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Brewery Tours

Explore our brewing process old & new

We are now taking tour bookings from Wednesday 21st July.
Tours will be available every Wednesday, Friday & Saturday.

Based at Salem Bridge since 1874, Batemans has a long and cherished reputation for brewing quality beers. Come behind the scenes with us to explore four generations of brewing history – right up to the present day.

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We pride ourselves on giving one of the best brewery tours and tutored tastings in the country. Our tour guides are knowledgeable, insightful and full of amusing tales, making the tour interesting, entertaining and fun – enjoyable for both beer lovers and those who are shortly to be converted.

Your guide will give a short talk on the history of Batemans Brewery and our interesting past. This is followed by tours of the Victorian Brewhouse and the ‘Theatre of Beers’ built in 2002. Visitors have the opportunity to taste the raw materials and the beer at varying stages of the brewing process.

The tours are ‘touchy-feely’ with the emphasis on humour and stories about the people that have made our brewery what it is today. The tour culminates in an impressive tutored tasting in the sample cellars, where there is ample opportunity to try all the beers and pull them yourself from the brass beer engine pumps.

“Fascinating, entertaining, exciting, interesting and thirst quenching”

Some of the words used to describe our tour, here are a few examples of what visitors had to say:

“Fantastic tour. Informative and fun at the same time. Beer tasting a bonus” Brett Smith, Cleethorpes
“Good tour, knowledgeable guide” Dave Mantle, Lambley
“Very interesting and informative, especially the early history. A good day out. 10/10!” Geoff Townsend, Skegness


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Brewhouse Tours and Tutored Tastings

(includes tutored tastings, ample samples and either a Baked Potato with Filling or Hot Pie & Peas)
Children (12-17 years old)
(With parental supervision and sampling not permitted by law)
Children (Under 12)
(With parental supervision and sampling not permitted by law)

Tours must be booked and paid for in advance and are subject to availability.

Maximum of 20 people per tour.

Your safety is our top priority, so we please ask that you wear sensible footwear to accommodate stairs and the working brewhouse.

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Evening Brewhouse Tours

Evening tours for a minimum of 15 people can be booked which involve full tour, tutored tasting and ample samples, along with pie, peas & mash. We can even arrange pub games competitions and a quiz. £19.95 per person (pre-book only, either call 01754 880317 or click here to email).


CAMRA Members

You will receive a complimentary bottle of Triple XB after the tour.
Simply present proof of membership on the day for your FREE BOTTLE.

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T: 01754 880317

George Bateman & Son Ltd
Salem Bridge Brewery
Mill Lane
PE24 4JE

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