The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries By Historic County

This list is of the counties of the United Kingdom before the county reorganisation of 1974, which are generally known as the Historic Counties. Please note that this refers to the geographical area, where the pre-1974 admistrative county that carried that name included county boroughs or in Scotland burghs, these are included within the county.

A list ordered using the Ceremonial Counties is available here.

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

AberdeenshireTotal breweries: 20(Open: 9Closed: 11Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.17)
AngleseyTotal breweries: 8(Open: 3Closed: 5Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.42)
AngusTotal breweries: 16(Open: 7Closed: 9Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.32)
County AntrimTotal breweries: 19(Open: 12Closed: 7Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.42)
ArgyllshireTotal breweries: 16(Open: 10Closed: 6Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.12)
County ArmghTotal breweries: 3(Open: 3Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.24)
AyrshireTotal breweries: 6(Open: 2Closed: 4Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.07)
BanffshireTotal breweries: 3(Open: 1Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.06)
BedfordshireTotal breweries: 21(Open: 8Closed: 13Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.65)
BerkshireTotal breweries: 57(Open: 33Closed: 24Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.76)
BerwickshireTotal breweries: 2(Open: 0Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.00)
BrecknockshireTotal breweries: 12(Open: 3Closed: 9Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.16)
BuckinghamshireTotal breweries: 32(Open: 15Closed: 17Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.78)
ButeshireTotal breweries: 4(Open: 3Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.51)
CaernarfonshireTotal breweries: 10(Open: 8Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.54)
CaithnessTotal breweries: 1(Open: 1Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.06)
CambridgeshireTotal breweries: 29(Open: 19Closed: 10Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.72)
CardiganshireTotal breweries: 12(Open: 3Closed: 9Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.17)
CarmarthenshireTotal breweries: 13(Open: 5Closed: 8Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.21)
Channel IslandsTotal breweries: 14(Open: 5Closed: 9Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.87)
CheshireTotal breweries: 85(Open: 41Closed: 44Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.56)
ClackmannanshireTotal breweries: 5(Open: 2Closed: 3Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.42)
CornwallTotal breweries: 63(Open: 37Closed: 26Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.04)
CumberlandTotal breweries: 23(Open: 11Closed: 12Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.28)
DenbighshireTotal breweries: 26(Open: 13Closed: 13Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.54)
DerbyshireTotal breweries: 111(Open: 65Closed: 46Others: 0Brewery Density: 2.52)
County DerryTotal breweries: 6(Open: 5Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.24)
DevonTotal breweries: 111(Open: 57Closed: 54Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.85)
DorsetTotal breweries: 48(Open: 28Closed: 20Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.11)
County DownTotal breweries: 10(Open: 6Closed: 4Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.25)
DumfriesshireTotal breweries: 7(Open: 3Closed: 4Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.11)
DunbartonshireTotal breweries: 6(Open: 2Closed: 4Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.32)
County DurhamTotal breweries: 72(Open: 30Closed: 42Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.17)
EssexTotal breweries: 78(Open: 40Closed: 38Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.09)
County FermanaghTotal breweries: 2(Open: 1Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.06)
FifeTotal breweries: 25(Open: 9Closed: 16Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.68)
FlintshireTotal breweries: 8(Open: 3Closed: 5Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.68)
GlamorganTotal breweries: 62(Open: 35Closed: 27Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.58)
GloucestershireTotal breweries: 88(Open: 45Closed: 43Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.38)
HampshireTotal breweries: 94(Open: 49Closed: 45Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.26)
HerefordshireTotal breweries: 42(Open: 15Closed: 27Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.69)
HertfordshireTotal breweries: 50(Open: 19Closed: 31Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.16)
HuntingdonshireTotal breweries: 11(Open: 6Closed: 5Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.63)
Inverness-shireTotal breweries: 18(Open: 12Closed: 6Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.11)
KentTotal breweries: 109(Open: 57Closed: 52Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.53)
KincardineshireTotal breweries: 5(Open: 3Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.30)
Kinross-shireTotal breweries: 1(Open: 1Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.53)
KirkcudbrightshireTotal breweries: 1(Open: 1Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.04)
LanarkshireTotal breweries: 22(Open: 11Closed: 11Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.51)
LancashireTotal breweries: 280(Open: 127Closed: 153Others: 0Brewery Density: 2.61)
LeicestershireTotal breweries: 45(Open: 23Closed: 22Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.07)
LincolnshireTotal breweries: 60(Open: 28Closed: 32Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.41)
East LothianTotal breweries: 9(Open: 3Closed: 6Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.44)
West LothianTotal breweries: 4(Open: 1Closed: 3Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.23)
Isle of ManTotal breweries: 10(Open: 8Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.40)
MerionethTotal breweries: 4(Open: 2Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.12)
MiddlesexTotal breweries: 121(Open: 53Closed: 68Others: 0Brewery Density: 8.80)
MidlothianTotal breweries: 37(Open: 19Closed: 18Others: 0Brewery Density: 5.37)
MonmouthshireTotal breweries: 24(Open: 12Closed: 12Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.41)
MontgomeryshireTotal breweries: 6(Open: 3Closed: 3Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.15)
MorayshireTotal breweries: 6(Open: 2Closed: 4Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.16)
NairnshireTotal breweries: 1(Open: 1Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.19)
NorfolkTotal breweries: 71(Open: 44Closed: 27Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.82)
NorthamptonshireTotal breweries: 51(Open: 24Closed: 27Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.02)
NorthumberlandTotal breweries: 71(Open: 39Closed: 32Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.78)
NottinghamshireTotal breweries: 79(Open: 47Closed: 32Others: 0Brewery Density: 2.15)
OrkneyTotal breweries: 2(Open: 2Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.20)
OxfordshireTotal breweries: 45(Open: 18Closed: 27Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.93)
PeebleshireTotal breweries: 5(Open: 3Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.33)
PembrokeshireTotal breweries: 18(Open: 7Closed: 11Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.44)
PerthshireTotal breweries: 10(Open: 7Closed: 3Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.11)
RadnorshireTotal breweries: 2(Open: 2Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.18)
RenfrewshireTotal breweries: 6(Open: 5Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.92)
Ross and CromartyTotal breweries: 10(Open: 7Closed: 3Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.09)
RoxburghshireTotal breweries: 3(Open: 3Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.17)
RutlandTotal breweries: 5(Open: 3Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.79)
SelkirkshireTotal breweries: 0(Open: 0Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.00)
ShetlandTotal breweries: 3(Open: 1Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.07)
ShropshireTotal breweries: 43(Open: 13Closed: 30Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.37)
SomersetTotal breweries: 75(Open: 34Closed: 41Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.81)
StaffordshireTotal breweries: 83(Open: 50Closed: 33Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.67)
StirlingshireTotal breweries: 14(Open: 8Closed: 6Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.69)
SuffolkTotal breweries: 70(Open: 41Closed: 29Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.08)
SurreyTotal breweries: 124(Open: 63Closed: 61Others: 0Brewery Density: 3.79)
SussexTotal breweries: 125(Open: 71Closed: 53Others: 1Brewery Density: 1.88)
SutherlandTotal breweries: 1(Open: 0Closed: 1Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.00)
County TyroneTotal breweries: 3(Open: 1Closed: 2Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.03)
WarwickshireTotal breweries: 78(Open: 36Closed: 42Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.82)
WestmorlandTotal breweries: 22(Open: 12Closed: 10Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.59)
WigtownshireTotal breweries: 2(Open: 2Closed: 0Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.16)
WiltshireTotal breweries: 55(Open: 27Closed: 28Others: 0Brewery Density: 0.78)
WorcestershireTotal breweries: 69(Open: 31Closed: 38Others: 0Brewery Density: 1.78)
YorkshireTotal breweries: 364(Open: 182Closed: 181Others: 1Brewery Density: 1.16)


Footnote

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

Last Updated : 20th May 2020