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Theakston Brewery

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Well worth a visit

A great visitor attraction in the beautiful village of Masham. The brewery tour was really... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
rogerc631
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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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Brewery tour

Absolutely brilliant , lazy Sunday afternoon 1pm tour , only us 2 on it and we had the run of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
iainwturner
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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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T&R Theakston Ltd is one of the oldest family breweries in Yorkshire and home of the legendary Old Peculier Ale. Visit this historical brewery in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales town of Masham. Experience first hand the craft and skill that goes into...more
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Black Bull in Paradise Visitor Centre | Red Lane, Masham HG4 4YD, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great visitor attraction in the beautiful village of Masham. The brewery tour was really interesting and the nice lady who showed us round was very knowledgeable. Vouchers for Theakston beer samples included in the price of the tour. The visitor’s bar area was really...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant , lazy Sunday afternoon 1pm tour , only us 2 on it and we had the run of the brewery with a lovely guide lady, proper old school craftsmanship then back to the pub on site, it was £8 and that includes a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank iainwturner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Masham whilst in North Yorkshire. We didnt realise the brewery was here as it was tucked away. The brewery tour was very informative with a knowledgable guide. The pub was very cosy and of course served great beers. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Staying in a cottage nearby with family, we booked a tour of this old brewery and we were not disappointed. Our tour lady’s name was Tor, as the tour only consisted of myself my husband his brother and wife, we had plenty of opportunity to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Westononthemove
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Both the wife and I adore Theakstons Old Peculiar ale where, on a whim we decided to visit Masham, take the tour and sample a few ales. The tour itself was conducted by a young man who's humour and knowledge of the brewing process made...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jockywockycocky
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Really good friendly tour We were fortunate to be the only 2 on tour The gentleman (Stuart)that showed us around was very knowledgeable, Interesting, and not in a rush as there was only the two of us The staff in the visitor centre and those...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

60th birthday retreat had to include a flight at The Theakstons brewery. Old Peculiar always a favourite and even better when you get to stand at the hand pulls in the historic bar.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dentrev
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Really personalised tour , great tour and hadn’t realised it was family owned again , working brewery lovely bar afterwards where you can sample all the six beers

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Gil223
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We had a great tour of a working brewery. Our guide was very knowledgeable and clearly passionate about the old place. We were the only ones on the tour and it lasted about half an hour. On the last part of the tour we watched...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank utd1970
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Our guide was friendly but nit very good at explaining what went on with brew after brewery.the beer tasting was very good and friendly. Shop very expensive

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lindynjacknstee
18 March 2018|
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Response from Bazzza53 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the late reply. There’s lots of nearby parking as it’s a short walk from the market place. I don’t think children are allowed on the brewery tours but you would need to ring and ask the question. Staff are very... More
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Swansea87
11 October 2017|
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Response from Kitch2210 | Reviewed this property |
Around 30-45 mins. Then the tasting you can do at your own leisure straight after the tour.
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