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


Discover our exciting interactive Brewing Experience, offering disability access and open to young and old alike. Come and find out about the Brewery and its history - as well as sample the award-winning beers. Booking not required but for group visits and more information, visit our contact page.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Autumn & Christmas Opening Times

Please kindly note the following:


The last Brewery Experience tour on Friday 17th November will be at 2pm.


The last Brewery Experience tour on Saturday 18th November will be at 2pm, with the Hicks Bar closing at 3pm. The Visitor Centre shop will close at 4pm.


Please also note that on Saturday 25th November, the St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre will be closed for the 19th Annual Celtic Beer Festival. 

Opening Times

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.

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Brewing Experience

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

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