North Cotswold Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale

Welcome to our web site. We aim to keep beer drinkers up to date with local issues and events. Please feel free to join us at meetings, walks, and beer festivals, even if you are not a CAMRA member yet. For details of the area we cover, please select “Branch Area Map” left.


Latest News

We are now preparing for our 5th Ale & Steam Summer Weekend running from Friday 10th August to Sunday 12th August. Please select this link for details.

We hope the above event will be as successful as the Spring Ale & Steam Weekend – see below.

Our Branch also has a Facebook Page. Please click here


Great weather at our 10th Ale and Steam Spring Weekend on 19th and 20th May resulted in records being broken again. Please select the photo right, showing the busy scenes at Toddington, for a full report.



Congratulations to The Bell at Willersey for winning our Spring Seasonal Pub Award. Please select this link for more information.


Congratulations to the Inn at Fossebridge for winning our POTY award for 2018. The Craven Arms, Brockhampton, and the Eight Bells, Chipping Campden, were joint runners-up. Roger Price, left, is presenting the winner’s award on 22nd March.

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  The last walk, no.84, of the season was based on the Donnington’s pub, the Snowshill Arms, Snowshill. 17 walkers took part on Saturday 7th April. Please click on photo for a full report. There will now be a break in the walks until October.



We always try to show our branch mascot at this time of year. The lamb seen right eagerly volunteered during Walk 83, based on the White Hart in Wincombe, on Saturday 10th March. Please click on the photo for a full report.



Congratulations to the Mouse Trap Inn, Bourton On The Water, for being awarded our Winter 2018 Seasonal Pub Accolade. Please click this link for further details. Pictured are Mousetrap managers Robert Tudgey and Frank Fellows along with owner Mike Gascoine and North Cotswold Pubs Officer Martin Jones.



Our walk on Saturday February 3rd was based at the Donnington’s Queens Head pub in Stow on the Wold. The walk route took us pass the Brewery itself. One of the resident peacocks was admiring the view on the roof. Please click on the photo right for a full report.



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This site last updated on 11th July 2018