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The Brewery

Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery Co Ltd was established February 2009.

The company owners all share a passion for real ale and were keen to re-establish a local brewery. Kirkby Lonsdale has had brewing at its heart for centuries until the trade had all but died out.

After many months of planning and preperation, the brewery was finally installed by Porter Brewing Company and is situated at the Old Station Yard, Kirkby Lonsdale. Since opening, we have endeavoured to get our beer to reach all across the North of England and have opened our own beer barn in the heart of the town.

The name of the first beer produced, “Ruskins”, comes from the iconic Ruskin’s View which Turner famously painted in 1816. In keeping with the local theme all of the brewery pump clips are branded with an image of the local landmark, Devils Bridge, in the centre and all of our beer names have a link to the local area. We are a company with local values at heart and produce that has proven a hit with our customers. We love what we do and can’t wait to see what the future has in store.

Buy our beer Contact Us

MON-WED: 10.00-21.30

THURS-SAT: 10.00-23.00

SUN: 11.00-22.00

Trade: 015242 72221

Royal Barn: 015242 71918

Email: sales@klbrewery.com


Beer, Beer everywhere

Called in with my wife on a quiet Monday night and was pleasantly stunned with the size, décor and choice of drinks available. Even when quiet, has a great atmosphere and is a beer tasters heaven. Even the latest offering is burbling away in the corner. Lovely place with a friendly welcome and is worth a visit for a visit to the gents only.

By Geoff H, Southport

Friendly brewery with good beer

Popped into the brewery on a Sunday afternoon - we found the choice of brews to be wide, catering for every beery taste, plus a good selection of imported beers and ciders. There is a small selection of food and soft drinks available. All in all, an excellent find, and well worth a visit if you are in the area.

By Peter W, Clayon-le-Moors

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How to find us

Leave the M6 at Junction 36 following signs for Kirkby Lonsdale A65, follow this road until you reach the roundabout parallel to Booths supermarket. Take the first exit toward booths and turn right at the end of the road. We are situated on the right hand side of the road opposite the Post Office next to New Road Car park. Our address is: New Rd, Kirkby Lonsdale, LA6 2AB.

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Local taxi numbers that you can use are:

Main Street Taxis – 07934 686256
24/7 Taxis – 01539 563405
On Time Taxis – 07917 801878
Lady Cab – 07715 660673
Austwick Taxis – 015242 51364
Blue Star Taxis – 01539 482066

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There are a number of bus routes that allow you to get to us. The best ones are the Lancaster number 81, and Kendal number 567.

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Where to stay

The Orange Tree

Choose from a selection of our luxury rooms which are all en-suite, contain a flat-screen LCD TV, and provide hot beverage facilities. Visit the Orange Tree website here.

Outhouse Bothy

Hidden in the centre of one of the most desirable places to live in England. The Outhouse Bothy is a teeny tiny one-bedroom dwelling. The first thing you ll notice is the ancient (uneven) curved stone staircase, unsuitable for children. The ground floor has a dinky kitchen, microwave, small fridge, kettle, toaster & of course a kitchen sink (great excuse not to cook) The first-floor bedroom opens out to a sun trapped terrace with adjoining WC & shower room.


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