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Really interesting and informative

The lady who took us round really knew her facts, telling us all about the history and how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
P70JS
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Birthday Brewery Bash

A great tour covering the history of the family and brewery the modernisation of the brewery for... read more

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ncd2018
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Behind the walls of our Victorian building in the heart of Southwold sits one of the most modern breweries in the UK. Over the past few years the brewery has undergone a complete refurbishment with the replacement of the brewstream being the most...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lady who took us round really knew her facts, telling us all about the history and how environmentally friendly the brewery has become. Well worth a visit

Thank P70JS
Julie F, Tours & Experiences Manager at Adnams Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are pleased you enjoyed the visit. Thank you for taking the time to review the experience. It is very much appreciated.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A great tour covering the history of the family and brewery the modernisation of the brewery for minimal environmental impact the innovative approach to craft brews

Thank ncd2018
Julie F, Tours & Experiences Manager at Adnams Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our tour and sharing your experience. We appreciate the kind comments and hope to see you in Southwold again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was great to find out the history of the family who owned the brewery the tour was very good the lady who took the tour was very knowledgable about the beer processing and gave us lots to sample at the end

Thank Kim B
Julie F, Tours & Experiences Manager at Adnams Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our tour. It is appreciated. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and your look behind the scenes in Southwold.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting tour of the brewery. Not sure how our guide retained all the faces and figures but she did & was great. Well worth a visit.More

Thank Welovesunshine
Julie F, Tours & Experiences Manager at Adnams Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our tours. Our guides really do have a lot of fact and figures to retain and convey to visitors in a relatively short space of time. I am pleased you found the tour interesting and we hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicki was a fantastic tour guide, her passion for Adnams was infectious! I'd done the tour a few years ago but still learnt lots of new things. Really interesting and entertaining. You get to try a variety of beers at the end and even get...More

Thank ch363
Julie F, Tours & Experiences Manager at Adnams Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the kind words and for taking the time to review our tour. I will share your comments with Nicki. A lot has probably changed since your last visit as we have put in lots of new things over the last couple of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner had a great time on the Brewery Tour at Adnams' Sole Bay Brewery. Nicki our tour guide was a great laugh, very friendly and informative, and we were enraptured by the processes and history that goes into the best beverage makers...More

Thank stuartjwarren11
Julie F, Tours & Experiences Manager at Adnams Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to pen such a nice review. It really is appreciated. I will pass on your kind comments to Nicki. Happy to hear the beer was tasting great and I hope you enjoy the purchases you took hope. We look...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really fun and informative, Nicky made it easy to understand and interesting, tasting sessions makes it extra enjoyable. Great value.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth every penny!! Very easy to book online, the tour itself was fascinating and our tour guide Nicki was very friendly and knowledgeable. The staff as a whole were passionate about the company and what they do. Plus beer tasting and free beer in...More

Thank nathanling94
Julie F, Tours & Experiences Manager at Adnams Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review of our tour and I am pleased you enjoyed the experience. I will pass on your kind comments to Nicki. We look forward to welcoming you on the distillery tour when you next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my son booked this tour online the day before, easy to do and not too pricey. Our tour guide was Sally, and she was a real treat. Warm and knowledgeable with a good conversational ‘tour guide style’. Really interesting stuff, finishing off with...More

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Julie F, Tours & Experiences Manager at Adnams Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our tour. I am pleased you enjoyed your visit - and the tasting session. Thank you for sharing your experience. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time, 2 fantastic guides, Johnny & Nicki couldn't have been more welcoming or knowledgeable. We learnt a great deal and their enthusiasm shone. Lovely professional yet personable and some great tasters to boot. Well done Adnams.

Thank Karen N
Julie F, Tours & Experiences Manager at Adnams Brewery Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

You did the double! Congratulations. I am pleased you enjoyed spending so much time with us and I will share your kind comments with the team. Thank you for the review. Cheers!

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On brewery tours there is wheelchair access for most of the tour and basic lift access to the Tasting Room. There are a number of small, shallow steps between some areas, stairs to some areas and there is a significant... More
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Deborah b
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Response from Adnams S | Property representative |
On brewery tours there is wheelchair access for most of the tour and basic lift access to the Tasting Room. There are a number of small, shallow steps between some areas, stairs to some areas and there is a significant... More
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