The Ship Inn
or The Blood Tub
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Wheat Lane
L40 4BX 


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The Ship in at Lathom or the Blood Tub as it is known is a large pub/restaurant next to the junction of the Rufford Branch and the mainline. The canal and the Top Lock can be found behind the pub. The pub has dining rooms and a boot room which welcomes dogs. There is outdoor seating. There are at least six real ales on tap and a menu of classic English pub food. The pubs nickname comes from its history as a place to find black pudding or a fight. There is a large car park opposite the pub. 

Pub:  7 out of 10 with  35 votes.

Beer: 8 out of 10 with  34 votes.

Food: 7 out of 10 with  33 votes.



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This page was last updated on 21-Sep-2012