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Robinson’s Brewery


Visitors Centre, Apsley Street, Lower Hillgate, STOCKPORT, SK1 1JJ

Tel: 0161 612 410

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Robinson’s Brewery

Based in the heart of Stockport for almost two centuries, ‘Robinsons’ is one of oldest and most respected names in British brewing history.

A proud family of independent brewers, Robinsons is one of the most advanced and sophisticated breweries in the UK, with a worldwide reputation for real ale.  

Join their tour guides as they educate and entertain you on your journey whilst revealing the secrets behind their award-winning brewing process.They will give you insights into original and new equipment as you submerge yourself in almost 180 years of brewing excellence and discover the heritage of this proudly independent family brewery.

As you journey through the brew house, you’ll learn:
•How ingredients are selected to produce the distinctive tastes and aromas of the ales
•The science & technical information behind the brewing process
•What makes the hopnik and cereal cooker so special and why it’s so important in brewing award winning beer.

You may also get chance to meet Hopnik, Wizard and Bobek, the brewery’s fabulous Shire horses...or you can use the interactive screens... buy beer-related gifts from our shop... and discover some real vintage gems showing how things have changed since 1838.

You can even round off your visit with a delicious homemade lunch. Visitors are advised to pre-book to make sure you enjoy everything.The Brewery Tour takes about one hour and includes three 1/3 pint samples of our beers.

If you really are an ale aficionado, you can buy a ‘golden ticket’, which not only includes the Tour, but also your choice from one of four gift sets, plus two pints (or six 1/3 pints) of the delicious beers at the Unicorn Bar. 

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult from£8.95 per person per day
Child from£5.95 per person per day

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Monday – reserved for large group tours which are available on request
Tuesday to Saturday – tours available at 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm
Sundays at 11.30am, 1.30pm
Closed: Bank Holidays, 25 and 26 December and 1 January



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