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The Red Pump Inn

Type:Inn

Clitheroe Road, Bashall Eaves, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 3DA

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Tel: 01254 826 227

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The Red Pump Inn

Set amidst the outstanding natural beauty of the Forest of Bowland, is a picturesque country inn at the heart of the tiny village of Bashall Eaves which while offering luxury B&B is fast establishing a fine reputation for the quality of its steak restaurant.

With an elegantly rural interior, The Red Pump Inn was recently restored to its former glory by Frances & Jonathan Gledhill. New life and character has been injected by the bucket load, thanks to heritage colours, flag floors, oak beams, crackling open fires and warming wood burners. 

This luxury B&B now combines the charm and character of a traditional inn yet with a casual elegance thanks to the Fran's design which extends through to the 8 boutique style bedrooms complete with French antique beds, “fluffy slipper” comfort mattresses and powerful wet room showers. 

“We own, run and live in the inn ourselves” explains Fran, originally from County Kildare in Ireland, “and care passionately about providing a genuine, warm heartfelt welcome into our home for guests. We are motivated by the love for what we do and the quality of the product we provide”.

This approach is borne out by Jonathan, who in an earlier life ran a steak restaurant in Scarborough. His passion for steak led him to seek out Ginger Pig, a specialist meat supplier with farms in North Yorkshire and butchers shops in London, respected by butchers and beef farmers alike and winner of multiple awards for the quality of its meats.

“We are honoured to be the only restaurants outside London to receive 'Ginger Pig' steak and we are proud to be able to offer meat of such high eating quality” says Jonathan. He goes on to explain that the eight different steak cuts on the menu are sourced only from grass fed, slow maturing Longhorn, Shorthorn and Galloway cattle, dry aged to a minimum of 35 days and chargrilled to each customer’s preference producing a wonderful combination of flavour and tenderness. 

Influenced by their love of provincial cuisine Fran and Jonathan's ethos is fabulous but simple food, uncomplicated while incredibly tasty. Along with the steaks there are a variety of chicken, lamb and fish cuts and a variety of simple classics from a bowl of Fran's Irish Stew to a fish chowder with specials listed daily. To achieve this they, along with local top chef Thomas Drinkall, carefully prepare and thoroughly taste test all recipes and source ingredients from suppliers with whom they establish a close relationship both within Clitheroe town and farther afield throughout Lancashire.

With origins dating back to 1756 the inn enjoys stunning views across the Ribble Valley to the legendary Pendle Hill and Longridge Fell as it sits on the historic Clitheroe to Lancaster route just 2 miles north of Clitheroe and along which, according to records, the famous Pendle witches were carried to trial in Lancaster. A perfect destination for locals popping in for a bite to eat, walkers, overnight guests enjoying a short break and for visiting corporate clients from Clitheroe, Blackburn and Burnley

Recommended by Sawday's Secret Places and the Good Pub Guide, it’s the perfect place for a night away in the heart of the Lancashire countryside.

Check availability and book online via their website link above.

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Number of Rooms / Units
4
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Friday - Saturday Double Occupancy£95.00 room/night (breakfast included)
Friday - Saturday Single Occupancy£80.00 room/night (breakfast included)
Tuesday - Thursday & Sunday Double Occupancy£85.00 room/night (breakfast included)
Tuesday - Thursday & Sunday Single Occupancy£65.00 room/night (breakfast included)

**Prices may change on a daily basis, please check live prices on their website.

The Coach House and Gun Room are located on the ground floor with level access. The Coach House is wheelchair friendly.

All prices are for the room and include VAT and full traditional Irish Breakfast. Please enquire direct (01254 826227) for pet friendly rooms.

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

Awards

  • Visit EnglandWelcome Pets Welcome Pets 2016
  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsQuality Charter Quality Charter 2014
  • National AwardsCycle Lancashire Cycle Lancashire 2014
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2017 - Guest Accommodation Award Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2017 - Guest Accommodation Award 2017

Directions

Road Directions

Clitheroe(3.5mi, 5.6km)Follow the road to Eddisford Bridge. Crossing the bridge take the second right directed Bashall Eaves 2.5 miles and Whitewell 7 miles. Continue on this road approximately 2.5 miles until you reach the Inn on the left 200 yards after the 30 miles per hour sign for Bashall Eaves.M6 Junction 31a(20.0mi, 32.2km)Follow the A59 directions for Hurst Green. Continue through Hurst Green following main road towards Clitheroe and take left for Bashall Eaves as entering the Forest of Bowland. Continue on this country road to staggered junction crossing over to other side,

Facilities

Other

  • Lounge
  • Wi-Fi

Catering

  • Bar
  • Cater For Vegetarians
  • Serve Breakfast
  • Serve Evening Meal
  • Serve Lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children All Ages
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Children Welcome

Establishment Features

  • Cater For Groups
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Pets Accepted
  • Ramped or flat entrance
  • Real Log Fires

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Credit/debit cards accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Inn
  • Of Historic, Literary or Architectural Interest

Room / Unit Features

  • Freeview Digital television in rooms
  • Ground Floor Rooms Available
  • Hairdryer in All Bedrooms
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities in All Bedrooms
  • TV in All Bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Pets Welcome
  • Welcome - Cyclists
  • Welcome - Family
  • Welcome - Walkers

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Special Offers

  • Autumn & Winter Escape - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast from only £65 per person

    Wed or Thu Offer - Enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast for just £65 per person add an extra night for £55 per person.
    Fri or Sat  Offer - Enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast for just £75 per person add an extra night for £65 per person.

    Free room upgrade on the day where available.

    Offer Terms & Conditions:
    1. Subject to availability and must be booked direct quoting codes MLA65 or MLA75.
    2. No third party website bookings can be accepted.
    3. Based on two people sharing a standard double room
    4. Offer runs between 01 Sep 2018 and 31 March 2019 (excluding 20th December 2018 to 2nd January 2019)
    5. Price per person includes a voucher to the value of £25 which can be redeemed in the restaurant or the bar.
    6. No cash back on unused voucher balance
    7. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

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