The Oldest Pub in the world
According to the Guinness Book of World Records this Bardsey, North Leeds England pub is the oldest in Britain. Though officially records show it opened in 953 AD, there’s evidence it goes back to 905 AD.
It was originally called the Priest Inn because it was on the path between two large abbeys and was frequently used by weary monks to grab a bite and a pint, maybe even a night’s rest, while on their way to one of them. Today the building, almost completely original, houses the same traditional pub and the same centuries-old Dutch oven used for baking bread.