The Best Brewery and Distillery Tours in the UK

Have you ever tasted a really good beer, spirit or cider and wondered how it got to be so good? Well these tours of your favourite booze brands will show you all the work that goes in to making your favourite drink. Up and down the country, from Bristol craft beer to London gins and iconic Somerset ciders, there are tastings and makings and access all areas on these great UK brewery and distillery tours.

Last updated on 9th January 2020

Meantime Brewing Company

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Not your average brewery, Meantime Brewing Company has opened its doors to bring you a range of intimate and immersive experiences; from private tours and tastings all the way to a craft series and supper club-style event.

@ Meet inside The Barley Mow, 39 Barton Rd, St Philips, Bristol BS2 0LF on Saturday 15th February 2020 and 5 other Saturdays

Get a guided tour of Bristol's craftiest beer spots at this great UK brewery tour. Try out some of the best beers in the West when you embark on a walk around the city, stopping off at the coolest new microbreweries en route. 

@ Twisted Barrel Brewery and Tap House on Saturday 25th January 2020 and 10 other Saturdays

Set just outside Coventry, Twisted Barrel Ale has gone from humble beginnings to fully fledged brand. And now the friendly gang are showing you how they make their delicious brews with a tour of the brewery, which includes plenty of tipples and led tastings.

@ Meet at Rock & Roll Brewery, 60 Regent Pl, Birmingham B1 3NJ on Saturday 15th February 2020 and 5 other Saturdays

Enjoy a guided brewery tour around Birmingham, stopping off for a taste of some of the best craft beer in town. From a tour of the Rock & Roll Brewhouse, to tastings at Burning Soul and Purecraft, it's a day of exciting insights and delicious brews.

  Fuller's Tasting Tour (Over 18)

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@ Fuller's Brewery on Various dates from Friday 17th January 2020

London's last remaining family brewery, Fuller's Griffin Brewery in Chiswick offer's one of the UK's best beer tours. Enjoy an informative talk on 170 years of the iconic brand, with insights into ale-making and some great tasting opporunities.

@ HALF HITCH Micro-Distillery on Various dates from Friday 17th January 2020

Head to Camden, home of the HALF HITCH Micro-Distillery for a chance to learn more about the gin distilling process from a top practitioner, and then try your hand and creating your very own unique gin using ingredients of your choosing.

@ Meet at White Hart Brew Pub, 1 Mile End Rd, Bethnal Green, London E1 4TP on Saturday 25th January 2020 and 13 other Saturdays

It's not secret that the East End of London is a hotbed of microbrewing activity so get involved this great UK brewery tour of the area for insider access to some of the best spots. From chowing down on some cheese and charcuterie with paired beers, to chilling out in one of East London's coolest breweries, it's a great way to spend an afternoon in London.

@ The Gipsy Hill Taproom on Saturday 18th January 2020 and 10 other Saturdays

Come thirsty and loaded with questions to this unique tour courtesy of Gipsy Hill Brewery. You'll get a hands-on experience while exploring all facets of how the craft beer is made, and of course, you'll be rewarded for your efforts with a few samples.