Take a guided tour through the Victorian Brewery and experience the whole brewing process – find out about the secret spring that supplies our water and experience each step in creating the South West's most popular beers. Our Visitor Centre has won a Silver award in the Green Tourism Business Scheme and also won bronze awards at the 2013 Cornwall Tourism Awards and 2014 South West Tourism Awards. 

Make sure you leave time for the Hicks Bar for some essential sampling of our award winning beers plus the chance to enjoy home cooked pub food and snacks prepared to order.

Visit our licensed Brewery Shop and Warehouse for wines, spirits, clothing and gifts and of course St Austell bottled beers - all at special prices.

Number One Activity on TripAdvisor in the St Austell area.


Monday to Friday: 10am to 5:30pm 
Sat: 10am to 4pm 
Food served Monday - Saturday 12pm - 3pm

To book your tour call 01726 66022

Due to a private function the Visitor Centre will be closed to the public on Friday 1st August 2014.

For special access details or additional information on visiting the Visitor Centre view our Access Statement.


Experience the sights, smells and taste of the historic brewery. Tours are 90 minutes and run between 11am and 4pm and booking is advisable.


By Car: Approaching St Austell town centre from all directions, follow the brown tourist signs for St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre.  

For Sat-Nav users the Brewery’s postcode is PL25 4BY. Or type your postcode in the box below to get directions. Free car park on site

By Rail/Bus: The Brewery and Visitor Centre is a short 5-minute walk uphill from St Austell's main rail and bus station. 
Arrive with a valid rail/bus ticket (dated for the day of your visit) and receive a £1 discount from the tour admission price.
For more information on rail services visit First Great Western, and for bus services visit First Group (Routes 25, 26, 27, 101) or Western Greyhound (Routes 520, 521, 522, 525, 526, 527, 529).

For more information on this offer please visit Public Transport in Cornwall.

By Bike: You will be pleased to know that we have a bike rack and you will also receive a £1 discount from the tour admission price.


St Austell Brewery provides a unique, versatile and well-equipped venue for meetings, functions, family celebrations and weddings

We always hope your experience is an enjoyable one and that we will be welcoming you back soon.

To help us know what we did well and to understand areas for improvement please take a few minutes to complete our online Smiles survey after your visit. In return your name will be entered into a prize draw and each month someone will win £250 worth of St Austell Brewery vouchers.

Visit smiles-survey.co.uk and you could win £250 of Brewery vouchers


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