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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this pub and have been in a few times over the years. It must have one of the most original and unspoilt interiors of any pub in Britain. The beer is excellent and served to perfection. The elderly proprietors are fine and happy to tell you about the history of the pub, which is very interesting. However on... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Called in last week for a pint after at least 30 years since my previous visit. It was exactly as I remembered it. There are no pumps on the bar, the selection of 3 or 4 real ales come direct from barrels on a shelf behind the bar. Seating areas are three separate small rooms in this ancient looking stone... More 

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Thank Scotty975
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Lovely old pub, unspoilt and quirky. Real ales served from the barrel. Recommend the Hartington India Pale Ale. An open fire, and table tops made from billiard tables make the place really unique. The only twenty first century concessions are electricity and inside toilets. A real feel of Merry Old England.

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Milton, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

During a walking tour of the Peak District and surroundings I had the pleasure of spending a night at The Barley Mow Inn in Kirk Ireton I had heard of the inn through the internet where people spoke highly of its simple, rustic and friendly atmosphere. I booked accommodation there and I was not disappointed. Tony and Mary Short, the... More 

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Norwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

On holiday with friends, we walked from Shottle to Carsington Water, and came across the Barley Mow Inn on our route. At first we were not sure if it was open, as it looks like an old house. The bar almost seems like it is in someones front room, and the beers on offer were not like the beers you... More 

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Coventry
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

What to expect. A bed, a bathroom, tv , tea/coffee making facilities and breakfast all to an average standard and you will not be disappointed. We really enjoyed our 3 night stay in the twin room and once you become use to Mary, Jenny and Tony(owners) they are actually very sweet with good hearts and really love their beautiful village... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

One day in Carsington the mist came down and you couldnt see ten feet in front; there were Derbyshire sights to be seen but you couldnt see them one this day so we took refuge in the Barley Mow, where the fire was lit. Great local ales in casks served through a little hatch, big dog wandering through, we sat... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

My friends and I visited the pub a few weeks ago. It would not be to everyones taste as it is a very old and quirky pub but well worth the visit. It was like stepping back in time. Its a family run pub and the owners are very friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We were staying in a cottage at Kirk Ireton to let in the New Year. We wandered into the Barley Mow which is just as it is described in the other reviews. Very Quirky with a small hatch where the beer is served from a jug. Only enough to seat about 20 people but everyone was very friendly. At about... More 

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Harpenden, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

The pub is a wonderful experience with 'unspoilt' not doing it justice. If you like chain pubs this probably isn't for you but the Barley Mow with its beer from the casks (no food - the community shop is next door) is a wonderful place to while away the hours. I stayed overnight in one of the rooms across the... More 

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Additional Information about Barley Mow Inn

Address: Main Street, Kirk Ireton DE6 3JP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Kirk Ireton
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Barley Mow Hotel Kirk Ireton
Barley Mow Inn Kirk Ireton, Derbyshire
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