Lake District views aren’t the only thing people come to drink up in this beautiful part of the world. There are
Yes, you need to have the best ingredients (hops and malts), quality kit and a good eye, but a lot of what makes a brewery flourish is consistency, the ability for the beer to travel and for each batch to be as good as the first. And that takes passion. And passion for quality food and drink is something that there are bucket-loads of here in the Lakes. In fact, the Lake District has the biggest concentration of breweries in Britain, with just under 40. Why not treat a loved one to a Lake District brewery break, including an unforgettable tour and tasting
This is perhaps the oldest brewery in the Lakes that’s still going today. Circa 1875 when a brewery in Keswick was first founded and this month it celebrates the opening of its brand-new bar, the Fox Tap. And from the 26th October, new beer tour dates will
Coniston Brewing Company, Coniston
Not only does this Lake District brewery have a beer with the most famous story in the region, but it also has one of the best locations, right at the very foot of the iconic Lake District mountain, The Old Man of Coniston.
Coniston Brewery is most famous for its Bluebird Bitter, named after the jet-engine hydroplane the Bluebird that Donald Campbell broke several records in, including a world speed record, which he broke right here on Coniston Water.
Pop into the Black Bull, on the crossroads in the
Ask for ‘tasting pour’, which is three different beer samples for the price of one pint.
With the mantra ‘consistently good beer’, Coniston Brewing Company has been going for over 24 years and
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Barngates Brewery, Ambleside
Most popular fine-dining pubs, the Drunken Duck. This stylish pub and restaurant occupy a wonderful location, high above Ambleside. Enjoying one of their
The Duck’s onsite microbrewery was first set up in 1997 to supply punters with their own ales. Today,
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Hawkshead Brewery, Stavely
One of the most
Hawkshead Brewery offers brewery tours daily at 1pm for £
The spring and autumn beer festivals hosted here are a firm fixture on the beer aficionado’s calendar and is one to sample if you haven’t done so yet. There’s a superb festival atmosphere as folk spill out from the Beer Hall to the outside benches and shared space with the equally superb next-door businesses, More? The Artisan Bakery and coffee house and
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