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Wonderful Crew Members, spectacular visitor centre. Well facilitated. It was all truly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Swindon, United Kingdom
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Brewery tour

This was a christmas gift, the tour was very imformative.Martin our guide was i mformative... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen R
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The Brewery Visitor Centre tells the story of Hall & Woodhouse and its Badger Ales through the ages. Located at the Brewery in Blandford St Mary your trip can include a brewery tour, a visit to our shop and lunch in our casual dining bar / cafe. We...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Bournemouth Road, Blandford Saint Mary, Blandford Forum DT11 9LS, England
+44 1258 486004
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All reviews great value for money the pub two hours our tour guide light lunch by accident staff were very friendly bar area fish and chips on site customer service for sale on arrival entry fee food on offer excellent shop well worth a visit
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful Crew Members, spectacular visitor centre. Well facilitated. It was all truly breathtaking! The picture I've attached is a view of the visitor centre from the top of the brewery. Wonderful views with a very well educated tour guide. Knew the answer to every single...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a christmas gift, the tour was very imformative.Martin our guide was i mformative, confident, and friendly. Would highly recommend taking the tour. We ate in the cafe afterwards the food and service was excellent. My husband is gluten in tolerate and this was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karen R
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Following a coffee morning gathering,some of us stayed on for lunch. This was very good. Interesting surroundings as it’s part of the original brewery buildings so lots to look at and the interior is all timber panels and beams, service was good, menu gave a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 307Jocelyn
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Loved this brewery tour, an informative and interesting couple of hours, really brought to life by our guide Trevor, who had a great sense of humour too! Really impressed by the friendliness of all the staff we met, they give the impression that it’s a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Judyg54
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Were given a tour as a anniversary present from our family. Absolutely fascinating to hear all about the brewery. Our guide Martin made it very interesting to learn about how it began to today’s brewery. Would definitely recommend the tour

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lynnec744
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

The brewery tour was fantastic! The booking couldn't be any easier with great response time to my many questions via email. Martin was our tour guide who was full of facts and a pleasure to listen to. If you're just visiting Dorset and fancy something...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank James7815
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Visited the brewery for my 40th birthday. Had a great tour, very interesting and Martin is a great guide. The new visitors centre is very welcoming , open and light yet very cosy. On top of all of that they kindly gave me a free...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

The food is lovely and always good portion size. The staff are all helpful and friendly and always have warm welcome for you. I would recommend you try it out great for families.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank louise c
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Called in for a coffee. Good service and good coffee. Also bought some cases of beer to take home. Would recomend a visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kathryn h
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our way back from Swanage and, although we didn't have time to do the tour, did enjoy a really good brunch/lunch menu. The bar and restaurant are micely decorated and breakfast options are served until 2pm and lunch continues to 4pm....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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25 July 2018|
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Response from thomasmG7110DY | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a lift down to the pub and restaurant area. The building has level access to the wine shop from outside.
11 July 2018|
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Response from tomhackney71 | Reviewed this property |
Best to ring the Tap
Nick B
17 February 2017|
Response from Molly H | Property representative |
Hi Nick. Unfortunately the tour is fully booked tomorrow, the next available Saturday isn't until May now. For more available dates, please call 01258 486004. Thank-you. Kind regards, Molly Linzner. Visitor Centre... More