White BearGisburn Road
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Housed in a Grade II listed building, this as possibly the largest pub in Barrowford, In 1774 John Wesley, the Methodist preacher, had to hide here when he was chased by a local mob. Before it was the White Bear, this building, built in 1607, used to be the home of cotton king, John Hargreaves. It features modern seating arrangements inside and plenty of benches outside. The pub is popular with younger people and is especially busy on weekends. The car park is located 20 yards up Pasture lane on the right. It's pay and display but take your ticket into the bar for a full refund.