Our Favourite Blackburn Beer Gardens!

Enjoying a drink in the sun is a British tradition. It's a tale as old as time. Our weather is notoriously temperamental, so when the sun decides to come out, we need to make the most of it. With that in mind, here are four of our favourite beer gardens in Blackburn.


The Clog and Billycock, Blackburn

Billinge End Rd, Blackburn BB2 6QB

Nestled in the picturesque village of Pleasington, The Clog and Billycock offers a charming countryside setting just a short drive from Blackburn’s town centre. The beer garden is snug but laid out beautifully and provides an ideal setting to unwind with a drink. The Clog and Billycock serves a diverse range of craft beers, ciders, and classic ales, complemented by a mouth-watering menu featuring locally sourced ingredients. Whether you’re here for a casual drink or a sit-down meal, the service and selection on offer make it a great option for residents and visitors alike.

The Rock Inn , Tockholes

Tockholes Rd, Tockholes, Darwen BB3 0LU

The Rock Inn is a quintessential English pub situated in the village of Tockholes, offering a summery beer garden experience. Surrounded by the lush Lancashire countryside, with views of the Ribble Estuary, this charming establishment is the perfect spot for a relaxing drink or meal outdoors. The beer garden is spacious and well-maintained, providing plenty of seating, ideal for enjoying a sunny afternoon or a peaceful evening. With a variety of cask ales, ciders, lagers, wines, and spirits, The Rock Inn combines rustic charm with modern comforts, making it a must-visit destination for beer lovers in the Blackburn area.

The Ranken Arms, Hoddlesden

Queen St, Hoddlesden, Darwen BB3 3LY

Located in the quaint village of Hoddlesden, The Ranken Arms is a beloved local pub known for its warm atmosphere and inviting beer garden. This hidden gem offers a stylish outdoor space where you can kick back and enjoy a pint of your favourite brew. The garden is partially turfed, with shaded decking around the perimeter, boasting a variety of seating both in and out of the sun, with miniature greenhouses adorning one side. Thanks to the classy lighting and candid canopies, the outside space makes for an elegant evening drinking spot and a must-visit for avid beer-garden fans in Blackburn.

The Millstone, Mellor

Church Ln, Mellor, Blackburn BB2 7JR

The Millstone in the heart of Mellor offers an inviting outdoor area that can be seen from the roadside. In the summer months, the beer garden makes for a clean and contemporary outdoor drinking experience, perfect for a casual beverage or a full-blown binge in the sun. This country pub is the perfect traditional setting and with a fantastic selection of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to choose from, The Millstone should be on your list of beer gardens to visit in the Blackburn area.