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Hook Norton Brewery

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Hook Norton Brewery Brewery Lane | Cotswolds, Hook Norton OX15 5NX, England
+44 1608 730384
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Fabulous old brewery on the edge of picturesque Cotswold village. Excellent brewery tours and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Martin P
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St Austell, United Kingdom
Interesting tour

A small brewery deep in the Oxfordshire countryside, it is a fantastic tour and a really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
KevinSadler2364
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Brewery tours run Monday to Sunday, starting from the Visitors Centre, they last approximately 2 hours. The first 1½ hours are spent around the brewery where you'll see our original steam engine, learn about our history and how we make our range of delicious beers. Once outside the Brewery, don't forget to keep an eye out for our working Shire horses, which still deliver beer to our local pubs. If you are planning a visit to the brewery and would like to see the drays on their regular delivery rounds it is always best to phone ahead and check that the shires will be working on that day. In any event, the tour of the brewery includes a tour of the stables so you won’t miss out on seeing these amazing animals. Upon completion of the tour, it's back to our sampling bar in the Visitor Centre for a ½ hour beer tasting. It is essential to book a Brewery Tour by contacting us on the phone or email. Cost: £14.50 per person, £12.00 concessions
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Hook Norton Brewery Brewery Lane | Cotswolds, Hook Norton OX15 5NX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fabulous old brewery on the edge of picturesque Cotswold village. Excellent brewery tours and quality beers. Four beautiful working Dray horses, well stocked shop, café and bar all at reasonable cost. A really nice experience, happy to recommend and look forward to another visit

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 5 days ago

A small brewery deep in the Oxfordshire countryside, it is a fantastic tour and a really interesting hour. The process hasn't really changed all that much over the years, the staff were informative and very helpful, and the range of gifts and produce in the...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour this week. It was easy to book and very good value. Our guide was informative without getting too technical and it was wonderful to see this Victorian brewery in action. Generous sampling of the beers finished off the afternoon nicely....More

Thank Lulie2
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent tour by Peter. Interesting couple of hours looking at how the brewery works. Great selection of beers to sample afterwards. Bonus meeting the shire horses and dray as they returned from their delivery round. Will back to purchase some beer soon.

Thank Tofino91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely brewery family owned in lovely village of hook Norton south of Banbury.got a great Victorian style brewery tower .And a good visitor centre and shop and a bat to sample fine hook Norton beers

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. We were amazed at this brewery tour. Free parking and very short wait in shop for tour to start. All the original brewing equipment and most still in use brewing beer. Very knowledgeable friendly guide who was able to answer all my questions regarding...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a brewery tour and beer tasting for my Dad's birthday and we had a brilliant time. It was so interesting seeing the original machinery that still works today (!!) and learning about the whole process was fascinating. Our guide was called Leon and...More

Thank Gabrielle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited while on holiday as the place looked eclectic in design -and so it was, I've never come across a brewery building quite like it , not a place to come if you have issues with mobility as there are quite a few steep stairs...More

Thank Mick W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arranged a Classic Car run to the Brewery in July. The arrangements were handed perfectly. The attention Peter and Scott went to during the two tours we had was first rate. The Brewery Tour, the Dray Horses and the cafe all lived up to...More

Thank P29MCH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were both perhaps a little surprised when we initially saw the estimated time for the tour but the time flew by! Beautiful building and gives a real sense of the history behind the company and the care that is taken to produce their beers....More

Thank 65kriss
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