Welcome to The Crooked Billet

2021 Now Open

Inside for over 18’s only

Families welcome outside

Various hot pies and peas, and hot beef sandwiches.

Cash payments only outside, both card and cash inside. Masks must be worn to access indoor toilets.

Fri-Sun bookings advisable.

To book: use Messenger or email ajleigh68@hotmail.com

Thankyou, Alison.

Opening Hours

Monday-Thursday  3pm-11pm
Friday 12noon – Midnight
Saturday & Sunday 12 Noon – Midnight

Traditional Country Pub

Serving the best cask ales.

A place to socialise and make new friends.

We welcome walkers (& dogs), cyclists and everyone else passing through.

Cask Mark

Alison & Paul have an establishment that is a real hub of the community, a place Worsthorne can be proud of. Customers travel from far and wide to sample the excellent range of real ales, especially from our local Worsthorne Brewery.

The pub is Cask Marque accredited and hosts various Camra social events. We have won the Burnley Area ‘Pub of the Year’ Award from CAMRA for 2013. Voted as Burnley’s Best Bar, December 2014 in Burnley Express, see here, and with our certificate.

A great range of lagers on draught including ‘Peroni’ only adds excellence to this lovely village pub.

Food served at weekends and bank holidays, and by prior arrangement for groups during the week.

Regular Events

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Burnley’s Best Bar

Just before Christmas we were voted as Burnley's Best Bar by a reader vote in the Burnley Express. A big thanks to everyone who voted for us Please have a look at the full Burnley Express article by clicking here (pdf file) And landlady Alison Leigh said she was...

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My Worsthorne with Alison Leigh

"PUB landlady Alison Leigh, 45, bought the Crooked Billet pub in Worsthorne 16 months ago. Before this, she worked at the pub for around 20 years and has lived in the village for 30 years." Discussion with Alison, click the image to see a larger version. "I like the...

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Real Ale Pub of the Year 2013 in Burnley

Toast to success Celebrations at real ale pub of the year "CHEERS One of the best places for a celebration is a pub and at the Crooked Billet at Worsthorne regulars toasted landlady Alison Leigh and husband Paul Miller, centre, as the watering hole has been named as...

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Talking Beer: Crooked Billet Worsthorne

Read the article in the Burnley Express, 13th July 2013 by Mark Briggs "A true, local community boozer, is how I would describe the pub ...." "It’s so good to see a once ailing pub now thriving in the area..."        

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Our Permanent Ales

Reedley Hallows Billet Blond Label

Billet Blonde

Acorn Brewery Barnsley Bitter

Barnsley Bitter

Timothy Taylors Boltmaker


Timothy Taylors Boltmaker

Classic Blonde

Guest Ales

We always have Guest Ales available from Breweries near and far. They change on a weekly basis.

The Guest House Worsthorne is an ideal place for an overnight stay in Worsthorne for business or pleasure, and it’s just across the road from the Crooked Billet, less than a minute’s walk.

To one side of the guest house is the Village Store, the other side of the tea rooms.

The Guest House Worsthorne

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