The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Bedfordshire

We list 22 breweries in the Historic County of Bedfordshire. Of these, 8 are open breweries, 14 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Brewhouse & Kitchen (Bedford) Brewpub
(Bedford, Bedfordshire 2016-Still Brewing)

Brewpoint Tap Room
(Bedford, Bedfordshire 2020-Still Brewing)

The Crown Brewery Brewpub
(Little Staughton, Bedfordshire 2017-Still Brewing)

Eagle Brewery Photo
(Bedford, Bedfordshire 2006-Still Brewing)

Kelchner Brewery
(Ampthill, Bedfordshire 2017-Still Brewing)

Leighton Buzzard Brewing Company Tap Room
(Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire 2014-Still Brewing)

The March Hare Brewpub Brewpub
(Dunton, Bedfordshire 2022-Still Brewing)

Potton Brewing Company Ltd
(Potton, Bedfordshire 2017-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Ampthill Brewhouse Closed
(Ampthill, Bedfordshire 2014-2018)

Biggleswade Brewhouse Closed Brewpub
(Biggleswade, Bedfordshire 2016-2018)

Brewery Z Closed
(Bedford, Bedfordshire 2018-2018)

Abel Brown's Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Stotfold, Bedfordshire 1995-1997)

Fedora & Firkin Closed Brewpub
(Luton, Bedfordshire 1996-1999)

Ivel Valley Brewery Closed Non-commercial Brewery
(Langford, Bedfordshire)

Nix Wincott Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Turvey, Bedfordshire 1987-1995)

Old Stables Brewing Company Closed Brewpub Photo
(Sandy, Bedfordshire 2002-2006)

Plot Five Brewing Closed Small Format
(Biggleswade, Bedfordshire 2019-2022)

The Potton Brewery Company Limited Closed
(Potton, Bedfordshire 1998-2016)

Rockhopper Brewing Company Closed
(Luton, Bedfordshire 2016-2019)

Shires Brewery Closed
(Shefford, Bedfordshire 1995-1996)

Wells & Young's Brewing Co Ltd Dead Brand Photo
(Bedford, Bedfordshire 2006-Still Brewing)

White Park Brewery Closed
(Cranfield, Bedfordshire 2007-2019)


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 : 18th January 2023