The 10 oldest bars in the world (I)

by Marta Burgués

From the oldest inns to caves, these bars take over 1000 years standing, serving all the people who come to try the local beers and drinks.

Each one of these bars has a story, and all claim to be the oldest. In this first chapter, we’ll know those located in the UK, with ghost stories and historical characters that will surprise you. Know them and… why not? get motivated to travel and visit them!

Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem:

Located in Nottingham, this pub has 825 years standing. It was an old inn build upon a cave network. Some archaeologists indicated after an excavation in 1970 that the caves were built in the twelfth century.

Old Ferry Boat:

Located in St. Ives, in the UK, with 614 years this pub has a reputation for the ghostly presence that accompanies its customers. Supposedly it’s a jilted teenager named Juliet. This inn is located by the Cambridgeshire river, and the site was founded in 1400.

Ye Olde Man & Scythe:

This 763 year old pub was first mentioned in 1251. In this site was murdered James Stanley, Earl of Derby and guilty of the murder of 1644 people. It is said that his ghost haunts the pub… Another interesting detail is that the pub has been remodeled several times, but his cellar remains intact.

The Bingley Arms:

Located in Leeds, in the UK. this pub is 1061 years old. Mentioned in the Domesday Book, this pub was refuge of many during its earlier stages. It was called like this because it served as a rest to traveler priests who moved from the Abbeys of Leeds and York.

In the next chapter of this article we will know the next 5 bars… Meanwhile we can imagine what a drink there will taste, guided by these beers 🙂

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