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Greene King Brewery, Bury St. Edmunds
(4.6/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Explore the beer-making process with England’s largest independent brewery, Greene King Brewery. Take the tour to climb the stairs to the kettles and take in views of the city. Chat with the knowledgeable guides and ask them about each stage of the process. End with a tasting of your choice of several different types of beer brewed on site. Check out the museum to get hands on with the tools and ingredients used to make beer. The tour can’t accommodate people with limited mobility. It’s popular so book ahead. Arrange your visit to Greene King Brewery and discover more family-friendly attractions in Bury St. Edmunds using our Bury St. Edmunds itinerary planner.
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  • We arrived at lunchtime for the 2pm tour and had a lovely lunch of sausages and mash in the Beer Cafe. There were only 3 of us on the tour and our lovely guide was very informative and highly amusing....  more »
  • A great, informative and unrushed tour of the amazing 1930s Art-Deco style Brewing House and the fermenting buildings alongside. Our brilliant tour guide was a lovely Irish lady (confess I've forgotte...  more »
  • Absolutely fantastic tour by Stephen, fun and informative. Got to learn not only about brewing beer but also the local area and history which for the four locals in our group was very interesting. Wou...  more »
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  • If you are at all interested in the craft of beer making then this is definitely worth a visit. A comprehensive, friendly and lively tour with plenty of sights, sounds, smells and tastes along the way. The complimentary beer tasting at the end is a bonus!
  • Our tour guide (Roy) did an amazing job of explaining the complete process of how beer is made. He also provided some history of Bury St. Edmunds and was very entertaining.