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Fancy a pint in Blackburn?

Fancy a pint in Blackburn?

If you are looking for somewhere to drink ahead of, or even after the Blackburn game, this weekend then here are a couple of tried and tested watering holes that I would suggest...

Name: The Fernhurst Hotel
Address: 466 Bolton Road, Blackburn, BB2 4JP.

This one we used this season (08/09), briefly for a quick pint prior to the game. A little bit pricier than some areas of Blackburn but pretty packed with Pompey fans. Parking available.

Its about 5 mins walk, max, to Ewood Park - here are directions...

Walking directions to Blackburn Rovers Football Club
0.2 mi - about 4 mins

The Fernhurst Hotel
466 Bolton Road, Blackburn, BB2 4JP.

1. Head northwest on A666/Bolton Rd toward Stewart St 0.2 mi
2. Turn right at Tweed St 102 ft

Blackburn Rovers Football Club
Ewood Park, Nuttall St, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 4JF.

(Added by Ken/pompeyrug)

Name: The Golden Cup
Address: 610 Blackburn Rd, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 0AJ.

This one we used by Ken a couple of times. Good friendly pub, mixed fans and good prices - a little further from the ground but well worth it, and not exactly a million miles away either! Parking around too.

Its about 20 mins walk to Ewood Park - here are directions...

Walking directions to Blackburn Rovers Football Club
1.1 mi - about 21 mins

The Golden Cup
610 Blackburn Rd, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 0AJ.

1. Head northwest on A666/Blackburn Rd toward A666
Continue to follow A666 1.1 mi
2. Turn right at Tweed St 102 ft

Blackburn Rovers Football Club
Ewood Park, Nuttall St, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 4JF.

(Added by Ken/pompeyrug)

As I say the drinks are a little more 'pricy' in The Fernhurst as you are literally minutes from the ground, but this is where most Pompey fans gathered before the game last year, sadly I cannot make it either pub or even to the game time round, which is a pain...

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Friday November 6 2009
Time: 8:00AM

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Fenhurst is the main away pub guys, plus you only have to turn left out of the pubs main grounds and walk 3/4 minutes and you are there!
Mikey Delap
06/11/2009 08:49:00
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Check out the latest edition of "A good going Rover" with your very own Pompey Rug! http://www.blackburn.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=176481
Mikey Delap
06/11/2009 08:52:00
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I had an awesome night out in Darwen last time I was up in Blackburn in our first Premiership season. Very messy!!
PFCGino
06/11/2009 10:54:00
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Don't go there Gino we believe you.
eastneydave
06/11/2009 13:34:00
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According to their site you can get a free pie with a pint in the ground.
king billy
06/11/2009 15:13:00
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So which Vital Pompey members are making the trip tomorrow then?
tracyc
06/11/2009 18:00:00
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I was Tracy, but I have been let down - again!
gandor1
06/11/2009 22:04:00
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yep, fernhurst is on the doorstep - i found it a touch expensive, especially by northern standards, but hey hoo...

i wish i was going tracy, i would have but as it has been a double birthday week this week i had to keep this weekend free!
pompeyrug
07/11/2009 00:51:00
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