WHO else has been craving a drink in a beer garden this week after the amazing weather we have been having?

Well, the weekend is almost here so it's time to dig out those group chats and make some plans with your friends or family.

Here are just some of the pubs in and around Winsford which have outside seating for you to enjoy the sunshine:

The White Bear in Wheelock Street, Middlewich

The white Bear was built around 1625 and was one of the main coaching Inns for the salt town of Middlewich. The pub takes its name from the popular pastime of bear baiting in the area and the last bear associated with the pub was called Nell.

The pub is renowned for its real ales and the beer garden is ready to welcome you.

Bar No. 4, Delamere Street, Winsford

A rustic, tasteful bar where you can enjoy great company, craft ales and fine wines/spirits. 

There are plenty of street-side tables to enjoy the fresh air and watch the world and his dog go by.

The Kings Lock, Booth Lane, Middlewich

This brilliant canalside pub offers great food and local beer and is renowned for its live music. What better place for a walk and cool refreshment or two afterwards?

Winsford Guardian: The canal-side of the Big Lock PubThe canal-side of the Big Lock Pub

The Big Lock Pub, Webb Lane, Middlewich

The Big Lock is a traditional Pub on this Trent & Mersey Canal next to Lock 75. They offer traditional pub favourites, afternoon tea and a large selection of Gins and Cask ale. 

The Gate Inn, Delamere Street, Winsford

This traditional local pub lies at the heart of the community and offers up fine ales and freshly made food as well as great live entertainment.

The Old Star, Darnhall, Winsford

The pub is run by local publican Ernie Welch, and it his belief that the Old Star should be a comfortable, relaxing environment where friends and families can socalise and enjoy quality drinks, snacks and good company.

The beer garden will more than cater for your al fresco needs.

Winsford Guardian: The Old Star in WinsfordThe Old Star in Winsford

The Plough Inn, Beauty Bank, Whitegate

Located down a quiet country lane that is popular with walkers and steeped in history, The Plough Inn offers traditional hand pulled Robinsons real ales, fine wines and quality home cooked food, all served in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere.

The beer garden has been designed using unusual bedding plants. David Hughes has ran the pub for over 15 years and has been involved in the hospitality industry since birth. 

Winsford Guardian: The Hayhurst Arms in Bostock GreenThe Hayhurst Arms in Bostock Green

The Hayhurst Arms, Bostock Green

The Hayhurst Arms is a classic village pub which sits in the heart of Bostock, right beside the village green.

It is a friendly, close-knit community and the pub forms a wonderful social hub where neighbours can meet for a chat and a pint, locals can bring friends and family for a bite to eat, and where visitors will find a warm welcome.

When the sun shines, the pub is flooded with light, and the spacious terrace and gardens, which overlook the village green, are the perfect place for a spot of al fresco dining.