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1, Chorley New Road

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 7



About the Pub

A grand local landmark, near University of Bolton stadium, Rivington Park and West Pennine Moors. Lever Park across the road was a gift from Lord Leverhulme, the soap magnate and great benefactor to his home town. Regular winner of Horwich in Bloom, Darts and Dominoes teams play on Tuesday and Thursday evenings in vault and games areas. Various artists provide entertainment on Saturday and Sunday evenings. A free to enter Smartphone Quiz is held every Wednesday from 7.30pm with a bar vouchers for the winner! The bar supports fourteen handpumps- serving eight different beers- four Holt beers and four guests. The Crown is one of the few Holt's Pubs serving not only a range of their own beers including the hard-to-find mild, but also beers from other breweries. These may include one from from Blackedge, the award-winning brewery just down the road in Horwich, and at least two others often from other local micros. Winner Bolton CAMRA Spring Pub of the Season 2016.

Historic Interest

Civic Award from Horwich Council as the pub built in 1888 is the oldest building still standing that retains its original purpose. See

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Joseph Holt Bitter
  • Joseph Holt IPA
  • Joseph Holt Mild
  • Joseph Holt Two Hoots

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Bank Top --varies--
  • Blackedge --varies--
  • Bootleg --varies--

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Crown, Horwich


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking

    To the side of pub.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    In the Vault, dog water bowls outside.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Wednesday night Pub Quiz 8pm.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    On Saturday or Sunday Evenings.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Sky and BT.

  • WiFi Wifi

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1, Chorley New Road

Sat Nav Reference

53.602016, -2.55402


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Nearby Bus Routes (25m)

125 (Bolton to Preston via Horwich and Cho), 575 (Bolton to Horwich via Chorley New Road)

Closest Station (1500m)


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