A canal-side thatched hamlet in rural Lancashire

A canalside haven of thatched roof buildings, just off the A6 Garstang Road at Bilsborrow, near Preston will have you transfixed. Family owned and run for over 4 decades by the Wilkinson family.

Explore the Hamlet


The team here at Guy’s Thatched Hamlet welcome you back. Our hamlet is open for outside hospitality. Guy’s Restaurant & Pizzeria and Owd Nell’s Tavern are open for outside eating and drinking. Guy’s Canalside Lodge is fully open. PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES ALL HOSPITALITY IS OUTSIDE - PLEASE DRESS ACCORDINGLY! THE RULE OF SIX OR TWO HOUSEHOLDS APPLIES. UNFORTUNATELY WE DO NOT ACCEPT MULTIPLE TABLE BOOKINGS .

Stay at Guy's Thatched Hamlet


Situated on the Lancaster Canal, our thatched canalside lodge offers every modern comfort you expect from a hotel today. Set in a clutch of individual cottage blocks we are ideally sited for the business executive or holiday maker.

Relaxing nights
Guy's Thatched Hamlet restaurants

Eat and drink

The ever popular Guy's Eating Establishment, Restaurant & Pizzeria, serving a varied international menu from, pizza and fresh pasta to Angus steaks and the freshest fish, and 'Owd Nell’s Canalside Tavern serving her country tavern fayre along with quality cask beers, ales, continental lagers complemented by a wide range of world wines, spirits and soft drinks for you to enjoy.



Food at the Hamlet
Spaces to hire at Guy's Thatched Hamlet


Guy's Thatched Hamlet have various areas around the Hamlet that maybe booked for private parties, conference and team building.

Sports hire includes our cricket ground, crown green bowling green with thatched pavilions and bar. An ideal venue for all your needs.

Available spaces

Events in the Hamlet

There's always something going on in Guy's Thatched Hamlet. From family events to beer festivals, there's something for everyone!

Friday Feeling

Every Friday

Guy's Canalside Lodge

Had a hard week at work? If the answer is YES you need our "Friday Feeling". Enjoy an evening and unwind here at Guy's Thatched Hamlet for only £89.50 per couple.

3, Guy's Thatched Hamlet, St. Michael's Road, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire. PR3 0RS

Quiz Night Returns

Every Thursday

'Owd Nell's Canalside Tavern

Owd Nell’s Quiz Night is Back. Come and join us every Thursday. Paul’s ‘More Than Just a Quiz’ Quiz! £2 per person, Quiz, Supper, and ‘Play Your Cards Right’. Paul kicks the quiz off at 9pm, with it coming to a close at 11pm. All areas covered and heated.

2, Guy's Thatched Hamlet, St. Michael's Road, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire. PR3 0RS

A Field Full Of Fun

8 May 2021 - 9 May 2021 , 10:00am

15 May 2021 - 16 May 2021 , 10:00am

22 May 2021 - 23 May 2021 , 10:00am

27 May 2021 - 6 June 2021 , 10:00am

A Field of Fun has arrived at Guy’s, with children’s rides, crazy golf, water boats and lots more!

Find out more
Guy's Thatched Hamlet, St. Michael's Road, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire. PR3 0RS
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