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A Warm Welcome to Travellers and Locals Alike

For over 500 years the Bull i' th' Thorn has offered a warm welcome to travellers and locals alike.

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During the 18th and 19th Centuries this was a prominent Coaching Inn on the Manchester to Derby route and we still offer a friendly and welcoming 'old worlde' atmosphere in our Medieval Inn and Restaurant.

Choose from a range of Robinsons Ales, Guest Ales, Continental Lagers and a good selection of fine wines and spirits. If you are hungry we offer a choice of a menus. Bar snacks and lunches are served daily.

We have a large function room available for all types of events. Families are especially welcome at the Bull i' th' Thorn and are well catered for, with a separate children's room, beer garden and play area.

Food & Drink

All our food is freshly prepared, locally sourced and caters for all tastes.

The Bull i’ th’ Thorn is a popular Inn with an enviable reputation for pleasant staff and fantastic home-cooked food

We have an extensive menu. Bar snacks and lunches are served daily. We also offer an excellent choice of vegetarian meals, children's menu and special diets on request.

For the perfect accompaniment to your food, choose from a range of Robinsons Ales, Guest Ales, Continental Lagers and a good selection of fine wines and spirits

The Bull i’th’ Thorn is perfect for a cosy meal for two, a family group or even a coach party! This listed historic pub dates back to the 10th Century and boasts original fireplaces and oak beams with flagstone floors and friendly ghosts! We have a large function room available for all types of events.
 

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Accommodation

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

Situated in the heart of the Peak District National Park the Bull i' th' Thorn is full of character. Why not stay the night in one our individually decorated en-suite double rooms?

Each of the spacious rooms are comfortably furnished, have colour TV with tea and coffee making facilities. In the morning you can enjoy a full English breakfast, or a vegetarian one if preferred.

Bed and Breakfast Accommodation - £99.00 per room, per night
 
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Camping

Camping at The Bull i' th' Thorn

10 Brand New Electric Caravan and Camping Hook-Ups Now Available All Year Round

For more than 500 years The Bull i' th' Thorn has offered a warm welcome to travellers and the field adjacent to our Inn provides excellent facilities for both Caravans and Campers. We have 10 electric caravan and camping hook-ups available all year round.

We are situated on the old Roman Road between Buxton and Ashbourne, nestling amongst a handful of farms with stunning views of the rolling Derbyshire hills.

The Bull i' th' Thorn Inn is on the Buxton - Ashbourne Road (A515) six miles south of Buxton and is ideal for mountain biking, rambling and walking.

The Peak District offers more than just outdoor activities however, with cultural and historic sites as diverse as Chatsworth, Alton Towers, Buxton Opera house, National Tram Museum, Richard Arkwright’s Mills within the Derwent Valley World Heritage site, Gulliver’s Kingdom, a variety of caves and caverns, stately homes and castles, to name a few.

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