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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.

Duration: 2hrs

Price: £15

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

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

*To book your tour please send an email to

**If you have any specific allergen concerns or accessibility requirements, please inform us at the time of booking.

***For more information please check our FAQ section.

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

How long will the tour take?

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

What day can I book?

Our Brewery tours run at the following days and times:

Thursday: 4PM – 6PM

Friday: 3PM – 5PM; 5PM – 7PM

Saturday: 2PM – 4PM; 4PM – 6PM

Is there an age limit?

Visitors under the age of 14  are not allowed. All visitors who are under 18 will have to be accompanied by an adult. Visitors under the age of 18 are not allowed to consume alcohol, they can have a soft drink instead. 

Do I need to book in advance?

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

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

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

Refunds and Cancellations
We are unable to accept cancellations made within 48 hours of your scheduled tour.
In the event that you are unable to attend your booking, we reserve the right to retain the payment.

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. 
  • No glass, no pets, no smoking/vaping, and no eating is allowed in the brewery.

Your cooperation ensures a pleasant and secure brewery experience.