Connecting the Old Town to the Seafront, the historic harbour and beach town of Bridlington is inviting visitors to enjoy the best real ales from the area as it prepares to launch its very own Ale Trail. Launching on Monday 1st of November, the trail gives visitors the opportunity to walk around this beautiful town and visit the six real ale venues along the trail.
Six unique venues make up the trail: The Old Ship Inn, The Telegraph, The Brunswick Hotel, Bridbrewer and Taproom, Stackhouse Bar and the newly opened Three B’s Micropub. With the first venue conveniently located close to Bridlington Train Station, the trail boasts great transports links, making it the perfect option for those travelling from further afield.
The Old Ship Inn is a traditional Cask Marque and Beer accredited real ale pub with a five-star rated kitchen and cellar. There is up to six real ales on offer and two real ciders or Perry. Food is served Monday to Saturday until 7pm, and with six real ales to choose from, there’s a tipple for every pallet – there’s even live entertainment to enjoy on Saturday and Sunday.
The second stop on the trail is The Telegraph, an atmospheric real ale and live music venue for over 18s only. The third stop on the trail, the Brunswick Hotel, follows. Established in the 1800s, it’s one of the oldest hotels in the area, and the oldest venue on this trail. Known locally as ‘The Brunnie’, it is famous for its live entertainment, resident organist, and karaoke!
The Bridbrewer and Taproom, is the fourth must-see venue on the trail. Established in 2020, The BridBrewer and Taproom offers a unique selection of bespoke artisan ales, all brewed on the premises. This is certainly a venue to revisit as the team brews various unique beers throughout the year.
The penultimate venue is the Stackhouse Bar. After the success of their first micropub in Hornsea, the owners made the decision to open a second venue down a secret alleyway! Officially Bridlington’s first micropub, the Stackhouse Bar, opened its doors in March 2019 and offers a wide selection of national and local real ales, ciders and even craft keg and craft cans. And as dogs are welcome, visitors can enjoy a pint with their favourite four-legged friends.
For those able to complete the full trail, the final venue is the Three B’s micropub on Marshall Avenue. Claimed to be ‘Bridlington’s Real Ale destination’, the Three B’s is a true micropub with no music, sports, TVs or gaming machines anywhere to be seen – perfect for having a good old chinwag! The pub offers a selection of real ales and over 10 ciders and is run by two passionate real ale enthusiasts who are always happy to offer their advice on choice picks. This dog- and child-friendly pub is open Wednesday to Sunday, and from 4pm on Tuesdays.
Speaking about the launch of the trail, Kerry Carruthers, Yorkshire Coast BID CEO, commented: “I am delighted that we are able to support such a wonderful project that celebrates the brilliant local venues Bridlington has to offer. It has been such a hard time for the hospitality industry and we’re hoping this will help bring even more footfall back to this wonderful town.”
For more information on the ale trail and to view a map visit www.bridrealaleguide.co.uk.