A wander around the streets of Hyde, at public houses past and present
On this blog and many others of a beer related nature, we see many a tale of pubs closing and being asset stripped by Pubcos/Hospitality Based Estate Agents. Ashton-under-Lyne is one place that features in the same paragraphs.
It is worth noting that Hyde has taken a similar hit. Its casualties being some good pubs like The Unity and The George. In spite of this, the town centre has three ‘must-see’ pubs for any real ale enthusiast. Four if you count The Cotton Bale. From Kingston Bridge to Godley Arches, our round-up has a bias towards the town centre. There is some random diversions to others past and present, which are a short bus ride or walk away.
To supplement our previous round-ups of Ashton and Stalybridge pubs, one on Hyde is long overdue. In spite of the title, we may throw in a few clubs.
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