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Horse Shoe Inn (Astbury)

OS Map reference: Sheet 118 Stoke-on-Trent & Macclesfield area, ref SJ863602

Horse Shoe Inn

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Lockett's Tenement, Fence Lane, Astbury, Congleton CW12 3NL




A coaching inn dating from 1774, the Horse Shoe stands in it's own grounds with extensive gardens. It is way out in the country, quiet and brilliant on a sunny day.


Charles & Mary

Open hours:

Monday to Saturday 12.00 - 3.00 and 5.30 to late, Sunday 12.00 - 3.00 and 7.00 to late.




A wide variety of tasty items on the menu with nothing over £10 (04/2009). Monday to Saturday 12.00 - 2.00 and 5.30 - 9.00, Sunday 12.00 - 2.00 and 7.00 - 9.00.

Other facilities:

Gardens with an extensive children's playground and activity area.

Finding it:

canal map |
Google map

To the east of the canal from either bridge 80 or Watery Lane aqueduct. Br.80: Dodds Lane, over the railway line, follow round to the right, 1st right. Watery Lane aqueduct: follow Watery Lane over the railway line, keep left at Fence Lane, on the left. Just over half a mile by either route.
By road: from A34, turn into and through Astbury village, fork right, follow road for 1½ miles, 1st right after crossing railway bridge, it's on the corner.