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Brewery Tours at Bowness Bay Brewing

Experience the magic of brewing with us!

Located in the picturesque town of Kendal, we craft unique beers that capture the soul and spirit of the Lake District. After experiencing rapid and continuous growth throughout the years, we’ve decided it’s time to open our doors to the public, inviting all beer enthusiasts and curious minds to come and see where the magic happens.

Immerse yourself in the inspiring story about the formation of our brewery and unveil the intriguing process behind the creation of our top craft beers. From the meticulous selection of the finest ingredients to the beer flowing from our Tap Room, across from the brewery, we will show it all. Feel free to ask any questions that come to mind, and you might even experience brewing firsthand. At the end of the tour, you will have the opportunity to savour the exploding flavours that our craft beers have to offer and engage in a tasting session.

Whether you are seeking a day out with the family, a team-building day, or even a Stag/Hen party (contact us for more information), we promise you an unforgettable adventure. Book your tour now and join us in celebrating the artistry and craftsmanship of brewing unique beer in the heart of Kendal.

Location: Bowness Bay Brewing, Castle Mills, Aynam Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7DE

Duration: 2hrs

Price: £15

Includes: Beer Tour + Beer Tasting /Soft Drinks (for visitors under 18)

Brewery Tours FAQ

What is included in the brewery tour?

It will include a tour of our brewery in Kendal and a tasting session, either within the brewery itself or in our Tap Room. If you intend to stay in the Tap Room after the tour concludes, we highly recommend making a reservation in advance. For bookings, please reach out to Anna at 07379 437125 or via email at barrelhouse@bownessbaybrewing.co.uk.

How long will the tour take?

The tour will last approximately 2 hours, including the sampling session

Is there an age limit?

As beer sampling is included, participation is restricted to individuals aged 18 and above. Children who cannot be left unattended are welcome at no cost but must be closely supervised throughout the tour. Parents are allowed to carry very young children during the tour; however, we kindly request advance notification in such cases.

Do I need to book in advance?

Yes, booking in advance is required. We close bookings at least one week prior to the tour date.

How much are the tickets?

Adult tickets are priced at £15, and the fee will be collected on-site upon your arrival.

Is there parking available at the brewery?

Parking is available near the brewery at Castle Mill Yard, though it’s not designated. We recommend arriving early to secure your spot. We’re just a 5-minute walk from both a multistory car park and the bus stop at Westmorland Center. We  advise you to always have a designated driver and to avoid drinking and driving.

Do I have to bring a printed ticker?

No, you don’t. The only thing we will need is to see the email confirmation you received upon making the booking

Are pets allowed on the brewery tour?

Due to Health and Safety regulations, we are not allowed to have pets in the brewery.

Can I reschedule or cancel my booking?

Yes, you can. To do so, please contact marketing@bownessbaybrewing.co.uk

Is the brewery accessible for people with disabilities?

People with chairs and limited mobility won’t be able to access all facilities of the brewery.

How can I get in touch with the brewery for additional inquiries?

Please send an email to marketing@bownessbaybrewing.co.uk

Rules & Restrictions

  • For your safety and enjoyment, please remain aware of your surroundings throughout the tour.
  • Closed-toe footwear is a must (no flip flops or high heels).
  • Avoid touching any machinery, as some parts may be hot.
  • We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone deemed intoxicated, with no refunds provided in such cases. 

Your cooperation ensures a pleasant and secure brewery experience.