The Olde Peculiar

The Olde Peculiar is a delightful village inn serving real ales, home made and home cooked food with comfortable B&B accommodation. Set amidst the Staffordshire countryside in the popular village of Armitage with Handsacre, minutes  from the cathedral town of Lichfield, we are ideally placed for exploring the regions’ many attractions and a stones throw away from the second city of Birmingham.

Alrewas Arboretum, Lichfield Cathedral and Cannock Chase woodlands are all within easy reach. Our busy kitchen serves a wide variety of home made dishes including fresh baked pies and steaks or a scrumptious mixed grill with meat supplied by locally renowned butcher, Coles. If you are looking for an authentic rural freehouse pub with a friendly welcoming atmosphere, then please join us.

Food & DRINK

Enjoy delicious homemade food in a traditional and welcoming setting. Try our homemade traditional pies including Steak & Kidney and Beef & Mushroom.

We have a selection of fish dishes such as sizzling King Prawns in Garlic and Chilli, poached Smoked Haddock and Fillet of Salmon with Lemon and Dill Sauce.

We also cater for vegetarians and have a wide variety of choice such as Roasted Vegetable and Wensleydale Bake and Creamy Broccoli and Potato Bake. Most of our ingredients our sourced from local suppliers, and where we can, we support local businesses.


The Olde Peculiar offers a comfortable family room and 2 twin rooms. Prices include full English breakfast. Please see our website for rates. All rooms have en-suite shower rooms and include tea and coffee making facilities and are non-smoking. Family room consists of a general lounge area where the settee can double up as a sofa-bed, bathroom with shower, double bedroom and a separate single bedroom. Access is only available via stairs.

Both twin rooms are accessible from the ground floor. A travel cot is available on request however, we ask you to provide your own linen. We also have self catering at Stables Court. To check availability or to make a reservation, please click on the button below.



Lunch Wed – Sat 12.00-2.00 Sunday 12.00-3.30 / Evening Mon – Sat 5.30 -11.00 Sunday 6.00-11.00
Lunch Wed to Sat 12.00-2.00 Sunday 12.00-3.00 / Evening Mon-Sun 6.00-9.00

TEL: 01543 491891

The Green, Handsacre, Staffs, WS15 4DP.

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