The Red Lion Inn - Hognaston

The Red Lion Inn is a traditional 17th Century, family run inn nestled in the small village of Hognaston. Classic pub food, great beers, a good wine list and inviting atmosphere with a mix of locals and visitors alike.

30min walk or 5min drive from Atlow Mill, 10min drive from Fern Cottage. Red Lion Hognaston

The Olde Gate Inn - Brassington

The Olde Gate Inn really lives up to it's name - over 400 years old it has previously been named one of the cosiest pubs in the UK by The Times. Think roaring fires, lots of brassware and low beams and you get the picture! It also offers great food, great beer and a lovely beer garden.

30second walk from Fern Cottage or 10min drive from Atlow Mill. The Olde Gate Inn

The Miners Arms - Brassington

The Miners Arms is one of two pubs in Brassington, serving good honest home-cooked food and real local ales. Family friendly with a good beer garden, a TV showing sports fixtures and a warm welcome.

5mins walk from Fern Cottage, 10mins drive from Atlow Mill. The Miners Arms

The Sycamore Inn - Parwich

The Sycamore is a traditional country pub in the pretty village of Parwich. They serve cask ales and delicious home cooked food from the cosy pub or in their large pub garden. Perfect end to a good walk from Fern Cottage.

90min walk or 10min drive from Fern Cottage, 15min drive from Atlow Mill. The Sycamore

The Duncombe Arms - Ellastone, Ashbourne

The Michelin Guide, The Good Pub Guide and the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastro Pubs have all named The Duncombe Arms one of the best dining pubs in the country. Mixing pub classics with more adventurous British dishes, their menus showcase the best local and seasonal produce, plus a fantastic selection of wine, beer and spirits make it a great drinking pub too.

25mins drive from Atlow Mill or 20mins from Fern Cottage. The Duncombe Arms