The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Local Government Authority area of North Devon

We list 18 breweries in the Local Government Authority area of North Devon. Of these, 8 are open breweries, 10 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Barum Brewery Ltd Brewpub Photo
(Barnstaple, Devon 1996-Still Brewing)

Busters Brewery Brewpub
(Barnstaple, Devon 2019-Still Brewing)

Combe Brewery Tap Room
(Ilfracombe, Devon 2020-Still Brewing)

FatBelly Brewery Brewing Suspended
(Ilfracombe, Devon 2016-Brewing Suspended)

Grampus Brewery Brewpub
(Lee, Devon 2014-Still Brewing)

GT Ales Ltd
(Chivenor, Devon 2015-Still Brewing)

Madrigal Brewery Tap Room
(Ilfracombe, Devon 2014-Still Brewing)

The Yelland Manor Brewing Company
(Yelland, Devon 2013-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Baskervilles Brewing Company Closed
(Yelland, Devon 2009-2011)

The Braunton Brewery Closed
(Chivenor, Devon 2015-2017)

Brewing Unplugged Closed Tap Room
(Bickington, Devon 2021-2021)

Burrington Brewery Closed
(Burrington, Devon 2003-2007)

Combe Brewery Closed
(Ilfracombe, Devon 1994-1996)

Combe Martin Brewery Closed
(Combe Martin, Devon 2005-2016)

The Devon Brewing Company Closed
(Yelland, Devon 2011-2013)

Swimbridge Brewery Limited Closed
(Swimbridge, Devon 1981-1983)

Tarka Ales Ltd Closed
(Fremington, Devon 2003-2007)

Wizard Ales Closed
(Ilfracombe, Devon 2003-2019)


Other categories of "brewery" include, amongst others, brewers whose status is uncertain and probably not brewing, closed breweries whose brands are produced elsewhere and brewery groups non-brewing headquarters. Contract, cuckoo and gypsy brewers, who are free to move premisses, and not allocated to a county.

Last Updated : 24th January 2023