The beautiful Bull's Head in Foolow - Perfect Peak District Pub
The beautiful Bull’s Head in Foolow – Perfect Peak District Pub

Nestled amidst the rolling hills of the Peak District, in the very pretty village of Foolow, The Bull’s Head is a traditional country inn dating back to at least 1753. Today it boasts all the charm and character of its ancient heritage, but with a warm, friendly atmosphere, offering fabulous food and a wide range of cask ales, malt whiskeys and fine wines. 

Even better, you can stay awhile in beautiful accommodation at The Bull’s Head too. There are three luxury King-sized bedrooms, each with great facilities and en-suite bathrooms, as well as a self-catering apartment that has a kitchen, lounge, dining area and two King-sized bedrooms. It’s the perfect place to stay to really make the most of your time in this stunning part of the Peak District National Park!     

About The Bull’s Head, Foolow

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The beautiful Bull’s Head in Foolow – Perfect Peak District Pub

You’ll feel at home in this delightful country village inn from the moment you walk through the heavy oak door to be greeted by flagstone floors, a crackling open log fire, and a warm, cosy bar and restaurant. 

The Bull’s Head has been providing a welcome haven for weary travellers for nearly 300 years, and it’s still a refuge for locals and visitors alike. Muddy boots and muddy paws are always welcome here!  

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Dining at The Bull’s Head

Enjoy the wide range of traditional cask beers, malt whiskeys and fine wines, or sample the delicious food that brings diners back time and time again. 

All the food at The Bull’s Head is freshly prepared using produce from local farms and dairies wherever possible, and the menus change seasonally. Choose from succulent steaks, country pub favourites and light lunches, with daily specials always available, including vegetarian choices.  

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Great dining at The Bull’s Head in Foolow – Perfect Peak District Pub

Dine in the bar for cosy comfort, or step through to the former Stable to relax and make the most of the log fire.  More formal dining is available in the restaurant to the left of the bar.

This is the perfect spot for a special celebration, romantic meal, or just a hearty refuel after a country walk.

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Accommodation at The Bull’s Head

Three Luxury King-sized Bedrooms

The Bull’s Head offers excellent accommodation, with three luxury King-sized bedrooms. Each offers wonderful countryside views and is furnished and decorated to the highest standard, whilst still retaining the ambience and warmth of this traditional country inn. Each offers all the amenities you’d expect from 4-star accommodation, including an en-suite shower room, a TV, a desk, and free wireless internet, not to mention the peace and tranquility necessary to ensure a restful night after exploring the Derbyshire wilds!

2-bedroom Apartment

The Bull’s Head also offers a beautiful self-catering apartment for up to 4 guests. There are two spacious King-sized bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, dining area, lounge area and a bathroom with a walk-in shower, bath and toilet. 

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The apartment is perfect for guests looking for a longer stay in this beautiful part of the Peak District and offers wonderful countryside views of the area. 3- and 7-night stays are available with a Friday check-in and 4-night midweek stays are available with a Monday check-in. Longer stays are available – just contact the friendly team for more information.

Breakfast can be added to your tariff if required, enjoyed each morning in the sunny dining area of the pub. 

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The apartment at The Bull’s Head is dog-friendly, and we’re sure your four-legged friend will enjoy his or her stay here as much as you will!

The Bull’s Head Location

The delightful village of Foolow dates back at least to Anglo-Saxon times; indeed its name suggests that it was probably the site of a now lost pre-historic burial mound. The village today is small but very pretty, with quiet, country lanes, limestone cottages, a village green with a medieval cross … even a picture-perfect duck pond, complete with white Aylesbury ducks!  

The lovely village of Foolow

The scene wasn’t always so quiet and peaceful, however. In the early 18th Century Foolow was a thriving centre for lead mining, and its population and wealth boomed. More people arrived with the diversion of the Sheffield to Buxton turnpike road through Foolow in the late 18th Century, at which time the Bull’s Head was one of five pubs in the village. It’s now the last survivor.  

Foolow lies within the White Peak area of the Peak District, characterised by gently rolling hills and lush green pastures criss-crossed with limestone walls. There are beautiful walks in every direction from the village. Only a short drive or a peaceful stroll away lies the historic village of Eyam, famous for its inspiring tale of courage during the Plague of 1666, and the picturesque Ashford in-the-Water, surely a contender for the prettiest village in the Peak District. Still within easy driving distance is the town of Bakewell, home of the delicious Bakewell pudding, and the country estates of Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall.

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Contact The Bulls Head

For more information or to make a booking, contact The Bull’s Head using the form below.