JD Wetherspoon pubs in Flintshire were found to have the cheapest pints in the UK.

With the cost of pints rising in pubs across the UK, research conducted by Alt Index has found the best Wetherspoons to go to for a cheap pint.

The study calculated the average price for a pint of Carling - said to be one of the chain's most popular beers - at Wetherspoons in each county/major city based on data pulled from every one of the chain's pubs in the UK (excluding eight locations at UK airports).

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Flintshire was one of eight counties/major cities in the UK to boast an average price for a pint (of Carling) of £2.63 - the cheapest in the UK.

Newport in south Wales also featured among the locations in the UK where Wetherspoon pubs featured the cheapest pints.

On the other end of the spectrum, inner London Wetherspoon pubs were found to have the most expensive pints at £4.76.

Edinburgh was the only other UK location to have an average price higher than £4 - £4.03.

Other more expensive areas across the UK include Leeds, Birmingham, Highlands and East Sussex, with an average cost of more than £3.80.


UK locations with the cheapest pints at JD Wetherspoon

The UK locations where JD Wetherspoon pubs had the cheapest pints (of Carling), according to Alt Index, are:

  • Clackmannanshire (£2.63)
  • East Lothian (£2.63)
  • Flintshire (£2.63)
  • Inverclyde (£2.63)
  • Newport (£2.63)
  • Rutland (£2.63)
  • South Lanarkshire (£2.63)
  • Stirling and Falkirk (£2.63)
  • Scottish Borders (£2.74)
  • Rhondda Cynon Taff (£2.80)
  • West Dunbartonshire (£2.80)
  • Merseyside (£2.83)
  • Carmarthenshire (£2.84)
  • Greater Manchester (£2.86)
  • North Lanarkshire (£2.86)
  • East Rising of Yorkshire (£2.86)
  • Neath Port Talbot (£2.87)
  • East Yorkshire (£2.92)
  • Northumberland (£2.92)
  • Fife (£2.93)

The Welsh capital - Cardiff featured among the most places for a Wetherspoon pint with an average price of £3.67.