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Theakston Brewery

Closed Now: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Is This Paradise?

This is probably unlike any pub you have ever known. It may well be your perfect pub. The only... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andrew C
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
Behind the scenes at the brewery

Tempted to do this tour by the amount of history that Theakstons can claim. Tour was on time and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Craster, United Kingdom
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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
+44 1765 680000
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All reviews black bull in paradise the pub log fire brewing process informative tour real ale great beer gift shop great tour different beers interesting visit whole process visited masham well worth the visit tasting session small group free pint
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is probably unlike any pub you have ever known. It may well be your perfect pub. The only problem is, that this most perfect of pubs, is not really a true pub. The Black Bull in Paradise is actually part of the Theakston Brewery...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Tempted to do this tour by the amount of history that Theakstons can claim. Tour was on time and the two of us were the only ones on it. The lady who took us round was very informative, giving us a taste of the various...More

Thank geedee5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a throughly enjoyable tour in this working brewery. Our tour guide John walked & talked us through the brewery process, the different ingredients and what their purpose was. He was happy to answer all and every question by the group and was very...More

Thank Miranda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb visit and a tour - plus tasting: very nice to have such a relatively small group for a tour of a working brewery with a member of staff. So the knowledge base was very high - plenty of chance to try the hope and...More

1  Thank R N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great day out if you love beer, Yorkshire and a bit of history. The Black Bull in Paradise is a lovely pub and the gift shop is good too. The tour round the brewery was fascinating. The beer is awesome! I originally...More

1  Thank THED0CT0R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely sunny break in the garden sampling 3 of the ales. Nice friendly atmosphere and of course a great selection of ale to purchase to take away with you too!

1  Thank Ceri B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was shown around by John our tour guide for the day. He was very knowledgeable and answered any questions that we had. If anyone wants to know about Yorkshires best drink then visit here and at the end you can visit the on site pub...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic, informative and enjoyable hour spent with Joan explaining the traditional beer making process, followed by beer tasting in the pub next door. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank jan s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for a Brewery Tour on a Saturday which I booked in advance. Allow plenty of time to get there because the place is tricky to find. Tour guide very knowledgeable and happy to answer questions. After 40 minutes looking round the brewery and a...More

1  Thank masterchef926
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative tour around this lovely old brewery, the guide was well informed, pleasant and very approachable. Free pint at the end as well.

1  Thank Steve C
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18 March 2018|
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Response from Bazzza53 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the late reply. There’s lots of nearby parking as it’s a short walk from the market place. I don’t think children are allowed on the brewery tours but you would need to ring and ask the question. Staff are very... More
11 October 2017|
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Response from Kitch2210 | Reviewed this property |
Around 30-45 mins. Then the tasting you can do at your own leisure straight after the tour.