The Bayley Arms Hotel is under new management after claims the previous owners left without warning.
David Lee is the new temporary landlord at the Hurst Green establishment and he has vowed to keep the place open as usual over the festive period.
He said: “The Bayley Arms is now back up and running with a full service, including the bar, hotel and restaurant.
“Inglenook, who now manage the pub, asked me to come back on board and take the temporary landlord position to keep it’s doors open and honour all the Christmas meal, hotel and restaurant bookings.
“We urge people of the Ribble Valley to please support the pub so we can keep the doors open.
“Anyone who has booked hotel rooms should know that David and his team will honour your deposits, which we have a note of on file.”
He added: “We will also honour all deposits for Christmas Fayre and Christmas Day meal bookings, Christmas Day meals. If you require any further information, please contact David at the Bayley Arms Hotel on 01254 826478.”