Our Village

Our Village

Litton is not only a beautiful village, it is an active and thriving community, with a primary school, a village hall, a church and a chapel as well as an excellent community-run village shop. The pub is a focal point for many of the village social and fund-raising activities that take place, but visitors are always made to feel welcome.

A particularly rewarding time to visit is during the annual Litton Well dressings (usually the last week in June), when villagers create a picture from flower petals and other natural materials, and celebrate Wakes Night with music, a fun fair, barbecue, stalls, a tug-of-war and a torchlight procession. On Boxing Day, the pub plays host to a traditional carol concert with Cressbrook Brass band.

Places to Stay

The Red Lion does not offer bed and breakfast, but there are great places to stay within easy walking distance. All have been tried and tested by friends and family so we are happy to recommend them.

Hall Farm – Annette & Fraser Scott 01298 872172 - www.users.waitrose.com/~jfscott/
Beacon House – Janet Parsons 01298 871752 - www.beaconhse.co.uk

For self-catering accommodation and other B&Bs in and around Litton and Tideswell - www.visitlitton.co.uk

There is a Youth Hostel a short distance away at Ravenstor –  Ravenstor Youth Hostel
Learn to use a map and compass - silvanavigationschool.com

Call us on 01298 871458 to book a table especially at weekends and holiday periods

Opening Times:

Please see note at the top of this page about our forthcoming food service at the top of this page.
Open every day from 12 noon until Late.
Food Served 12 noon until 9pm Monday - Saturday
and 12 noon until 8pm Sunday
We do have a range of Gluten free items available but cannot guarantee that all will be available. If you have a gluten free diet or a special food request, then it is best to mention this when you book your table.


See us in The Good Pub guide
5* Hygiene Rating

Please Note: Due to the size and nature of the pub,
we are unable to accommodate babies and children under the age of 6.


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