Real Ale Trail Events 2020

Spring is on the horizon, the trees come into leaf and wild daffodil bloom. This means on thing, the wheels on our ale trail buses start turning again. Hundreds of ale lovers come together for a day full of real ale, food, music and laughter, all without needed a designated driver!

Vale of Glamorgan | 4th April

The Vale of Glamorgan, in South Wales is full to the brim with some of the best pubs a real ale drinker could wish for, with many small breweries and a huge array of village pubs to drink in.
But sampling those pubs – and most importantly, that ale – presents your average real ale fan with one major problem: who’s going to do the driving? Our dedicated bus service bring together hundreds of ale loves with handpicked pubs. Our April event usually sells out so make sure to get your tickets early! Book online here or get your ticket at the participating pub in March.

Cheshire | 4th April

After a successful first Trail in October the Cheshire Real Ale Trail returns in the Spring, visiting an array of pubs, with some new stops including a microbrewery this April! Discover the charm of the quintessential English country pub.

Book online here or get your ticket at the participating pub in March. Chin Chin!

Aberdeen | 25th April

Aberdeen Trail has a little twist not only do pubs have local ales, but specialise in local craft beer! Aberdeen is home to the craft beer revolution being home to breweries such as BrewDog, Fierce Brewery, Deeside and more! Our buses roll in the iconic Granite city again this April. Book online here or get your ticket at the participating pub in March.

Wrexham | 25th April

Taking you from a town centre pub to some of the best loved village pubs know for their excellent hospitality, real ales and food. Each pub offers something different to experience. Book online here or get your ticket at the participating pub in March.

Wyre Forest | 25th April

Visiting pubs and breweries in Kidderminster, Bewdley, Stourport and surrounding areas. Book online here or get your ticket at the participating pub in March.

Conwy | 2nd May

The Trail takes you along the Conwy coastline stopping off at some of the best watering holes and microbreweries along the way. Book online here or get your ticket at the participating pub in April.

how the real ale trail works

Shropshire | 16th May

Visiting pubs in and around Shrewsbury. Chauffeuring you out into the countryside to visit cosy pubs serving locally brewed Real Ales.

Wirral | 16th May

Hop on the bus around the Wirral peninsular visiting proper pubs sampling food and real ale along the way. We take you to a mixture of pubs, from the quirky to the traditional.

Teesside | 30th May

*NEW for 2020*

Next stop Teesside, Yorkshire! We are taking our award-winning Real Ale Festival to 10 pubs near Middlesbrough.

Yorkshire Dales | 13th June

*NEW for 2020*

Next stop  the Yorkshire Dales! We are taking our award-winning Real Ale Festival to microbreweries and pubs nestled in gods own country.

Snowdonia | 20th June

Some people say the Snowdonia Trail is our most beautiful Trail, but we couldn’t possibly comment.

Traveling from the coast to the mountains, we stop off in traditional Welsh pubs along the way.

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