Welcome to the Olde Peculiar……

A traditional, family run pub, in the Staffordshire village of Handscare with Armitage. We offer all you would expect from a village Inn, 5 Cask Marque accredited real ales, delicious homemade food and a comfortable place to sleep.

We are a great place to base yourself to explore the many attractions of Staffordshire and the surrounding areas.

Opening Times


Wed – Sat 12.00-2.00 Sunday 12.00-3.30


Mon – Sat 5.30 -11.00 Sunday 6.00-11.00

Food serving Times


Wed to Sat 12.00-2.00 Sunday 12.00-3.00


Mon -Sun 6.00-9.00

Real Pub & Food

Enjoy delicious, home cooked food, every lunch time from Wednesday through to Saturday from 12noon to 2.30pm and every Sunday from 12noon to 3pm. Evening meals are from 5.30pm to 9pm Monday to Saturday and 6pm to 9pm on Sunday.

We have regular pub quizzes as well as charity fundraising events & regular guest ales.

We also cater for functions such as christenings, special birthdays, funerals & small weddings. Call us on 01543 491 891 or email info@theoldepeculiar.co.uk to find out more or to make a booking.

Find Us

We are situated in Handsacre near Rugeley in rural Staffordshire. Click here for map and directions.