The National Brewery Centre

A Unique Visitor Experience
Learn about the history, art and fun of brewing
Learn about the history, art and fun of brewing
Our specialist guides are knowledgeable and amusing
Our specialist guides are knowledgeable and amusing
Traditional pub games explained in the Edwardian Bar
Traditional pub games explained in the Edwardian Bar
The craftsman who built Burton's brewing reputation
The craftsman who built Burton's brewing reputation

Group Tours

The group tours are led by our team of experienced & passionate guides. Their historical knowledge and amusing anecdotes will ensure your group has a truly enjoyable visit.

Our on-site William Worthington micro-brewery is fully operational and produces famous brands like Worthington White Shield, IPA & Red Shield. All our tours take a look at this impressive operation and at the end of the tour you can enjoy sampling some of the ales that have been brewed on site by our Head Brewer and his team.

A special range of breakfast, morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea menus are also available if required. Group tours must be booked in advance by calling 01283 532 880.

The Full Flagon Tour

The Full Flagon Tour - £8.45 per person

Take a guided tour around this historic museum with one of our expert guides. Together you will celebrate the history, art & fun of brewing through an informative an interactive experience culminating in a beer tasting session in the elegant Brewery Tap bar where you will get to sample some of the award winning ales brewed on site. Whilst you are there why not indulge yourself with a treat from our delicious menu?

2 hours. Minimum 10 persons.

The Kilderkin Tour

The Kilderkin Tour - £9.95 per person

Once you have experienced everything the historic museum has to offer, immerse yourself in a “behind the scenes” encounter with our head horseman and our Shire horses. These beautiful animals were an integral part of the brewing world as far back as the 1800’s - ensuring beer got delivered to public houses. Our head horseman will demonstrate how they would prepare the animals for a day pulling the dray and how nowadays they dress them ready for local shows & parades. They truly are mesmerising animals. If the weather is good then why not take a ride on his dray?

2.5 hours. Minimum 10 persons.

The Full Flagon Tour

The Brewer's Tour - £15.95 per person (including transport to Molson Coors if required).

This unique journey through the past and present encompasses everything the brewing world has to offer. Take a guided tour around the historic museum and learn about the brewing process of days gone by then take a trip to the adjacent modern Molson Coors brewery, the UK’S largest brewery– brewing brands like Carling & Coors light. Molson Coors have been innovating & delighting beer drinkers for more than 350 years so they definitely know a thing or two about brewing! After all this talk of beer head back to Brewery Tap bar to taste some of the beers you’ve learnt about!

Around 3 hours duration. Minimum 10 people.

The Half Hogshead Tour

The Half Hogshead Tour - £27.95 per person

Once you have taken the Full Flagon guided tour around the historic museum, we will then treat you to a tutored beer and food matching session. This is a great opportunity to learn how best to taste different beers and why these beers bring out different flavours when matched with certain foods. Sample a selection of the Brewery Tap bar tapas and beers, specifically chosen by our experts, to help you better understand how this works.

3 hours plus. Minimum 10 persons.

The Whole Hogshead Tour

The Whole Hogshead Tour - 6 course option £44.95 per person, 3 course option £34.95 per person

Once you have worked up an appetite by enjoying the Full Flagon guided tour - take a seat in the Brewery Tap restaurant and enjoy a sumptuous meal. Each course is accompanied by a different beer that we feel match perfectly. Our trained food matching expert will talk you through the brewing methods and flavours of each beer and why it compliments each dish, all you have to do is sit back and enjoy!

2 hours plus meal. Minimum 15 persons.

In 2016 - why not bring your Group to one of our great special events? See Special events page for details

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