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***PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR BREWERY TOURS ARE NOT UNIVERSALLY ACCESSIBLE*** Please ensure that you read our Brewery Tour Safety Notes for more information. If you're happy with your date & ticket selection, please read & accept our Terms & Conditions & Brewery Tour Safety notes then proceeding to checkout. We look forward to welcoming you to our Visitors Centre.

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About The Tour


See the old with the new as you explore the brewing process...

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.  

Our guides will educate and entertain you on your journey around our fascinating brewery. They’ll be delighted to answer any questions you have about the brewing process.  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 our delicious beers at our Unicorn Bar. 


We have a range of ticket types available. So, whether you’re 18 or 80, in a group or coming to see us by yourself, we have just the ticket to suit you perfectly! 

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Our Visit England accredited Visitors Centre, based in the historic town of Stockport, reveals the secrets behind our award-winning brewing process. It also gives you insights into original and new equipment. 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 we select the ingredients which produce the distinctive tastes and aromas of our ales
  • The science & technical information behind the brewing process
  • What makes our hopnik and cereal cooker so special and why it’s so important in brewing award winning beer

You’ll also have the opportunity to meet Hopnik, Wizard and Bobek, our fabulous Shire horses*…use our 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. We advise you to pre-book to make sure you enjoy everything! 

Should you wish to mix business with pleasure in a unique location, we also offer state-of-the-art conferencing suites and fully equipped training facilities. What a great excuse to have a Brewery Tour and sample award winning cask ales

Our booking process is simple and fully secure, giving you immediate booking confirmation to bring with you on your visit. 

* Please note whilst we try to ensure you get to meet the Shires we can’t guarantee it. Our horses are currently on holiday just down the road at the Davenport Arms in Woodford running around and munching on some well-deserved grass – you are more than welcome to go and see them there at any time (during pub opening hours)… and maybe have a pint while your there? 

Please complete our short and simple form below to send us your enquiry. We'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Contact Details
Thank you for showing an interest in our Visitors Centre. Whether you're interested in training opportunities, conference facilities, or would simply like to know more about holding an event at the Brewery Visitors Centre, we'd love to hear from you! Alternatively, call us on 0161 612 4100. Speak soon!