An image of two glasses of beer and a barrel, Two nights Bed, Breakfast in a Lighthouse Room. Adnams Hotel

SUFFOLK BREWING Adnams Brewery Tour & Southwold Break

Adnams Brewery & Adnams Hotel

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(7 reviews)


Enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Adnams famous Victorian brewery in the heart of Suffolk's charming seaside town, Southwold. Winners of the International Beer Challenge in 2011 and the Brewery of the Year 2013, discover how Adnams create award-winning beers and savour a tutored tasting with Head Brewer, Fergus Fitzgerald, in one of the most modern breweries in Britain. An ideal gift for any beer lover.

"There's more to British beers than pints of bitter and more to hops than bitterness...Broaden your taste horizons and do your patriotic duty."


  • Enjoy two night stay for two at a 4-star hotel in stunning Southwold

  • Gain behind-the-scenes access of the famous Adnams Brewery

  • Savour a tutored private beer tasting with the Head Brewer at Adnams Brewery

  • Take home a bottle of freshly brewed Adnams beer

  • Enjoy breakfast each morning.

  • Relish award-winning cuisine with £100 towards dinner included at the hotel restaurant

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Enjoy a unique journey through the site of Adnams turbulent 600 year history in a behind-the-scenes tour in Southwold, Suffolk and savour a tutored tasting Adnams Head Brewer.

Suffolk's charming seaside town has been home to Adnams Southwold since its incorporation in 1890, where it now produces some of Britain's best-loved ales. This Adnams tour allows two people behind the scenes, to explore the creation of favourites such as Adnams Bitter, Broadside, Regatta, and more. An ideal gift for any beer lover.

Your tour of the Adnams brewery will cover all aspects of their legendary ales. Discover how a refreshing pint of Adnams is created, from choosing the best malted barley and hops to mastering the brewing process. During this hour-long journey you will see parts of the Southwold brewery that are normally out-of-bounds to the general public, where the sheer scale of the equipment is a sight to behold.

Your Adnams brewery tour will finish in the tasting rooms, where everything that you've learned will come together in a tutored beer tasting session witjh Adnams Head Brewer, Fergus. Now a fully qualified Master Brewer, Fergus took over as Head Brewer in 2009 and is a man with an innate curiosity about beer styles and ingredients that has led to a range of fascinating and innovative beer ranges from Adnams. Lasting about 30 minutes, the tasting allows you the great pleasure of sampling some of Adnams award-winning and experimental beers.

You will spend the night in a hotel situated right by the Adnams Southwold Brewery. This 4-star establishment in the heart of Southwold is the ideal base for the complete Adnams experience, with no fewer than 5 Adnams pubs within walking distance. Dinner in the hotel's AA-accredited restaurant is also included, along with a hearty breakfast the following morning.

Suggested Itinerary For The Trip:

  • Day one: Arrival and check-in to the hotel followed by dinner
  • Day two: Private tour of brewery and individual sightseeing of Southwold
  • Day three: Check-out and departure home

Other need to know

  • Bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 4 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired dates
  • Recommended arrival days are between Tuesday and Friday. Please request specific travel dates and reservation times with Truly concierge.
  • The tour takes approximately 1 hour and is followed by a tutored 30 minutes beer tasting. Minimum age is 18 years.
  • Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking as not all of diets can be catered for, without advance notice.
  • Price for the additional guests can be quoted upon request.
  • Please note no cancellations or amendments to bookings can be made once trip is confirmed due to the nature of this experience. In exceptional circumstances, rescheduling fees will apply.


Lovely Time in Southwold

I don't really agree with some of the above comments that the tour was too brief. 90 minutes total is pretty good, and there's no shortage of things to do in Southwold either! Had a great time in the ...

Robert Ward - 19th Jun, 2012

Top Experience

Overall good package and experience. I received this as a birthday gift and took my wife. The brewery tour itself was a bit short. Dinner was fantastic!

Kilby S. - 11th May, 2012

A Must For Beer Lovers

Something every beer lover MUST go for. I have always loved adnams and this experience opened my eyes to the behind-the-scenes process that goes into each pint I drink. Best part was the free bottle I...

George - 28th Mar, 2012


This experience is available in multiple locations. You will be able to select your choice of venue at time of booking.


1. Once you have checked out, you will receive an e-certificate with a unique redemption code.

2. Use this code to request your booking with the desired date and time

3. Sit back and let us handle the rest. Arrive to your experience knowing we have arranged everything.


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