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Address: Brewery Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4JT, England
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Step inside the famous Victorian park brewery in Wolverhampton - home to...

Step inside the famous Victorian park brewery in Wolverhampton - home to Banks's since 1875. Join us on a tour of the brewery, visit our extensive shop and finish with some samples of our delicious cask ales. (Booking essential)

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An interesting and enjoyable couple of hours

I took my 78 year old father and some other friends and relatives on the brewery tour at the beginning of April. The knowledge and enthusiasm of the staff was very clear, and is... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago
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London, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I took my 78 year old father and some other friends and relatives on the brewery tour at the beginning of April. The knowledge and enthusiasm of the staff was very clear, and is was a fascinating tour lasting about an hour, followed by the opportunity to spend the free beer vouchers and to go behind the bar at the... More 

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Bankss-Brewery, Manager at Banks's Park Brewery, responded to this review

I'm glad you took to opportunity of pouring you own pint! We think this is a fitting end to your experience and provides some great photos to look back on. All our tour guides have been with the company for a minimum of five years gaining a wealth of knowledge so I am glad this came across in your tour.... More 

Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment of walking into the gift shop we were made to feel very welcome then we were asked to go through to the bar ...yessssss our guide rose whom may I say was an excellent tour guide and host very impressed with how she answered every question great to see inside one of Britain's best brewery's would definitely... More 

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Bankss-Brewery, Manager at Banks's Park Brewery, responded to this review

Hi David. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review of your experience. Although I would expect no different with the team we have, I am so glad you were made to feel welcome and were well looked after. Your compliments of the brewery and staff are very well received and we hope you return... More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've done a few brewery tours but this was by far our favourite. We were taken around the brewery by Kelly and she was extremely knowledgeable about the process of how beer is made as well as the history of the brewery. It was great to be able to see the beer in progress and unlike other tours it was... More 

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Bankss-Brewery, Manager at Banks's Park Brewery, responded to this review

It's great to see you enjoyed your tour of Banks's Brewery and were well looked after. Everybody works hard to deliver a tour tailored to our visitors interests and knowledge so I am pleased you had such a positive experience. Thank you for your recommendation and we hope you visit again soon. More 

Wotton-under-Edge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic tour. Kelly was very knowledgeable on the whole process, was friendly & easy to talk to either asking questions about the brewery or surrounding area. Highly recommended and looking forward to another visit. Thank you

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Bankss-Brewery, Manager at Banks's Park Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving a review - feedback on our customers experience is very important to us. I am very glad you enjoyed your visit to Banks's and we look forward to your return! More 

Walsall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These tours are held for small groups of visitors which means that unlike other similar trips you can actually get up close to see the processes. Our guide, Rose, gave a very informative tour of the brewery and was able to answer all of the questions that were asked. She has a great sense of humour too which made the... More 

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Bankss-Brewery, Manager at Banks's Park Brewery, responded to this review

Our tours are ever growing in popularity and it is thanks to people taking the time to leave reviews and sharing their experience with potential customers. So thank you for taking the time to write this and for your recommendation. We do try and offer all our guests not only a taste of our perfected ales but a taste of... More 

Telford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative tour. Staff were excellent very friendly had a lovely time. Brewery shop very well stocked as you would expect but also had wine which was a welcome surprise! Hope people support this brewery which is part of Wolverhampton's history .

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Bankss-Brewery, Manager at Banks's Park Brewery, responded to this review

Your support is greatly appreciated. The brewery is a big part of Wolverhampton's history and with so many businesses failing to succeed in the current climate we value our customers and cherish your feedback and recommendations more than ever. More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to see how real ale is made in the Midlands, the Banks's tour is the one for you. My tour guide was very informative, having heldall the jobs in the brewery. Great afternoon tour and samples too!

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Bankss-Brewery, Manager at Banks's Park Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation. We have fantastic feedback from all our visitors both local and travelling as we tailor all our tours dependent on existing background knowledge on the area/industry. We aim to give all our guests a great experience and value for money so I am pleased we achieved this. More 

Swindon
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tour from guide Bob who truly knew his brewing and the Banks's Mild in the lounge at the end was among the best beer I have ever tasted and I have had plenty!

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Bankss-Brewery, Manager at Banks's Park Brewery, responded to this review

Great that you enjoyed your pint of Mild - after all it's fresh from the brewery with a perfected recipe over 100 years old! Bob has worked every section of brewing over the years and is a great guide so I am glad this shone across on your tour. I hope you continue to enjoy our Banks's Mild and hope... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a great trip around the bank's brewery we've done loads of brewery tours but this was a good one. Welcoming staff and the tour guide ( I think his name was Bob?) Was very knowledgeable and knew the job inside out!. The tasting session at the end was good fun with everybody swoping beer stories,oh yeah the beer was... More 

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Bankss-Brewery, Manager at Banks's Park Brewery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It's great to see you enjoyed your tour and it has lived up to other brewery tours you have been on. All our guides have an extensive knowledge of the brewery and the skills and procedures at each stage of the brewing process. We are also very proud of the ales produced so delighted you... More 

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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Having previously done the Heineken and Guinness brewery tours, it was really good to do a tour where you actually get to see up the close the machinery that is actually making the beers. The guide was very knowledgable in all aspects of the process and very interesting. We tried the Sunbeam at the end of the tour which was... More 

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Bankss-Brewery, Manager at Banks's Park Brewery, responded to this review

I am glad you were satisfied with how we run our tours. We believe in order to fully understand the process you need to see the machinery and the beer in progress. I'm glad you found this interesting and helpful to your experience. Thank you for your recommendation and hope you return soon. More 

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