Located in Ticknall village, rural Derbyshire. We offer our guests the traditional inn experience with real ales, home cooking & comfortable rooms!
We have 7 en suite B & B rooms in our 4 Star English Tourist Board Rated Grade II Listed building, located in the heart of Ticknall. We have 5 standard rooms, available for single or double occupancy and 2 Superior rooms which are also available for single or double occuancy. Our prices include a full English breakfast or something a little lighter, if you prefer.
All rooms have their own private entrance which means that you will not be required to pass through any of the dining or drinking areas.
We are friendly and informal. You don t need to dress up if you don t want to and you will receive great welcome... the sort that you will never find in a branded hotel. You will soon discover the beauty of Ticknall and the benefits of our lovely B & B Accommodation. Payment will be taken in full at time of booking.
Firms use us often, offering their clients and employees a welcoming and friendly way to stay when on business in the area. Great for weekday business guests. We have people who have stayed with us for years as their second home. All of the rooms have a private entrance avoiding the need to enter through the Pub.
Friends and family.
We have many locals who book our rooms for friends or family when they come to visit. Wedding guests and people visiting for a special occasion also book our rooms.
DINE WITH US Our team has worked hard to earn our reputation for serving good quality, home cooked food at pub prices.
We have designed our menus combining traditional pub favourites as well as something a little different.
We are proud to be a Derbyshire pub, particularly one in the beautiful village of Ticknall and we are lucky to have some of the finest produce in the country on our doorstep.
We love our drinks as much as we love our food.
Our range of draught cask ales and lagers is unrivalled in the area with 4 perfectly conditioned real ales on tap, with up to 150 different guest ales offered each year. These ales are also available direct from the barrel in our ground floor, temperature controlled cellar.
We know our wine is great because it is blind tasted to ensure quality. You can choose not to buy a whole bottle because all our wines are available by the glass ...yes, every wine we sell is available by the glass.
From East Midlands Airport Head Southwest on High Stret towards Park Lane, continue onto Hill Top, at the roundabout take the 2nd exit, continue for 0.9 miles, turn right onto A453, continue for 0.4 miles, turn right onto Station Road and continue for 2 miles, turn right onto Main Street, at the next roundabout, continue straight ahead onto B587, continue onto Breach Lane for 0.4 miles, turn left onto A514, continue for 2 miles, take next left onto High Street and The Staff of Life in on the Left.
From Derby City Centre Head Northwest towards Albert Street, at the roundabout, exit onto Morledge, continue for 0.2 miles, turn right onto Traffic Street A601, continue for 0.3 miles, at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Osmaston Road A514, continue for 5.1 miles, turn left to continue on A514, continue for 3.6 miles, turn left onto High Street and The Staff of Life is on the left.
You can check in from 18:00. You need to check out by 10:00.