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We are looking forward to welcoming to the BIrd in th’hand OFF LICENCE

Opening Thursday to Sunday 12pm til 8pm.

Selling all your favourite beers plus some run of mill beers.

Only Two customers at a time in the shop and must practice social distancing.

Hand Sanitiser will be available.

Please support small local businesses. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Bird in th'hand

(also known as Wine Shop Darwen)

225 Duckworth Street

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Opening Times

Monday3.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Tuesday3.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Wednesday3.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Thursday3.00 pm - 8.00 pm
FridayMidday - 1.00 am
SaturdayMidday - 1.00 am
SundayMidday - Midnight



About the Pub

Opened in December 2018, bar & bottle shop with 4 handpumps and 1 boxed cider, 10 craft lines, which includes 3 ciders. One wall has shelves filled with a wide range of Belgian, International and UK bottled beers (some of which are bottle conditioned) as well as craft ciders, which can be consumed on or off the premises.

A back room has benches with a log burner and a further room with relaxing sofas. When completed there will be an outdoor backyard smoking area with tables and chairs. Toilets are located upstairs.

May close early if quiet at the start of the week.

Historic Interest

It was a pub over 100 years ago which is where the name comes from.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Blackedge --varies--
  • Hopstar --varies--
  • Three B's --varies--

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Bird in th'hand, Darwen


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    1 usually from Snails Bank.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Bowland, Hopstar, Three B's.


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • RealFire Real Fire

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Bird in th'hand

225 Duckworth Street

Sat Nav Reference

53.697027, -2.468904


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
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Nearby Bus Routes (250m)

Blackburn Bus: 1

Nearby Station (300m)


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