The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries By Ceremonial County

This list is of the Ceremonial Counties, known in Scotland as the Lieutenancy areas, of the United Kingdom. This is the definition generally in use today, however some of these "counties" are modern constructs and several have been disbanded.

For a more traditional version, a list ordered by Historic Counties is available here. Please note that this refers to the geographical area, where the pre-1974 admistrative county that carried that name included county boroughs, these are included within the county.

For a version of the above infomation presented in the form of Local Goverment Authority area is also available.

City of AberdeenTotal breweries: 4(Open: 1Closed: 3Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.54)
AberdeenshireTotal breweries: 12(Open: 6Closed: 6Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.12)
AngusTotal breweries: 9(Open: 4Closed: 5Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.18)
County AntrimTotal breweries: 7(Open: 4Closed: 3Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.14)
Argyll and ButeTotal breweries: 12(Open: 5Closed: 7Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.07)
County ArmghTotal breweries: 1(Open: 1Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.08)
AvonTotal breweries: 32(Open: 21Closed: 11Others: 0Brewery Density: 19.09)
Ayrshire and ArranTotal breweries: 6(Open: 3Closed: 3Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.09)
BanffshireTotal breweries: 3(Open: 1Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.06)
BedfordshireTotal breweries: 19(Open: 6Closed: 13Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.49)
BelfastTotal breweries: 6(Open: 4Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 3.48)
BerkshireTotal breweries: 31(Open: 19Closed: 12Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.51)
BerwickshireTotal breweries: 2(Open: 1Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.08)
BuckinghamshireTotal breweries: 28(Open: 18Closed: 10Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.96)
CaithnessTotal breweries: 1(Open: 1Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.06)
CambridgeshireTotal breweries: 43(Open: 29Closed: 14Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.86)
Channel IslandsTotal breweries: 14(Open: 6Closed: 8Others: 0Brewery Density: 2.24)
CheshireTotal breweries: 55(Open: 32Closed: 22Others: 1Brewery Density: 1.37)
ClackmannanshireTotal breweries: 6(Open: 3Closed: 3Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.99)
ClwydTotal breweries: 34(Open: 18Closed: 16Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.62)
CornwallTotal breweries: 50(Open: 30Closed: 20Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.84)
CumbriaTotal breweries: 66(Open: 44Closed: 22Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.65)
DerbyshireTotal breweries: 96(Open: 65Closed: 31Others: 0Brewery Density: 2.48)
County DerryTotal breweries: 4(Open: 3Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.14)
DevonTotal breweries: 101(Open: 61Closed: 40Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.91)
DorsetTotal breweries: 42(Open: 28Closed: 14Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.06)
County DownTotal breweries: 12(Open: 10Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.41)
DumfriesTotal breweries: 6(Open: 4Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.15)
DunbartonshireTotal breweries: 5(Open: 4Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.64)
City of DundeeTotal breweries: 5(Open: 2Closed: 3Others: 0Brewery Density: 3.33)
County DurhamTotal breweries: 47(Open: 23Closed: 24Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.86)
DyfedTotal breweries: 40(Open: 14Closed: 26Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.24)
City of EdinburghTotal breweries: 23(Open: 9Closed: 14Others: 0Brewery Density: 3.41)
EssexTotal breweries: 52(Open: 30Closed: 22Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.82)
County FermanaghTotal breweries: 2(Open: 1Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.06)
FifeTotal breweries: 20(Open: 10Closed: 10Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.75)
Mid GlamorganTotal breweries: 29(Open: 14Closed: 13Others: 2Brewery Density: 1.26)
South GlamorganTotal breweries: 17(Open: 12Closed: 5Others: 0Brewery Density: 3.58)
West GlamorganTotal breweries: 16(Open: 13Closed: 3Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.59)
Glasgow CityTotal breweries: 13(Open: 7Closed: 6Others: 0Brewery Density: 4.00)
GloucestershireTotal breweries: 47(Open: 31Closed: 16Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.98)
GwentTotal breweries: 22(Open: 12Closed: 10Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.77)
GwyneddTotal breweries: 20(Open: 14Closed: 6Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.43)
HampshireTotal breweries: 71(Open: 42Closed: 29Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.11)
HerefordshireTotal breweries: 35(Open: 12Closed: 23Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.55)
HertfordshireTotal breweries: 44(Open: 22Closed: 22Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.34)
InvernessTotal breweries: 14(Open: 9Closed: 5Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.11)
KentTotal breweries: 79(Open: 50Closed: 29Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.34)
KincardineshireTotal breweries: 5(Open: 5Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.51)
The Stewartry of KirkcudbrightTotal breweries: 1(Open: 1Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.04)
LanarkshireTotal breweries: 7(Open: 3Closed: 4Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.13)
LancashireTotal breweries: 85(Open: 48Closed: 37Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.56)
LeicestershireTotal breweries: 39(Open: 22Closed: 17Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.02)
LincolnshireTotal breweries: 56(Open: 26Closed: 30Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.37)
City of LondonTotal breweries: 1(Open: 0Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.00)
Greater LondonTotal breweries: 215(Open: 121Closed: 94Others: 0Brewery Density: 7.67)
City of LondonderryTotal breweries: 2(Open: 2Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 3.33)
East LothianTotal breweries: 8(Open: 4Closed: 4Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.59)
West LothianTotal breweries: 4(Open: 3Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.70)
Isle of ManTotal breweries: 5(Open: 5Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.87)
Greater ManchesterTotal breweries: 116(Open: 63Closed: 53Others: 0Brewery Density: 4.94)
MerseysideTotal breweries: 44(Open: 25Closed: 19Others: 0Brewery Density: 3.88)
West MidlandsTotal breweries: 80(Open: 43Closed: 37Others: 0Brewery Density: 4.77)
MidlothianTotal breweries: 5(Open: 5Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.41)
MorayTotal breweries: 4(Open: 4Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.18)
NairnTotal breweries: 1(Open: 1Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.20)
NorfolkTotal breweries: 67(Open: 43Closed: 24Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.80)
NorthamptonshireTotal breweries: 44(Open: 24Closed: 19Others: 1Brewery Density: 1.02)
NorthumberlandTotal breweries: 25(Open: 15Closed: 10Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.30)
NottinghamshireTotal breweries: 66(Open: 41Closed: 25Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.90)
OrkneyTotal breweries: 2(Open: 2Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.20)
OxfordshireTotal breweries: 52(Open: 26Closed: 26Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.00)
Perth and KinrossTotal breweries: 10(Open: 8Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.15)
PowysTotal breweries: 16(Open: 6Closed: 10Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.12)
RenfrewshireTotal breweries: 3(Open: 2Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.77)
Ross and CromartyTotal breweries: 12(Open: 11Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.17)
Roxburgh, Ettrick and LauderdaleTotal breweries: 3(Open: 2Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.08)
RutlandTotal breweries: 5(Open: 3Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.79)
ShetlandTotal breweries: 2(Open: 1Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.07)
ShropshireTotal breweries: 42(Open: 20Closed: 22Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.57)
SomersetTotal breweries: 61(Open: 30Closed: 31Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.72)
StaffordshireTotal breweries: 51(Open: 40Closed: 11Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.47)
Stirling and FalkirkTotal breweries: 11(Open: 7Closed: 3Others: 1Brewery Density: 0.60)
SuffolkTotal breweries: 61(Open: 36Closed: 24Others: 1Brewery Density: 0.95)
SurreyTotal breweries: 37(Open: 20Closed: 17Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.20)
East SussexTotal breweries: 51(Open: 27Closed: 24Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.53)
West SussexTotal breweries: 47(Open: 30Closed: 17Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.51)
SutherlandTotal breweries: 1(Open: 0Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.00)
TweeddaleTotal breweries: 5(Open: 3Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.06)
Tyne and WearTotal breweries: 50(Open: 27Closed: 23Others: 0Brewery Density: 5.00)
County TyroneTotal breweries: 3(Open: 1Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.03)
WarwickshireTotal breweries: 40(Open: 19Closed: 20Others: 1Brewery Density: 0.96)
Western IslesTotal breweries: 1(Open: 0Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.00)
Isle of WightTotal breweries: 9(Open: 4Closed: 5Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.05)
WigtonTotal breweries: 2(Open: 2Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.16)
WiltshireTotal breweries: 45(Open: 25Closed: 20Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.72)
WorcestershireTotal breweries: 40(Open: 22Closed: 18Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.26)
East Riding of YorkshireTotal breweries: 35(Open: 19Closed: 16Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.77)
North YorkshireTotal breweries: 87(Open: 54Closed: 32Others: 1Brewery Density: 0.62)
South YorkshireTotal breweries: 62(Open: 36Closed: 26Others: 0Brewery Density: 2.32)
West YorkshireTotal breweries: 158(Open: 83Closed: 74Others: 1Brewery Density: 4.09)


Footnote

Brewery Density is defined as the number of open breweries per 100km².

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Last Updated : 20th May 2020