Here are the most popular beer gardens in Lancashire

With news of a heat wave to come later this month, we check out the best beer gardens, as voted by readers.

Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 4:22 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 6:05 pm
Bay Horse, Thornton
The Continental, in South Meadow Lane, Preston, has a large garden area outside, offering views of the River Ribble. The venue has various beer festivals, music events and cultural nights.
The Eagle and Child, in Church Road, Leyland, has a walled outdoor seating area, tucked away to with plenty of trees and greenery.
The Bay Horse, in Station Road, Thornton Cleveleys, is a Sizzling pub, with an attractive seating area outside.
The Ship Inn, in Bunker Street, Freckleton, has a large beer garden which provides views across Freckleton Marsh - a great spot for bird lovers. It is also an early stop on The Coastal Walk from Freckleton to Lytham and St Annes.
Cosmopolitan, in St Georges Street, Chorley, is a modern smart/casual restaurant, wine and cocktail bar. It has a smart paved outdoor area, with comfy sofas, rattan furniture and tropical greenery.