We meet at Great Ale at the Market at 11.40 to have a beer before catching the 12.28 bus to Darwen (No 1 leaving from stand C), arriving in Darwen at 13.04.
Some pubs we can visit are listed below. If anyone has a have a favourite within walking distance not listed below then let us know on the day and we can visit it.
Old Chapel, Railway Road, BB3 2RG: a Wetherspoons pub with 8 changing beers. Previously was a Methodist Chapel. Food available
Taps Bar, 11 Railway Road, BB3 2RG: Cask ales plus craft beers from around the world
Bridgewater, 2-10 Church St. BB3 2RE: 3 regular cask ales from Bank Top and Thwaites plus 3 changing. 10% discount for CAMRA members
No39, 39-41 Bridge St., BB3 2AA: Hopstar brewery tap with 4 regular Hopstar and 1 changing
(Cask Bar, Darwen Market, BB3 1BG, a new micro bar serving 3 real ales, 1 cider and a selection of bottles is REPORTED CLOSED)
Victoria Hotel, 94 Suddell Road, BB3 3HW: Freehouse with 2 changing cask ales (often Hopstar)
If anyone is thinking of joining us in Darwen please all me and for information about where we are; Gill 07967 585670