The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Westmorland

We list 23 breweries in the Historic County of Westmorland. Of these, 12 are open breweries, 11 are closed breweries (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Bowness Bay Brewing Ltd Taproom
(Kendal, Cumbria 2012-Still Brewing)

Gan Yam Brew Co Taproom
(Kendal, Cumbria 2019-Still Brewing)

Grasmere Brewery
(Grasmere, Cumbria 2018-Still Brewing)

Handsome Brewery Limited
(Bowston, Cumbria 2016-Still Brewing)

Hawkshead Brewery Taproom Photo
(Staveley, Cumbria 2002-Still Brewing)

Kirkby Lonsdale Brewery Limited (Royal Barn) Taproom
(Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria 2016-Still Brewing)

Lakes Brew Co Taproom
(Kendal, Cumbria 2021-Still Brewing)

Langdale Brewing Company Ltd
(Docker, Cumbria 2017-Still Brewing)

The Shaws of Grange Brewing Co
(Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria 2019-Still Brewing)

Westmorland Brewery
(Kendal, Cumbria 2015-Still Brewing)

Wild Boar Brewery Brewpub
(Windermere, Cumbria 2013-Still Brewing)

Windermere Brewing Company Brewpub Photo
(Ings, Cumbria 2006-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Brewshine Brewery Closed
(Kendal, Cumbria 2014-2017)

Cartmel Brewery Closed Photo
(Kendal, Cumbria 1994-1998)

Chadwick's Brewery Closed
(Kendal, Cumbria 2014-2018)

Croglin Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria 2010-2011)

Helm Bar Brewery Closed
(Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria 2015-2018)

The Kendal Brewing Company Closed Brewpub
(Kendal, Cumbria 2011-2016)

Lakeland Brewing Company Closed
(Kendal, Cumbria 1997-2000)

The New Union Brewing Company Limited Closed Brewpub
(Kendal, Cumbria 2019-2019)

Nine Standards Brewery Closed
(Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria 2012-2013)

Old Cottage Beer Co Closed
(New Hutton, Cumbria 1996-1998)

Watermill Brewing Company Brewpub Dead Brand Photo
(Ings, Cumbria 2006-Still Brewing)


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

Last Updated : 13th March 2024