to Wigan through Horwich, Blackrod and Aspull and a system one any bus day saver cost £5.60.  Alternatively, there is the 540 bus from Bolton running regularly through Westhoughton, Hindley to Wigan

The 575 bus from Bolton Bus station at 12.00 arrives in Wigan at approx. 13.00. We will meet in Wigan at the Wigan Central at around 13.00 for a beer or two before visiting some, or all, of the pubs listed below. The 540 also leaves Bolton at 12.00 arriving in Wigan approx. 13.00

Wigan Central, Arch No. 1 and 2, Queen Street, WN3 4DY. 6 changing ales

Little Fifteen, 17-19 Wallgate, WN1 1LL. 2 changing ales; food available

The Raven, 5 Wallgate, WN1 1LD. 4 changing ales; food available

Anvil, Dorning Street, WN1 1ND. 4 changing ales

Docs symposium, 85 Mesnes Street, WN1 1QJ. 4 changing ales

Royal Oak, 111-113Standishgate, WN1 1XL. 4 changing ales

Sherringtons, 57 Kenyon Road, WN1 2DU. 6 handpumps; 3 from Wiley Fox, 3 changing. A short walk out of town for those that want to walk to a new venue

John Bull Chophouse, 2 Coopers Row, Market Place, WN1 1PQ. Upstairs is the Hop House offering 6 cask ales

There are plenty of other pubs in Wigan so this list is just suggestions. If your favourite is not on the list let us know on the day and we can visit. If you need any further details please contact or call Gill on 07967585670

Gill Smart, Social Secretary

19th January – Wigan Trip