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(formerly Mad Ferret)

55 Fylde Rd

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Opening Times

Wednesday4.00 pm - Midnight
Thursday4.00 pm - Midnight
FridayMidday - 1.00 am
SaturdayMidday - 1.00 am


Strettles Leisure

About the Pub

The Ferret is predominantly a live music pub opposite the University student union but is not strictly a student pub. There are five handpumps featuring a changing array of beers with LocAles often featuring. One changing cask cider is also available.

Rock music (recorded) is played most of the time and there may be a cover charge on the door for some live music although Friday and Saturday nights are usually free of charge. Live music includes rock, heavy metal, jazz and many other styles. On other gig nights the doors open at 7 pm.

Branch Pub of the Season Spring 2014.

Historic Interest

The pub is part of a large and distinctive former industrial building, the site of Preston's first steam powered cotton mill, owned by John Horrocks in 1794.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 5 changing beers.

Source: National

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Ferret, Preston


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    1 changing.


  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi


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55 Fylde Rd

Sat Nav Reference

53.76399, -2.709374


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

31, 35, 61, 68

Nearby Station (900m)

Preston (Lancs)

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