Pub names take a special place in British history and some of them date back to centuries ago. Pub signs often reveal something about a town’s past and no matter how strange some of them may sound, they’re traditionally inspired by folklore, local symbols, religious influences, royalty, heroes or have another origin. And while there are many pubs with original names, you can also find plenty of strangely-named inns that make you wonder what’s actually going on inside. Here are 10 of the weirdest pub names in Britain:

#1 My Fathers Moustache

Louth, Lincolnshire


#2 The Cock Inn

Sarratt, Hertfordshire

#3 The Old Thirteenth Cheshire Astley Volunteer Rifleman Corps Inn

Stalybridge, Cheshire

#4 The Bucket of Blood

Phillack, Cornwall

#5 The Famous Cock

Islington, London

#6 The Quiet Woman

Earl Sterndale, Derbyshire

#7 The Foul Mouthed Count

Hampshire, Dorset

#8 The Bunch Of Carrots

Hampton Bishop, Herefordshire

#9 Cat & Custard Pot Inn

Shipton Moyne, Tetbury

#10 Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem

Nottingham, England


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