Twelve of the best pub quiz teams from across the South West descended on the St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre last night (February 25th) to compete for the bragging rights of Champion Pub in the St Austell Brewery Quiz Competition 2014, sponsored by Carlsberg.
One of the South West’s biggest breweries is diversifying into the coffee market, with the launch of its own new, exclusive brand of Fairtrade coffee.
St Austell Brewery has developed the Brewer & Bean coffee brand which this February will launch across the company’s 25-strong retail estate in Cornwall and Devon.
The Three Crowns Hotel in Chagford, Dartmoor, has launched a new country pursuits weekend break which is being offered as an alternative hen party option.
The 5* inn, which is owned by St Austell Brewery, is hoping to tap into the market for brides-to-be who are looking for a slightly more unusual way to celebrate ahead of their big day.
Dartmoor is the perfect place for trying out traditional country pursuits, and as part of the weekend break package guests at the Three Crowns can experience clay pigeon shooting, a falconry lesson, guidance on pheasant plucking and game preparation, and a talk with one of the hotel’s team of chefs on how local game is used on their menu.
The Pandora Inn at Restronguet Creek has won Gold at the 2013/14 South West Tourism Awards for the second year running.
At the awards ceremony held on Thursday 30 January, the Pandora saw off competition from some of the best pubs in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire to be named Tourism Pub of the Year.