TOP 10 HOYLAND PUBS – TAP & BREW, HOYLAND COMMON

  Of all the places in the UK that seem to function only as Beer Guide headings, Hoyland is probably the greatest. Unless you can tell me any other reason why Hoyland exists. For context, I know people who’ve never been to Sheffield, let alone Barnsley. They probably think Hoyland is in Holland. But this… Continue reading TOP 10 HOYLAND PUBS – TAP & BREW, HOYLAND COMMON

WHATPUB SNOBBERY IN THE BARNSLEY BORDERS

Pigs are in the news again, I hear (possibly not in Canada). Any excuse for a classic “pig head on the Barnsley pub bar” shot. I still can’t work out what it was for. Hotel prices in University cities always rocket up when students move in. As a revered “tight git”, this meant swerving the usual… Continue reading WHATPUB SNOBBERY IN THE BARNSLEY BORDERS