Date: 5th November 2009 at 10:50pm
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If you are looking for somewhere to drink ahead of, or even after the Blackburn game, this weekend then here are a couple of tried and tested watering holes that I would suggest…

Name: The Fernhurst Hotel
Address: 466 Bolton Road, Blackburn, BB2 4JP.

This one we used this season (08/09), briefly for a quick pint prior to the game. A little bit pricier than some areas of Blackburn but pretty packed with Pompey fans. Parking available.

Its about 5 mins walk, max, to Ewood Park – here are directions…

Walking directions to Blackburn Rovers Football Club
0.2 mi – about 4 mins

The Fernhurst Hotel
466 Bolton Road, Blackburn, BB2 4JP.

1. Head northwest on A666/Bolton Rd toward Stewart St 0.2 mi
2. Turn right at Tweed St 102 ft

Blackburn Rovers Football Club
Ewood Park, Nuttall St, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 4JF.

(Added by Ken/pompeyrug)

Name: The Golden Cup
Address: 610 Blackburn Rd, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 0AJ.

This one we used by Ken a couple of times. Good friendly pub, mixed fans and good prices – a little further from the ground but well worth it, and not exactly a million miles away either! Parking around too.

Its about 20 mins walk to Ewood Park – here are directions…

Walking directions to Blackburn Rovers Football Club
1.1 mi – about 21 mins

The Golden Cup
610 Blackburn Rd, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 0AJ.

1. Head northwest on A666/Blackburn Rd toward A666
Continue to follow A666 1.1 mi
2. Turn right at Tweed St 102 ft

Blackburn Rovers Football Club
Ewood Park, Nuttall St, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 4JF.

(Added by Ken/pompeyrug)

As I say the drinks are a little more ‘pricy’ in The Fernhurst as you are literally minutes from the ground, but this is where most Pompey fans gathered before the game last year, sadly I cannot make it either pub or even to the game time round, which is a pain…

PLAY UP POMPEY!


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