The Whitchaff

Proper local pub with accommodation in Rawtenstall

Outside Pub

About Us

Once an old coaching house, The Whitchaff can be found on the edge of Rawtenstall on the road to Edenfield and Bury. A traditional gastro pub, serving homemade food and drinks and a beer garden with panoramic views of the Rossendale valley.

  • Food
  • Beer garden

A little more about us

The stone building dates from 1761, it was once an old coaching house. It’s been a pub for well over 100 years and used to be called the Hare & Hounds; the present unusual name, adopted in the 1970’s, is a combination of the shortened names of two of the owners of the day.

Contact Us

The Whitchaff
371 Bury Road

01706 213198

Opening Times

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We're open
12:00 - 22:00

The finest pub restaurant in Rawtenstall
The best gin & prosecco selection in Lancashire?

The best gin & prosecco selection in Lancashire?

We are proud to serve Robinsons beers alongside a tempting selection of old and new world wines, to complement our restaurant style menu. You’ll be happy to hear that the Whitchaff also boasts a great collection of artisan gins and great value prosecco, an excellent way to while away an evening.

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