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  • Golborne Road, Winwick, Warrington, WA2 8LF
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  • 01925 631416
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  • Open 11:30 - 23:00


It is with great sadness we have called last orders in all our pubs for the time being to support the fight against COVID-19. But don’t worry, we are busy working on opening our doors again with the safety of our teams and customers as our number one priority. While we continue to follow government guidelines, we’re getting excited for the day we can meet again and raise a glass in the pub.

Until then, stay safe, and don’t forget us!

The Swan



While our pubs are closed, we’ve decided to open a virtual pub, The Lock Inn. We know many of our customers are feeling cut-off from their friends and for some a visit to the pub is the only social contact they will have in a day. The Lock Inn aims to help tackle loneliness and isolation by offering activities and entertainment to encourage interaction. We’re starting with a WEEKLY INTERACTIVE QUIZ on Wednesdays at 6pm and ROCK AND ROLL BINGO every Friday at the same time, with more events and community support activities planned over the coming weeks.



All meetings, events and hotel bookings have been cancelled at this venue up until 31st May 2020. If you have an enquiry about your booking, please call 0345 60 86 040. For cancellation queries click here.

Pub Classics

We pride ourselves on serving the best British pub classics.

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Veggie & Vegan

Discover our delicious menu made specially for vegetarian and vegans.

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View our range of pies, indulgent and delicious, which pie will you choose?

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We are closed

As of the 20 March we are closed. It is with great sadness we are calling last orders in all our pubs for the time being, given the escalation of the coronavirus crisis.

Welcome to the



Rebuilt in the 1880's on the site of the former coaching inn, The Swan is a glorious example of Victorian architecture, with striking Tudor Revival half-timbered gables atop red-brick chequered walls. Standing opposite the 13th century Grade I listed St Oswald's Church, where Cromwell's troops rested after the bloody Battle of Winwick Pass, The Swan is at the heart of the historic village of Winwick. Winwick Parish is surrounded by the attractive countryside of Sankey Valley from its wooded hillsides and lowlands to the panoramic heights of purple moorland and wild hills. The coast-to-coast Trans-Pennine Trail passes close by at Sankey Valley Country Park. The historic Swan Inn is a perfect point from which to explore the Cheshire countryside, with a lovely beer garden for al fresco dining in summer, and a delicious seasonal pub menu and Sunday roasts served all-year-round.historic pub page. The Swan is a splendid 19th century Victorian tavern on the site of the former coaching inn of the same name, located in the picturesque Cheshire village of Winwick on the old turnpike road from Warrington to Wigan, now the A49. Rebuilt in the 1880’s at the height of Victorian enthusiasm for Tudor Revival architecture, this attractive inn with half-timbered gables on brick walls of chequered red and grey dominates the crossroads that formed the ancient centre of Winwick village. Opposite the historic 13th century church, itself built on the site of an earlier place of worship recorded in the Domesday Book, The Swan hosted travellers on the turnpike road and pilgrims journeying to St Oswald’s Well. The well water is believed to have special healing powers.


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