Pub Walk No 6 – Eccy Road – This walk starts from Champs and goes all the way up Eccy Road to Hunters Bar and then round the back of Eccy Road to Stags Head passing 2 more pubs, you could then walk down Sharrow Lane and continue along London Road.
You can download a pdf file of the 8 pubs here walk6
This is a walk along Ecclesall Road and round the back of Sharrow and then upto the top of Sharrow Lane and you can continue walking down to London Road.
(Pub1) – Champs –This is a sports bar and has a couple of ales, expect Moonshine and Farmers Blonde, they dont do much else, the food is nice here and on a Saturday plenty of football is shown. Its a good start to what is a long walk.
(Pub2) – Nursery Tavern – cross over the road and you will come to this pub, again another sports pub so football is shown alot, the food is nice here as well and they have a massive beer garden, I dont know any other pub which has such a large one, ale wise its Moonshine, and a few others. This is a very student type of pub, I do feel old when I go in here.
(Pub3) – Portland House – This is right outside the Nursery tavern, one of two micropubs (pubs in a shop) on this road, this one is owned by Welbeck Brewery so expect some of their ales, and they do have some nice guest ales, there is no music so this pub is nice and quiet, you can buy Welbeck Brewery bottle ales here.
(Pub4) – Porter Brook – It is quite a walk to the next served, the ales are all the same except for one pub, this one is a Greene King pub so their ales are which rotates. If you are doing this walk on a always on, this is another pub showing sport as Saturday then you will get a seat. well, food is also served, they have a small beer garden at the back and front of the pub.
(Pub5) – Beer House – The 2nd micropub and this one has rotating guest ales, and they are quite nice, a very quiet pub and does get busy sometimes. 6 ales are here and you will be lucky to get a wifi signal.
(Pub6) – Lescar – now you walk round the corner of Hunters Bar and head down the back of Eccy Road, this one also has guest ales so you never know what to expect, food is served here and plenty of seats, there is s small beer garden at the front with a few tables. They also hold beer festivals in their main back room. There is also a beer garden at the back of the pub.
(Pub7) – Porter Cottage – This one features quite a few bands, and plenty of seats here, there is no food
(Pub8) – Stags Head – if you walk up the hill you will see this pub just off the roundabout, a Thornbridge pub so yes its features all Thornbridge ales, plenty of seats and they do serve food, a beer garden is at the side.
If you walk down Sharrow Lane you will eventually come on London Road and walk back into town and take in a few more pubs. These pubs will be Cremorne, Old crown Inn, Clubhouse and round the back to Beer Engine