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The Top Lock


Copthurst Lane, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley, Lancashire, PR6 8LS

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Tel: 01257 263328

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The Top Lock

Owned by Award Winning Chef, Michael Ian Hales and his team, welcome both locals and visitors to the village of Wheelton. The stunning location of The Top Lock, located on the Leeds liverpool canal are pleased to offer the best in carefully sourced produce, expertly prepared and accompanied by a wonderful selection of wines and a great range of cask ales.

Tastefully furnished in country tweeds, leather with real stone and oak floors. They offer a warm welcome to walkers (with or without dogs), cyclists, horse riders or anyone who wishes to pop in for a drink or a bite to eat. They offer a ‘casual feel’ with informal drinking and dining areas.

Six carefully selected cask ales in constant circulation along with a great selection of larger and bottles.

Families are always welcome at The Top Lock and a great location to celebrate, they have a wonderful children’s menu. Not forgetting their new Dogs Menu!

The Top Lock also caters for larger parties and occasions including weddings, birthdays and funerals.

Whatever you are looking for they guarantee you can find a professional and dedicated team on hand to create something special.


Opening Times

Bar Opening Times (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - Sunday11:00 - 23:00
Food Service Times (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - Saturday11:00 - 21:00
Sunday11:00 - 20:30


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018



  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Food
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