The Dog and Partridge is situated in a prominent position on the Woodhead Pass between Manchester and Sheffield.
Originally a farmhouse and alehouse, the inn has a long history of offering shelter and a warm welcome to those crossing the Pennines. No matter what the weather is like outside, the roaring log fire, traditional oak beams and exposed brick walls are guaranteed to warm the coldest of hands and faces. The bar serves a selection of locally brewed, hand-pulled ales as well as a wide range of whiskies and gins. If you find yourself there on a Saturday night, be prepared to get involved in the weekly sing-along; it’s been going strong for 40 years and all are very welcome to join in. In the summer months, there’s an extensive outdoor seating area with spectacular views of the surrounding Peak District National Park.
The food on offer at the Dog and Partridge is hearty and generous. The steak and ale pie is a particular favourite and the breakfasts cater for every conceivable taste. There are two function rooms available for hire; the inn has a marriage licence and ceremonies for up to 80 people can be accommodated.
The adjacent 18th Century barn has been renovated to provide stylish and modern en-suite bedrooms to suit all budgets. The first floor rooms offer far-reaching views and all have been attractively decorated whilst retaining original features.
Located in the Peak District National Park, the Dog and Partridge is a great place to base yourself at if you’re exploring by foot or by bike. There’s ample cycle storage available, as well as all the tools you may need to give your bike the quick once over before setting off again after a recharge. Manchester, Sheffield and Huddersfield are all within easy reach, making the inn a popular destination for those wanting to escape urban life for a day or two.