Sample Itinerary
UK Pub Crawl & Ale Trail
For beer enthusiasts, a trip through the United Kingdom with pub and brewery visits in England, Wales and Scotland.

London to Edinburgh - 7 to 10 days

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Hotels from 2 to 4 Star

Arrival in London:

Enjoy the famous sights of this royal city. Tour London's last remaining family brewery, Fuller's and try the city's favorite beer, London Pride. Visit historical pubs such as Ye Old Cheshire Cheese, Lamb & Flag, Spaniards Inn and the George Inn.

Day trip to Kent: See Kent's beautiful gardens and Canterbury Cathedral. Tour Britain's oldest brewery, Shepherd Neame.

London to Wiltshire: 175 km

Stonehenge is a must-see attraction in England. This impressive pre-historic monument is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of unique importance. Take a tour of Wadworth Brewery. The Victorian tower brewery is a landmark and the brewery site combines a tradition of craft with modern production techniques and systems. 

Wiltshire to Cardiff: 125 km

Onto Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. Stop to visit World Heritage Site, Blaenavon, an important historical site from the Industrial Revolution. S.A. Brains & Co. Ltd. is Wales' leading drinks and hospitality supplier. Tour their new craft beer brewery.

Cardiff to Staffordshire: 375 km

Spend the day in Oxfordshire to explore the beautiful Blenheim Palace. Visit the Cotswolds and Victorian tower Hook Norton Brewery. Enjoy lunch at the famous pub, Eagle & Child. Continue onto Staffordshire. Here you will experience the interactive National Brewery Centre including visits to Carling and Marston's Brewery.

Staffordshire to North Yorkshire: 200 km

Enjoy the beautiful heather moorland and cottages of North Yorkshire. Stroll through Studley Royal park. Complete your time with visits to Samuel Smith Brewery and Black Sheep Brewery. Enjoy a meal in their own brewpub.

North Yorkshire to Cumbria: 150 km

Experience this mountainous region in northwest England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous for its lakes, forests and mountains and its association with the early 19th century writing of William Wordworth. Tour Jennings Brewery where pure Lakeland water is still used to brewing, drawn from the brewery's own well.

Cumbria to Glasgow: 200 km

Journey to Scotland to visit the historical town of Glasgow whose roots are in the Dark Ages and Medieval Times. Tour Tennent's Wellpark Brewery, home of Scotland's favorite pint. Learn about the rich heritage of one of the country's most loved brands and enjoy time in the local pubs. 

Glasgow to Edinburgh: 90 km

Visit the famous UNESCO Old & New Edinburgh. Take a tour of the Belhaven Brewery. Visit the only remaining original brewery in Edinburgh, Caledonian Brewery. They continue to use natural whole leaf hops and open-fired brewing coppers, which are the last remaining of their kind in the UK.

Departure from Edinburgh Airport.