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Old School Brewery

Type:Food/Drink Producer

Holly Bank Barn, Warton, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 9PL

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Tel: 01524 740 888

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Old School Brewery

The Old School Brewery was founded in 2012 by Ian Walsh and Ren Wallbank. Initially something of a hobby, the brewery grew into something much more. Now delivering to a huge variety of pubs and bars across the Cumbria and Lancashire area and are producing more beer than they ever thought imaginable.

Holding a monthly open evening on the second Friday of every month. Each night is different, some are themed with seasonal takes, others include live music and entertainment. Old School Brewery always open their doors at 6pm on the second Friday of the month, and are open until 11pm at night.

During these open evenings, the fantastic range of real ales are available on tap all night at £2.50 per pint or £1.30 for half a pint.  Old School Brewery also serve a selection of wine, cider, spirits and soft drinks, so there is something for everyone even if you are not a beer drinker!

Open evenings are held at their brewery in the village of Warton, near Carnforth. It is an amazing location, set in an old barn with the unique 'Old School' twist. Cozy up next to the real wood fire in the colder months, or bask in the Lake District sunset during the warm summer nights. You are certain to fall in love with the bar's quaint charm and fantastic location.

Opening Times

Second Friday of the Month (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
Last Friday of the Month (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* On the second Friday of the month the bar open 18:00 – 23:00

On the Last Friday of the Month we have the Bar Open 6PM – 11PM


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018


Road Directions

By car
Just off of the M6 at junction 35. Head towards either Carnfoth or the A6 and follow the signs for Warton, the festival will also be well posted with sign posts.

Public Transport Directions

By bus
Take the 51/55 from Lancaster (passing through Carnforth) to Warton. Check out the timetables from Stagecoach here.

By train
It is very easy to get the train from Lancaster or Kendal to Carnforth Railway Station (times can be found here) from here it is a 15 - 20 min walk or a couple of minutes in a taxi or on the bus (see above). 



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Parking & Transport

  • Frequent bus services
  • Off site parking
  • Station nearby
  • Taxi rank nearby

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Out of town

Venue Facilities

  • WiFi available



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      Old School Brewery, CarnforthThe Old School Brewery is a microbrewery situated at the foot of Warton Crag in North Lancashire. Simply mixing top quality ingredients with patience and a respect of their beautiful environment to produce first class, hand-crafted beers.

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