Yorkshire Ale Trail 2016

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THE gamekeeper’s inn

supported by The Plough

The Mayfield



The Plough, High Street, Scalby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO13 0PT T: 01723 362 622 E: info@theploughscalby.co.uk W: www.theploughscalby.co.uk The Mayfield, Main Street, Seamer, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 4RF T: 01723 863 160 E: info@themayfieldseamer.co.uk W: www.themayfieldseamer.co.uk


159 The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 5RG

T: 01756 752 434 E: info@gamekeeperinn.co.uk W: www.gamekeeperinn.co.uk

T: 0113 242 9674 E: mrfoleys@york-brewery.co.uk W: www.mrfoleysleeds.co.uk

The Gamekeeper’s Inn combines excellent service with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. We pride ourselves on creating freshly prepared, tasty, traditional dishes served with a twist using locally sourced produce where possible. The bar stocks a selection of beers including traditional cask ales, special guest ales and lagers alongside a range of spirits, wines, soft and hot drinks. Stay with us and receive access to our leisure club and 10% discount on Pure Spa treatments.



47 Briggate, Brighouse, West Yorkshire HD6 1EB The HQ Collection has two traditional pubs at the heart of village life, The Plough in Scalby and The Mayfield in Seamer, offering a warm Yorkshire welcome. The Plough has been the mainstay of Scalby since 1899 and remains so today, providing delicious food, drink and eight luxury en-suite bedrooms and a stylish cottage. The Mayfield is a family-friendly pub providing ten stylish en-suite rooms,


Mr Foleys Tap House in Leeds is York Brewery’s only pub situated outside the city walls of York. It finds its home just minutes from the train station in a beautiful Grade II listed building with a stunning view of Leeds Town Hall. As well as a huge number of ales and ciders to choose from, Foleys also house over 100 varieties of bottled world beers, selected drinks offers throughout the week and room hire for functions.

the last drop INN


27 Colliergate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 8BN

Black Sheep Brewery


Wellgarth, Masham, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 4EN

T: 01904 621 951 E: lastdropinn@york-brewery.co.uk W: www.thelastdropinn.co.uk

T: 01765 680 101 Bistro & Bar T: 01765 680 100 Tours, Group Bookings & Events E: sue.dempsey@blacksheep.co.uk W: www.blacksheepbrewery.co.uk

The Millers Bar, Brighouse, is one of Yorkshire’s rising stars after seeing £300,000 of investment since opening in 2014. The canal-side pub offers amazing food from homemade pizza to mouthwatering pie along with 15 specialist ales, world lagers, extensive wine list and imported coffee. It’s also believed to be the only pub in the UK with its own ROKTAGON outdoor climbing structure in its stunning beer garden!

Located on Colliergate, just off the historic King’s Square, the Last Drop Inn is serving home cooked food and a good range of wellkept real ales. The staff are really passionate about what they sell so are always on hand to offer advice for your next beverage or to recommend something tasty off the menu especially one of the classic Sunday roasts or the locally sourced sausages made with York Brewery’s own Centurion’s Ghost Ale.

Set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, the Black Sheep Brewery is the ideal location for a day or evening out. Why not take one of our guided tours of our brewery and find out how we brew our famous ales? Afterwards, you can kick back and relax over a delicious meal at the Black Sheep Bar & Bistro. Our shop has lots of Black Sheep goodies including, of course, our range of


the three legged mare

serving a traditional carvery, a wide choice of fantastic pub classics and a great value kids’ menu.

T: 01484 968 144 E: info@themillersbar.co.uk W: www.themillersbar.co.uk

Each bar stocks a fabulous selection of locally brewed beers supplied by The Great Yorkshire Brewery, Wold Top, Rudgate and the Great Newsome Brewery all located on their doorstep bringing the very best in local craft ales. There’s an extensive list of soft drinks, spirits and carefully chosen wines to suit all tastes.


Tupgill Park, Coverdale, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 4TJ

15 High Petergate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7EN

T: 01969 640596 W: www.thesaddleroom.co.uk E: info@thesaddleroom.co.uk

T: 01904 638 246 E: threeleggedmare@york-brewery.co.uk W: www.threeleggedmareyork.co.uk

The Saddle Room is a restaurant coverted from race horse stables featuring a fabulous bar area - both offering a quality menu. Situated next to The Forbidden Corner which is a very large tourist attraction in the dales. The “Lady Bab” bar was named after a famous racehorse and pub which used to be an actual Inn at the entrance to Tupgill Park. Grand honest ales brewed to perfection.

woodman inn

mr foleys tap hOUSE

Long Ashes Park, Threshfield, North Yorkshire BD23 5PN

award winning ales so you can stock up before you go home. Our menu is guaranteed to tickle your taste buds and offers a modern twist on classic British favourites that let the quality ingredients do the talking. Our fully licensed bar serves a range of quality wines, spirits and, of course, our Black Sheep ales, so you can enjoy the fruits of our labour.

From city centre taverns, to gastro pubs and country inns, Yorkshire is brimming with pubs for every occasion. Whether it’s a post work pint, a pitstop after a long walk or the perfect place to enjoy an evening meal, Yorkshire really does offer something for everyone and this is just a selection. Welcome to Yorkshire has enlisted the help of the public to find the Top 30 pubs in the county as part of its annual search to find Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub. So chosen by the public, here are the Top 30 for 2016.


Sir Gary Verity Chief Executive Welcome to Yorkshire

Boasting a variety of real-ale, craft beers and real ciders, the Three Legged Mare has a drink to suit everyone, especially when paired with a proper Yorkshire pork pie. Join them at the weekends for live music or during the week for its popular quiz and open-mic nights. Whenever you visit, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a pint whilst taking in the views of the glorious York Minster just over the road.



Thunderbridge, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 0PX T: 01484 605 778 W: www.woodman-inn.com From humble beginnings as an 18th Century drinking inn, The Woodman Inn has provided sustenance to thousands of travellers in a tranquil, rural location in the tiny hamlet of Thunderbridge, near Huddersfield. This historic village lies within a conservation area, and the hamlet was originally believed to have been named after “Th (e)” under bridge, to distinguish it from a second bridge further up the valley. The first landlord was one Henry Wickman,

and in a nod to our historic heritage, we named one of our beautiful bedrooms “The Wickman Suite”. Jump forward 300 years and The Woodman has been transformed into a 21st century pub/restaurant/ hotel which prides itself on serving fresh local produce, perfectly cooked and served by our friendly and knowledgeable staff. Downstairs our traditional pub offers an extensive selection of award-winning cask ales and superb choice of fine wines.



The Green, Newton-under-Roseberry, Great Ayton, North Yorkshire TS9 6QR T: 01642 722 318 E: info@kingsheadinn.co.uk W: www.kingsheadinn.co.uk A suntrap of a beer garden, the distinctive Roseberry Topping as a backdrop, proper pub food, comfy rooms and a welcoming relaxed atmosphere makes The King’s Head Inn pretty hard to beat when it comes to the best place to enjoy a glass of Yorkshire’s finest. Loved by locals and visitors alike, our doors are open to everyone including walkers and cyclists; we’re family friendly - with dogs welcome too.

the charles bathurst inn


T: 01904 621162 (opt 2) E: brewerytap@york-brewery.co.uk W: www.york-brewery.co.uk

T: 01422 365 840 E: enquiries@shibdenmillinn.com W: www.shibdenmillinn.com The multi award winning Shibden Mill Inn is situated in Yorkshire’s picturesque Shibden Valley. It presents luxurious 5 Star guest accommodation, an inviting bar, amazing Grill Room serving 2 Rosette food; a wide range of ales, wines & spirits and a beautiful garden alongside the flowing waters of Red Beck.


The Tap Room can be found tucked up above the brewery on Toft Green providing quality beer direct from source. Open from noon through until mid-evening the bar is open to all and is the gathering point for our daily brewery tours. It’s not just the beer that you should visit us for; we have numerous special events throughout the year. Don’t forget, it’s our 20th anniversary this year so watch out for details of celebration events in the near future.

FERGUSON fawsitt arms


East End, Walkington, East Yorkshire HU17 8RX

Church Street, West Tanfield, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 5JQ

T: 01482 882 665 W: www.fergusonfawsitt.co.uk

T: 01677 470 678 E: info@thebullwesttanfield.co.uk W: www.thebullwesttanfield.co.uk The Bull Inn has one of the finest riverside gardens in the country at the gateway to Wensleydale. Complete with ice cream shack and bottle bar – the terraced garden overlooks the River Ure and the 18th Century bridge. The cask-marque accredited inn has an informal, welcoming atmosphere, good pub food, and a selection of well-kept, cask ales. B&B is offered throughout the year. Dogs welcome.



12 Toft Green, York, North Yorkshire YO1 6JT

Shibden Mill Fold, Shibden, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX3 7UL



Situated in the picturesque village of Walkington, 3 miles from historic Beverley, the Ferguson Fawsitt Arms has been serving local ales for many years. Serving breakfast every day along with a fresh, cooked to order menu. Everything is homemade, from smoking their own fish to a horseradish cream accompaniment, try the selection of quality wines and spirits or simply have a coffee and homemade cake – you are spoilt for choice.

T: 0333 7000 779 E: info@cbinn.co.uk W: www.charlesbathurst-arkengarthdale.co.uk A proper Yorkshire welcome, an award winning seasonal menu featuring produce from local farms and game from the surrounding moors accompanied by fine ales and carefully selected wines. An ideal base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales and the perfect setting for a special celebration. We offer a selection of corporate packages and we’re licensed for civil marriage ceremonies too. Contact us for more information.


For a location in Whitby it doesn’t get better, right at the bridge on the harbour side and with an outside seating area to the front. Enjoy some of the best cask ales from around Yorkshire with one of the best views to match. If beer isn’t your thing then why not try one of the 30+ craft gins. The kitchen is open from 8am through to 8.30pm if you need food or for one of the best experiences why not make a weekend of it and stay over in one of our six luxury rooms.

From historic breweries with coppers gleaming under oak-timbered ceilings and mystic brews frothing in antique stone ‘squares’, to micro breweries with state-of-the-art stainless steel, today’s dedicated Yorkshire brewers are busily producing hundreds of varieties of real ale for you to enjoy! Those in search of a beer break in Yorkshire should head to one of our county’s breweries.

T: 01969 650 113 E: info@kingsarmsaskrigg.co.uk W: www.kingsarms-askrigg.co.uk

T: 01947 820 475 E: info@littleangelwhitby.co.uk

A historic inn nestled at the heart of some of the most spectacular scenery the Yorkshire Dales National Park has to offer. With stone flagged floors, high beams and large inglenook fireplace, we offer excellent food with cask conditioned ales and wines in a most stunning rural location.

Multi CAMRA award winning pub serving a great selection of cask ales and ciders from Yorkshire (and few from further afield). Entertainment most nights of the week and always a warm welcome. Great beer garden with views over the town down to the harbour and steam railway.


Low Row, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL11 6PF

10 Stonegate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 8AS

T: 0333 7000 779 E: info@pbinn.co.uk W: www.pbinn.co.uk

T: 01904 676 711 E: yorkshireterrier@york-brewery.co.uk W: www.yorkshireterrieryork.co.uk

Great food, fine ales and wines and a friendly welcome. An ideal location for walking, cycling and touring the Dales with some of the most breathtaking views in Swaledale. Contemporary luxury and timeless craftsmanship combine with loads of original 17th Century character to provide a stylishly relaxing base from which to enjoy the stunning Yorkshire Dales.

Every one of Timothy Taylor’s nineteen pubs has a character of its own where you can enjoy a warm welcome, well-kept beer and cosy surroundings.


Yorkshire is famous for many things – a warm welcome, breathtaking beauty and, of course, its pubs! To celebrate our pubs, we launched the search to find ‘Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2016’. With support from the Yorkshire Post, we asked people to vote for their favourite – and why. After hundreds of pubs were nominated and thousands of votes cast, we arrived at the 30 most popular which now feature in this ale trail. They are excellent examples of the vast array of great pubs across Yorkshire, whether it’s a traditional local or a cutting edge gastro pub, Yorkshire has it all.


The Old Flax Store, Marshall St, Saw Mill St, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS11 9YJ T: 0113 243 6430 E: drink@northernmonkbrewco.com W: northernmonkbrewco.com Northern Monk Refectory is the taproom of Northern Monk Brew Co. Housed in a grade II listed building, the taproom boasts 16 keg lines and 2 cask, as well as an exciting array of bottles and cans. The Refectory Kitchens serve seasonal British small plates, perfect for sharing over a beer or two. Hosting events from beer festivals to brewery tours and tutored tastings, this is a must visit venue for all beer lovers.


T: 01422 883 888 E: info@littlevalleybrewery.co.uk W: www.littlevalleybrewery.co.uk A family-run business founded in 2005. All our beers are brewed, bottled and branded high on the Pennine moorland of Cragg Vale, just outside Hebden Bridge. Oh, and if you’re curious – it’s not little at all. It’s actually quite big. 968 feet ish. Using traditional techniques to create original beers, each and every one 100% vegan-friendly and all but a few certified organic. A combination of old methods and new ideas help deliver a range that’s natural, unique and perfectly balanced.




We brew award-winning real ales in a converted barn on our arable farm high on the Yorkshire Wolds. We use home and Wolds grown barley and chalk filtered water from the farm’s own borehole to give our ales a distinctive taste that is enjoyed everywhere from Yorkshire to the Falkland Islands. You can enjoy our beers in pubs and restaurants and buy them from selected independent retailers throughout Yorkshire.

Tel: 01677 470 678 E: info@thebullwesttanfield.co.uk W: www.thebullwesttanfield.co.uk An old traditional country inn set on the banks of the River Ure. Serving hearty pub food classics as well as some more innovative dishes. A large beer garden with fantastic views of the river, perfect for watching the world go by on lazy summer afternoons.

Tucked up on beautiful Stonegate is The Yorkshire Terrier, named after York Brewery’s first ever brew. This pub has a cosy atmosphere and, although a hidden gem, pulls in a good crowd for the live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Alternatively you can sit in the upstairs room and take in the views of the hustle and bustle below. Now serving delicious lunches, the Yorkshire Terrier welcomes families during the day and is always dog friendly.

Theakston Black Bull in Paradise Visitor Centre, The Brewery, Masham, North Yorkshire, HG4 4YD T: 01765 680 000 E: info@theakstons.co.uk W: www.theakstons.co.uk including the award winning Old Peculier Ale from wooden casks. With at least six different brews to choose from there is a beer for everyone! Don’t miss the working Cooperage where oak casks are handcrafted by Jonathan Manby, one of the last fully employed Brewery Coopers in the Country. Guided tours run at 11.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm daily and take approx. 45 minutes. A very ‘Peculier’ welcome awaits!



Westway, Crayke, York, North Yorkshire YO61 4TE


T. 01347 821 506 E: enquiries@thedurhamox.com W: www.thedurhamox.com An award winning traditional pub showcasing the best of local produce in their menu, as well as stocking an extensive range of wines and cask ales.

Theakston Black Bull in Paradise Visitor Centre 20

In 2016 the famous Theakston Brewery celebrates 189 years of brewing, making it one of the longest established breweries in Britain. Discover how the legendary Theakston beers are brewed on a guided tour of the original Victorian Brewhouse, and witness first-hand the time-honoured brewing methods built on almost two centuries tradition. The guided tour follows the entire brewing process and finishes in the Black Bull in Paradise Brewery tap, where you are encouraged to sample the brews


Church Street, West Tanfield, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 5JQ

T: 01723 892 222 W: www.woldtopbrewery.co.uk

The Little Angel - a proper pub.


We can’t put the unique taste of Timothy Taylor’s beer down to any single thing. It’s the result of years of

hard work, skill and doing things the hard way because we think it makes the difference. Taking extra time, care and pride in traditional, hands-on brewing, and making no compromise when it comes to ingredients. All for that taste of Taylor’s.

Hunmanby Grange, Wold Newton, Driffield, East Yorkshire YO25 3HS

18 Flowergate, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO21 3BA


In 1858 Timothy Taylor began brewing beer in Keighley. He struck upon a successful formula and in 1863 set up and built a larger brewery at Knowle Spring, where the company has remained ever since. The brewery remains in the Taylor family and is now the last independent brewery of its type left in West Yorkshire.



Main Street, Askrigg, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 3HQ

the punch bowl inn


T: 01535 603 139 W: www.timothytaylor.co.uk

Turkey Lodge Farm, New Road, Cragg Vale, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 5TT

T: 01947 821 454





Bridge Street, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO22 4BG

Arkengarthdale, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL11 6EN

the king’s arms


Yorkshire has its fair share of quality beer festivals throughout the year offering a selection of global beers from all over the world, tasty food, and entertainment. Whether you’re looking for a day out with the family or a perfect excuse to sample a few pints, there is a festival for everyone. For more details about Yorkshire beer festivals, go to




Main Street, Gilling East, York, North Yorkshire YO62 4JH


Tel: 01439 788 212 E: info@thefairfaxarms.co.uk W: www.thefairfaxarms.co.uk The Fairfax Arms is a traditional country inn, filled with character and atmosphere and a warm and friendly welcome.