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Theakston Brewery

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice little tour

We’ve never done the Theakston Brewery your before - it’s a good tour, particularly on a wet day... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Driffield, United Kingdom
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A good pint

Park on the market place and follow the easily found brown and green signs for a two minute walk... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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 yesterday via mobile

We’ve never done the Theakston Brewery your before - it’s a good tour, particularly on a wet day. The tour lasts around an hour and our guide was very knowledgeable about the business - the tasting session is always good and the Black Bull in...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank andrew_watts70Hotels
Reviewed 3 days ago

Park on the market place and follow the easily found brown and green signs for a two minute walk there. Friendly staff and the pub is so lovely to sit in to enjoy your pint afterwards. Lovely setting. Enjoyable visit and friendly locals chatted away...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jo-eanne O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Still an amazing place with excellent staff and amazing beer but it misses the fun that Katie and Lynn brought to the place.Get them both back Simon and see your profits grow ask the locals

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is very limited parking at the Brewery but the Market Place, with abundant parking, is only a 4 minute walk away. The price of the tour includes a pint of beer or two halves or three thirds giving you an opportunity to taste some...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JN1230
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Regular visitors to the Theakstons Brewery Tap. You can't beat getting beers from the source, Friendlt well informed staff serve beers, gifts & tours from a pleasant traditional pub style Tap & shop. It's a must visit

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank desperatedan222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been enjoying Theakston's Old Peculiar beer for quite a few years now and were excited to finally visit the brewery where it all happens. Fascinated to learn that the old techniques (and equipment) are still used and the brewery is thriving. Comprehensive tour...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

Thanx to Stewart for our tour. Very informative and knowledgable guy who also pulls the pints at the bar. Old peculiar is still one of my favourite ales in the world. You realise just what they are up against with being such a small brewery...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank StuartR1784
Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

I stumbled across the home of Theakstons ales in the appropriately named village iof Masham in the Ure valley. A delightful dales village near Ripon producing fine beers and founded by an entrepreneur who was bored with beer offerings. Nip in for a pint and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank postscript65
Reviewed July 4, 2019

The brewery is in the delightful town of Masham just a couple of minutes walk from the market square. The tour itself takes about an hour and then you get to sample the beers in the Black Bull in Paradise. If there are two of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Treeesh
Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

Well worth a visit, drink and lunch made a nice stop off around the local sites. You can sample the beers and soak up the history of Theakstons

Date of experience: June 2019
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June 21, 2019|
Response from DaveandShaz | Reviewed this property |
It took us about an hour but it depends on how many peoples questions on the way round and at the end. We were in a small group of 6 so there weren't many questions asked. Well worth doing the tour , we really enjoyed it.
March 7, 2019|
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Response from andrewcA2182ZA | Reviewed this property |
A brewery is essentially a food preparation area so I think you already suspect the answer will be no and won't be surprised by that. However, they are a friendly bunch at Theakston so why don't you email or phone them? If... More