Curious to see the magic behind how we craft the perfect Batemans’ pint of beer? Join us for an immersive brewery tour – a fantastic experience and a thoughtful gift for any beer or ale aficionado. With ample beer sampling, it’s a treat for your taste buds!

Batemans Brewery, based at Salem Bridge in Wainfleet since 1874, has a long and cherished reputation for brewing quality beers. Venture behind the scenes with us and explore four generations of brewing history – right up to the present day.

We pride ourselves on giving one of the country’s best brewery tours and sampling experiences. Our knowledgeable tour guides provide visitors with fascinating insights and amusing tales, ensuring engaging and entertaining tours –perfect for beer enthusiasts and soon-to-be converts. Expect a ‘touchy-feely’ tour filled with humour and anecdotes about the remarkable individuals who have shaped our brewery’s heritage and made it what it is today.



  • Experience a captivating journey through the history of Batemans Brewery with engaging talks highlighting our intriguing past
  • Explore the Victorian Brewhouse and step into the ‘Theatre of Beers,’ erected in 2002, unveiling the secrets of our modern brewing techniques
  • Get hands-on with raw materials at different stages of the brewing process
  • The tour culminates in our “cellars”, where there is ample opportunity to sample the brewed draught beers and pull them yourself from the brass beer engine pumps
Man on Brewery Tour
Woman and Man laughing on Brewery tour

Tour Timings

Wednesday 4.30pm*
or Saturday 12pm* & 3pm*
Sunday 11am* with Carvery @ The Old Chequers (a short 2 mile journey by car)

Brewery Tours last approximately up to two hours.

On Sundays, tours include ample samples and finishes with a delicious carvery at The Old Chequers Inn, just a 2-mile car journey from the brewery.

Tour Enquiries

Click here to email your enquiry

Tel: 01754 882030

Sampling Included

The tour culminates in visiting the sample cellars, where there is ample opportunity to try the current draught beers being brewed and pull them yourself from the brass beer engine pumps.

The Best Brewery Tour

Just did one this afternoon. Excellent, the best brewery tour I’ve ever been on. And to top it all off we won the quiz at the end.

David Elliott



Includes ample samples


Children (12-17 years old)

With parental supervision and sampling not permitted by law


Children (Under 12)

With parental supervision and sampling not permitted by law


Adult (Sunday only)

Includes tutored tastings & ample samples & finishes with a tasty carvery hosted by The Old Chequers Inn, just a short 2 mile car journey away. Limited to 10 places only – So book now to avoid disappointment!


Brewery Tours must be booked and paid for in advance and are subject to availability.

The tours last around 1hr 30m.

Batemans Brewery Tour

More Tour Information

Your safety is paramount to us. We kindly request that you wear sensible footwear as our tours involve navigating stairs and the active brewhouse environment. Please note that our brewery tour is not wheelchair accessible for safety reasons.

Due to the working and drink-producing nature of our brewery tours, we regret that dogs or pets cannot accompany visitors. However, your furry friends are welcome outside at the Old Chequers.

We love to organise and host exclusive evening brewery tours for groups of at least 15 people. Enjoy a comprehensive tour with abundant sampling, a Batemans quiz, and the option for pub games competitions. For pricing and pre-booking enquiries, call us at 01754 882030 or email us.

CAMRA Members, don’t miss out! Receive a complimentary bottle of Batemans Triple XB after your tour. Simply present your membership proof on the day to claim your FREE BOTTLE.

To show appreciation, all NHS and military staff receive a 10% discount on our Wednesday Brewery Tours. Bring your staff card and present it to our tour guide, and we will reimburse you for the discounted amount.

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a beer enthusiast? Our Brewery Tour gift vouchers, available on our online shop, are an excellent choice. Exchange these vouchers for Brewery Tour tickets. Click here to purchase your Gift Vouchers.

Click here to email your enquiry

Tel: 01754 882030