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The Flying Childers Inn

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
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Updated 12/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 12/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


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Reviewed 31 October 2020

We popped into the Flying Childers this week, having taken our dogs for a walk on Stanton moor before lunch. We haven’t been here for a few years and we really enjoyed our lunch. Having the dogs we sat outside, (it was thankfully not raining!)...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

This pub provides us a well earned lunch after a walk to the 9 ladies. Unfortunately we missed our timed booking, but managed to get a table outside in the sun. Would definitely recommend for lunch as service was friendly, good value and food was...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Just had to write this little pub a review after I visited for a post-walk lunch with partner and toddler. We're all vegan and often struggle to find places where there is a good range of options and we enjoy eating out. Definitely no problems...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 14 March 2020 via mobile

This tiny two room pub up on the edge of Stanton Moor is a gem. Cosy village atmosphere, friendly people and tasty homemade lunch items. I'm vegetarian and usually struggle to find anything for me the average pub fayre menu. Not so here. A tasty...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 14 January 2020

We were in the village for New Year and the Flying Childers Inn made us so welcome, as did all the locals, The management and staff couldn't do enough for us and we had a great time, Good choice of hand-pulled beers

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 25 November 2019 via mobile

Busy family real ale pub passed down to the daughter, we visited on the Saturday and they were running a Christmas market with local crafts outside in the carpark with a bar Well kept beer, good bar with plenty of charicter.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 16 October 2019 via mobile

A splendid Sunday spent in the warmth of the Flying Childers Inn, this pub is everything about a small village, beautiful and quaint just like Stanton in the peak, inside your welcomed by the lovely Richard and Sophie, who have great knowledge on their gins,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
w00drichard, Owner at The Flying Childers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. All the best, Richard & Sophie

Reviewed 7 October 2019

Called in for lunch whilst touring with Vintage Adventure Tours. A lovely little pub that will be on our list for a future “drop in”. A warm welcome and an equally warm atmosphere. Do not expect an extensive menu, it is perfectly adequate, service good,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 19 September 2019

This has always been one of my favourite Peak pubs and we brought friends here following a walk last month. Previously we have enjoyed incredible game casserole, the best chicken soup I have ever eaten, home-made ice-cream and other unexpected delights. This time we got...More

Date of visit: August 2019
w00drichard, Owner at The Flying Childers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2019

Hi Ali, Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your stay. We appreciate your feedback and will use it to help improve in the future. You'll be glad to hear that our fantastic Pheasant casseroles are back on the menu (as Pheasant season has started this...More

Reviewed 26 August 2019

The Flying Childers is a pub in the village of Stanton in the Peak and the winner of Unspoilt pub of the year 2019. We stayed in the village whilst exploring the Peak District and visited the pub twice. What a fantastic friendly place! Everyone...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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I'm sorry I have no idea, but the pub is going to be run by his daughter, so she may be able to help you.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Flying Childers Inn
    Is The Flying Childers Inn implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, The Flying Childers Inn is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is The Flying Childers Inn rated?
    The Flying Childers Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5