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Fox & Hounds

107 Barnston Road
CH61 1BW

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 9 Mon - Sat
12 - 8 Sun


Stange & Co Ltd

About the Pub

Reopened in November 2018 after a refurbishment which included a large conservatory extension to the lounge. Now with an emphasis on food, the bar and snug of the old pub have been retained but with a hole in the wall between the two rooms - meaning the snug is not as 'snug' as it once was.

Historic Interest

The Ale House Register of 1561 lists a pub in Barnston and although its location is unknown, it may have been on the same site as the Fox & Hounds. By 1822 there was a pub known as the Flag, later the Hen & Chickens by 1824 and the Black Horse by 1831; again, it is not known if this became the Fox & Hounds listed in Bagshaw’s Directory of 1850. There was certainly a pub operating on the site of the current Fox & Hounds from at least the 1820s as the Sportman’s Arms but was also known as the Fox & Hounds. It was an Argyle Brewery (late Birkenhead Brewery) pub from at least 1865. The pub was demolished and rebuilt in 1910 at which time it was formally renamed the Fox & Hounds.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Brimstage Trapper's Hat Bitter
  • Theakston Best Bitter
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Purple Moose --varies--

Source: National

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Fox & Hounds, Barnston


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Regionally Important Historic Interior

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Fox & Hounds

107 Barnston Road
CH61 1BW

Sat Nav Reference

53.342396, -3.08359


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Route 73

Closest Station (1500m)



On A551

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