East Bedfordshire

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Cider & Perry Pubs

Branch area pubs selling real cider and perry

  • Biggleswade
    • Golden Pheasant 71 High Street Biggleswade SG18 0JH Telephone(01767) 313653

      Cosy town centre pub serving good ales. Oak beamed rooms with a variety of brassware. The Grade II listed building dates back to the 18th century and appears to have been converted into a beerhouse in 1851, gaining a full license by 1955. Former E. Beds CAMRA Pub of the Year 2009. Six handpumps often feature a mild or porter and are sourced from across the UK. Up to four real ciders often featuring locale producers. It hosts a weekly meat raffle and a monthly quiz.

    • Stratton House Hotel London Road Biggleswade SG18 8ED Telephone(01767) 312442

      Reopened on 06/09/19 - full survey to be carried out. Food available lunchtimes and evenings, hours to be checked. Opening times listed are for the Bar.

  • Broom
    • Cock 23 High Street Broom SG18 9NA Telephone(01767) 314411

      A lovely grade II listed village pub dating from 1830s full of character having many small rooms. The front parlour has a wood fire, there is a snug room and also a games room with Northamptonshire Skittles, cribbage and darts. Further seating is available outside the entrance to the cellar from which all drinks are served as there is no bar so beers are poured straight from the casks. As well as beers from the breweries listed there are often others from, for example, Adnams and Theakstons. Just past the cellar entrance is the restaurant where fresh local produce is used extensively. Camping is available with access to toilets and cold water and there are three apartments in adjacent cottages. CAMRA members booking rooms will be entitled to free lunch or dinner.

  • Dunton
    • March Hare Brewpub 34 High Street Dunton SG18 8RN Telephone(01767) 318121

      A pub from 1840 and formerly known as the Wheatsheaf, it changed name to the March Hare in the mid 1980's under Whitbread's control. It closed in 2008, until bought and rescued from Admiral Taverns by the current licensees in February 2010. After a refurbishment, it re-opened in August 2010 as a freehouse. 2020 saw a further refurbishment during lockdown. In April 2022 the March Hare installed a half barrel brewery and became the March Hare BrewPub, with real ales brewed on the premises to the high standards with which John, the joint landlord, serves his beers.. The Brewpub is very popular with customers from both within the village and further afield. Local venue for Dunton Folk musicians. Winter Dark Beer Special festival in late January.

  • Henlow
    • Engineers Arms 68 High Street Henlow SG16 6AA Telephone(01462) 812284

      A traditional two bar community village pub with 10 handpumps, serving an ever-changing range of beers, plus up to 6 ciders and perry. Regular mini beer fests and tap takeovers with beers from various parts of the country. The pub features regular live music. It is well decorated with brewery and sporting memorabilia and also has a CAMRA members corner. It is both dog and child friendly and there is a wide range of games for both children and adults including a Skittles Table. There is an outside area at the front and back with a marquee erected during the winter and a non-smoking patio area. Various community events and trips make it a hub of local life. Awards •    Bedfordshire County Pub of the Year 2014 & 2015 •    East Bedfordshire Branch Pub of the Year 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 •    East Bedfordshire Branch Cider Pub of the Year 2018,2023

  • Langford
    • Plough 77 Church Street Langford SG18 9QA Telephone(01462) 700348

      Open plan pub refurbished in April 2022 but first licensed in 1846, with L-shaped bar and exposed beams and comfortable seating throughout. . The large garden areas are popular in the summer and a floodlit Petanque court is also available. On Thursdays a quiz is held and there are also Live Music events on Saturday nights. The Pool table is exceptionally popular and the pub supports several teams. Branch Most Improved Pub of the Year 2022.

  • Potton
    • Potton & District Club 38 Station Road Potton SG19 2PZ Telephone(01767) 261465

      These premises are run as a club, where the majority of customers are members, standard membership is £20 per annum and £10 for Seniors. However guests are welcome although they may be required to pay slightly higher costs for drinks than the members. A beer festival is held in October.

  • Sandy
    • Sir William Peel 39 High Street Sandy SG19 1AG Telephone(01767) 843026

      Friendly and welcoming community pub offering good beer and old fashioned hospitality. It dates back to 1838 when two cottages were converted into a pub which was originally called the Lord Nelson. The current name - changed in 1994 - refers to a naval hero with local connections who was awarded the Victoria Cross. The number of real ales available has increased from four to six and the internal layout of the pub is being gradually altered with upgraded furnishings, etc.. Guest ales and ciders available can be found on the pub's listing at 'realalefinder.com'. Good bus & rail links.


      • Bedfordshire County Cider Pub of the Year 2022
      • East Bedfordshire Branch Cider Pub of the Year 2022
  • Stotfold
    • Coach & Horses 95 The Green Stotfold SG5 4DG Telephone(01462) 734135

      Opened in 1844, this former Whitbreads pub has become a freehouse in last few years years. Recent renovations have made this small pub into an open plan layout. The main bar area has a two large screen TV with Viasat sports, jukebox and a dartboard, the pool table is in a separate room. There is likely to be two or three real ales on for most sessions, including LocALe beers, plus up to 3 real ciders. There is regular live music and several sports teams are based at the pub.

  • Sutton
    • John O'Gaunt Inn 30 High Street Sutton SG19 2NE Telephone(01767) 260377

      This pub dates back to 1835 and has a Lounge bar containing the village quilt assembled by local societies and the village school. There is a local golf society, plus occasional live music. Northamptonshire Skittles, darts and other pubs games available in the public bar, plus Petanque in the garden. Traditional country pub food served Tue-Sat, plus Sunday lunch in the restaurant at the rear of the lounge bar. Food also served Bank Holiday Mondays but not the Tuesday following.