The UK got its first taste of snow this weekend, and whilst for some, it was a light dusting others felt its effect. The highest pub in the UK especially, which has made the news for having an Oasis tribute band plus dozens of customers trapped in the Yorkshire Dales.
On Friday night Storm Arwen buried the Yorkshire Dales pub in 5ft of snow, which left around 50 customers cut off with roads blocked due to the snow.
Found near Richmond, people had braved the weather to watch Oasis cover band ‘Noasis’. It become clear by 9pm that nobody was going anywhere and makeshift beds were made on the floor of the bar.
The pub, which is 1,732ft high up, is no stranger to blizzards being high up in the moors and are always prepared. They offered those locked in free food and grub whilst they brave the weather.
Saturday morning the pub was still buried and local roads were still impassable and guests were advised to stay in the pub until Saturday lunchtime.
Tan Hill Inn owner Mike Kenny said: “We recommended anyone in the pub to stay out rather than endanger life on the snow covered moors.
“No one is going anywhere yet. The police advised we all stay out for now. Our snowplough is snowed in!”
Tan Hall Inn posted that: “CUSTOMERS took it upon themselves to have a wonderful collection for all our “ standed staff “ at Tan Hill inn. Nicola and her team were so delighted and moved by the gesture it was wonderful . We all truly appreciate your love…. and appreciation. We don’t know yet whether it’s a 3-day night at Tan Hill or people are free to go now … we have to await the police who will advise us.”