Brewery Tours

Our talented brewers are very proud of their new brewery, so please come and see them at work!

To book or enquire about our brewery tours and joint tours, please contact Virginia: contact us.

Brewery Tours -  We run tours on Thursdays at 2.30 pm,  Saturdays at 10.30 am and 12.30 pm (booking required).    

Our Saturday 10.30 am tours are now fully booked until mid June. 

Please be advised - we currently brew on weekdays only.  If you come on a Saturday tour you will not see the brewery in action brewing beer – however, you will still be given a full tour of the brewery.  

Brewery tours take 1.5 hours and include a tour of the brewery as well as a chance to sample some of our wonderful beers in our Brewery Shop.

  • Please turn up at the Brewery 5 minutes before the start of your tour.

Cost: £10.00 per person.   Driver option:  £5 driver option.

Looking for a present for a beer lover - how about a brewery tour voucher?

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 Ales and Rails

 with the Kent & East Sussex Railway

Minimum number: 10 people. (not Sundays or bank holidays) - when the trains are running

(Available April - October)

Booking through K&ESR 01580 765155 or
Please contact Virginia on: fineale@olddairybrewery.com

The ‘Ales and Rails’ group tours can be enjoyed in two ways:

Option 1 - £33.50 per person. 

Arrive at Tenterden Station and park for free. Start your guided tour of the brewery at 11.30am which lasts around an hour and a half (except Saturdays as our tours are at 10.30 am).
Enjoy tastings and have time to browse in our brewery shop. Then stroll a few yards in time to take the 1.15pm steam departure where at your reserved seats a delicious Ploughmans Lunch will be served. The return trip to Bodiam is almost two hours, arriving back to Tenterden at 3.15pm.

Option 2 - £32.40 per person.

As above but start your guided tour of the brewery at 1.45pm. Then stroll a few yards in time to take the 3.35pm steam departure where at your reserved seats a delicious Cream Tea will be served. The return trip to Bodiam is almost two hours, arriving back to Tenterden at 5.35pm

 
 
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Chapel Down and Old Dairy Brewery

Arrive at Chapel Down for the 10.30 am guided tour of the vineyards and winery, followed by a wine tasting. At 12.30 pm you can either enjoy a lunch at The Swan, Chapel Down (this must be pre-booked directly with The Swan) or take your coach into Tenterden for lunch.

At 2.30 pm arrive at Old Dairy Brewery and enjoy a Brewery Tour and a beer tasting before departing at 4.30 pm.

£18.00 per person (not including lunch).
Tours run from April – November.
The Old Dairy Brewery is located a short distance from Tenterden High Street.

To book: 01580 766111 or email: retail@chapeldown.com

Minimum 10 people. Not on Sundays or bank holidays

Electric Bike Tours in Kent

Group tours with Electric Bike Tours, based at Bloomsbury Retreat, Biddenden, are now offering scheduled tours or a self-guided electric bike hire. Electric Bikes offer a unique experience viewing Kent on an electric bike!  They have a number of marked routes that pass many of Kent’s great attractions including historic castles, vineyards, a brewery, famous gardens, beautiful villages and lots more.  One of the popular trips is around the Weald visiting local vineyards or Old Dairy Brewery having a tour and tasting award ales and wines.

Old Dairy Brewery are offering a great group tour package (minimum 10 people) with electric bikes. Normal price for bike and a tour is £55 discounted price of £50.  Includes hire of your bike as well as tour of the brewery.  Not available on Sundays or bank holidays.

To book, please contact Virginia at Old Dairy Brewery or Electric Bikes on 01580 892259 or 07890515429. www.ukelectricbiketours.co.uk.