Welcome to the St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre and Hicks Bar.

Here you will find all the information you need to enjoy a fantastic visit to our visitor centre in Cornwall. Learn how we brew our beer at our new, exciting interactive brewing experience, offering tours of the historic family brewery and even some tasting of your favourite beers. If it is a rainy day or if you're on holiday, make sure visit the brewery, one of Cornwall's favourite, unique attractions.

Please call us on 01726 66022 or vcoffice@staustellbrewery.co.uk to book your place.


The Visitor Centre

Offering a new and interactive Brewing Experience, our Visit England accredited Visitor Centre reveals the secrets behind our award-winning ales and our 160 year-old brewing process, with tasters included.


Pop into Hick's Bar and enjoy a hearty pub meal, including daily specials from our Head Chef, a pint of your favourite beer or simply coffee and cake – offering something for every size of appetite.


Browse our full range of beers, lagers and Walter Hicks wines, as well as some exclusives from the Small Batch Brewery in the Visitor Centre shop – the ideal spot for finding drinks and gifts for any occasion.

Hicks Bar

Enjoy a tasty bite to eat and a refreshing St Austell Ale at the Hicks Bar.


You don't need to have a tour booked to come and enjoy a pint (or 2!)


Even if you just fancy a browse around our shop and a quick coffee you are more than welcome, just come in and sit yourself down.

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Brewing Experience

Take part in our new, interactive brewing experience, with tasters included.

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