If you'd like to find out more about our pub we are featured in numerous books and articles  listed below:


Wikipedia : en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotch_Piper_Inn

The Guide Liverpool ~ 10 oldest pubs liverpool

Best country pubs within 1hr drive of Liverpool ~ Liverpool Echo

10 of the oldest pubs in Lancashire ~ Lancashire Live

National Heritage : Historic England 

Lydiate Loop : Lydiate Parish Council

Visit Sefton

The Mersey Forest

Robbie Cummings Narrow Boat Log Youtube (7.28 mins in)

1985 Survey of the pub


Britain's Best Real Heritage Pubs 2013

Camra's Good Beer Guide 2021 & 2022 (Under our management)

Camra's Good Beer Guide 2016 

Pub Walks for Motorists: Lancashire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester 2005

Curiosities of Merseyside 2005 Robert Nicholls

Sefton in 50 Buildings 2017 Hugh Hollinghurst

Unusual Pubs by Boot, Bike and Boat 2017 Bob Barton

Lancashire's Historic Pubs 2006 Peter Thomas

Riches and religion: The story of three buildings in Lydiate 1992 Stephen W. Manning

Burtonwood Brewery 1867-1967 Paperback