Yorkshire Ale Trail Map

Welcome to Yorkshire's Delicious Ale Trail which will give you more than a taste of the variety of ale offer right across Yorkshire.

Whether you venture far from home or just pop along to your local, you can be sure of a warm welcome in any of Yorkshire's pubs.

Our Delicious Ale Trail map allows you to find your way to the excellent ales around the county so wherever you are or whatever you are doing, get ready to enjoy a proper pint or two – a real taste to savour.

The Fleece Inn, Barkisland

The pub at The Fleece offers locally brewed cask ales (strictly so!), lagers, stouts and ciders and a rather good wine list too. What’s more, our wines were selected with a little help from award winning merchants, House of Townend. A modern Yorkshire style of cooking sees every dish made from fresh within our kitchen.

The Bull Inn, West Tanfield

The Bull is a very old traditional country inn set on the banks of the River Ure in a picturesque village.

The Royal Oak, Ripon

For fabulous food, friendly and attentive service and a relaxed stay, The Royal Oak is the perfect choice

1.The King's Head Inn

A suntrap of a beer garden with distinctive Roseberry Topping in the background, proper pub food, comfy rooms and a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere makes The King’s Head Inn pretty hard to beat when it comes to the best place to enjoy a glass of Yorkshire’s finest.

2. Woodman Inn, Thunderbridge

The Woodman Inn is a beautifully refurbished 18th century inn providing great food, real ale and hotel style accommodation. Nestled in the picturesque hamlet of Thunderbridge, The Woodman Inn has everything a good pub should. A real effort is made to source locally produced items not just with our food, our real ales come from as little as 1 mile away from the pub!

3. The Boundary House

Newly opened, the Boundary House is nestled in the small village of Methley just 9 miles from Leeds. Set adjacent to the village’s picturesque cricket field, the Boundary House has a cosy bar with open fires serving craft lager and real ales. Its restaurant serves a locally sourced seasonal menu that changes every two weeks. The Boundary House boasts a large beer garden where customers can while away a summer’s day with a cocktail in hand. Dogs welcome.

4. The Charles Bathurst Inn

A proper Yorkshire welcome, an AA Rosette award winning seasonal menu featuring produce from local farms and game from the surrounding moors accompanied by fine ales and carefully selected wines. Serving local, traditional ales such as Best Bitters along with a popular rotation of more unusual brews such as small batch beers from Black Sheep Brewery.

5. The King's Arms

A historic inn nestled at the heart of some of the most spectacular scenery the Yorkshire Dales National Park has to offer. With stone flagged floors, high beams and a large inglenook fireplace, we offer excellent food with locally sourced cask conditioned ales including several from Black Sheep Brewery and Askrigg Brewery’s specially brewed Kings Arms Bitter.

6. The Punch Bowl Inn

Great food, fine ales and wines and a friendly welcome. Serving more traditional bitters from local breweries Black Sheep and Rudgate along with at least one blonde bitter. An ideal location for walking, cycling and touring the Dales with some of the most breathtaking views in Swaledale. Contemporary luxury and timeless craftsmanship combine with loads of original 17th century character to provide a stylishly relaxing base from which to enjoy the stunning Yorkshire Dales.

7. Gameskeeper's Inn

A traditional pub serving a selection of ales and wines, restaurant serving freshly prepared local produce plus 5 beautiful en-suite bedrooms, make the Gamekeeper’s Inn the perfect getaway from which to explore the stunning Yorkshire Dales. DINNER, BED & BREAKFAST £100 Per night • 2 people • Cooked breakfast Dinner, 2 courses • Leisure facilities Sunday - Thursday.

8. Hare and Hounds

The Hare and Hounds is a 16th century Coaching Inn situated on the A64 near Scarborough. Serving traditional cask ales, the pub features in the Good Beer Guide 2015. Family run and proud of selecting local ales and produce, the pub serves classic dishes and specialises in fresh lobster. Runner up in Enterprise Inns Pubs in Bloom competition, the beer garden is a relaxing place to unwind, serving food daily.

9. George & Dragon

Friendly family run restaurant with rooms. 17th century coaching inn with original features. Open fire in winter creating a cosy atmosphere. Patio for alfresco dining in summer. We have 5 traditional cask ales from the local breweries, we embrace the principle of good food in relaxed surroundings. We are proud to make all our own breads, desserts and ice creams. There are 7 ensuite rooms with varying designs.

10. The Chequers Inn

Nestled in the picturesque village of Ledsham, this historic pub offers a true taste of Yorkshire with a selection of regional ales and a delicious daily food menu showcasing locally sourced produce. With a history that can be traced back to 1540, The Chequers Inn is one of England’s true traditional pubs. Join us on a summer’s day in our picturesque terraced garden or cosy up next to our roaring fires in winter.

11. The Bull Inn

The Bull Inn has one of the finest riverside gardens in the country at the gateway to Wensleydale. Complete with ice cream shack and bottle bar – the terraced garden overlooks the River Ure and the 18th Century bridge. The cask-marque accredited inn has an informal, welcoming atmosphere, good pub food, and a selection of well-kept, cask ales. B&B is offered throughout the year. Dogs welcome.

12. Ferguson Fawsitt Arms

Situated in the picturesque village of Walkington just 3 miles from historic Beverley the Ferguson Fawsitt Arms has been serving local ales since 1866. Serving breakfast every day, a daily cook to order menu, carvery option and curry night every Thursday – along with a wide selection of quality wines and spirit available, you’ll be spoiled for choice. With 10 ensuite lodge style bedrooms, a function room available for private use, large car park and a warm welcome to coach parties.

13. The Royal Oak

A must visit when in the historic city of Ripon for fabulous AA rosette awarded food, award winning cask ale, friendly yet attentive service and a relaxed overnight stay. We’re housed in a renovated 18th century Coaching Inn, right in the centre of historic Ripon and only a stone’s throw from Ripon cathedral. Also a perfect base for exploring Yorkshire being close to the beautiful spa towns of Harrogate and Knaresborough, the market town and racecourse of Thirsk and not too far from historic York.

14. The Woolly Sheep

A must visit when in the thriving market town of Skipton, this Timothy Taylor’s pub has it all; superb modern British fresh food, 12 AA four star rated rooms, an award winning beer garden and of course, Timothy Taylor’s cask ales in perfect condition. Situated in the centre of Skipton, the Woolly Sheep was the winner of Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub in 2014 and is much loved by locals and visitors alike.

15. Theakston Brewery & Visitor Centre

The famous Theakston Brewery is located in the beautiful market town of Masham. In 2015 the company celebrates its 188th birthday, making it one of the longest established breweries in Britain. Discover how the famous Theakston ales are brewed and witness the brewing methods built on almost two centuries of tradition. Experience the taste and aromas of malted barley and English hops before sampling the beers in the brewery tap. With six different Theakston beers to choose from there is a beer for everyone! Don’t miss the working Cooperage where the traditional oak casks are handcrafted by one of the last fully employed brewery coopers in the country. Guided tours take approx. 45 minutes and run at 11.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm everyday. Enjoy the Theakston experience!

16. Wold Top Brewery

From the Wolds to the World, Wold Top Beers are widely available in both cask and bottle. Ask in the local pub, websales via the website, Farm Shops and Deli’s and also direct from our brewery offsales Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm. Please note though that offsales are closed weekends and bank holidays and the brewery is not open for tours. The garden opens for www.ngs.org

17. Black Sheep Brewery

Set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales,the Black Sheep Brewery is the ideal location for a day or evening out. Why not take on one of our guided tours of our brewery and find out how we brew our famous ales? Afterwards you can kick back and relax over a delicious meal at the Black Sheep Bar & Bistro. Our shop has lots of Black Sheep goodies including, of course, our range of award-winning ales so you can stock up before you go home.

18. Timothy Taylor's - A Timeless Tradition

To Timothy Taylor's flavour is all important. The unique "Taylor's Taste" is achieved by only the finest natural ingredients, taking pride in the brewing process and allowing full time for the ales to ferment and mature. Since 1928 Taylor's beers have won over 70 prestigious awards. Landlord, the company's nationally renowned pale ale that was once described by pop icon Madonna as the "Champagne of Ales", has won more prizes than any other beers.

4  The Anvil Inn, Sawdon

In the heart of the pretty village of Sawdon on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.

5  The Black Bull, Moulton

A high quality village inn renowned for its food and excellent service.

6  The Carpenters Arms, Felixkirk

An award winning traditional village inn with rooms on the outskirts of the market town of Thirsk.

7  Cask Corner, Doncaster

A quirky venue offering a great selection of drinks you simply won’t find anywhere else

8  Chemic Tavern, Leeds

A traditional real ale pub with live music and a wonderful atmosphere.

9  Chequers Inn, Ledsham

Truly one of England’s old traditional inns with a history that can be traced back to 1540.

10The Craven Arms, Appletreewick

A pub nestled in the heart of wharfedale with that ‘something’ extra special and serving real ales.

11The Crown & Cushion, Welburn

A traditional village inn located on the main street in Welburn, 1 mile from Castle Howard.

12The Drovers Arms, Skipwith

Set in the picturesque village of Skipwith only ten miles from York. One of the area’s main destination inns.

13The Durham Ox, Crayke

An award winning traditional pub showcasing the best of local produce in our menu.

14The Flying Duck, Ilkley

A traditional Yorkshire Dales Real Ale and Fine Wine bar, situated in Ilkley town centre.

15The Foresters Arms, Carlton-in-Coverdale

Nestled under the peaks of Roova Crags and Penhill, serving local cask ales.

16Fox and Goose, Hebden Bridge

West Yorkshire’s first co-operative pub, the Fox Friends have come together to save their well-loved local.

17George and Dragon Inn, Asygarth

In the heart of the stunning Yorkshire Dales near the spectacular Aysgarth falls.

18Hare & Hounds, High Hawsker

An excellent range of beers, lagers, cider and ales along with home cook food, which is locally sourced.

19Hemelvaart Bier Café, Bedale

Continental-style beer café serving Belgian beers, hot drinks and range of food all day.

20The Huntsman, Thurlstone

A proper real ale pub. No TV’s, no gaming machines. Real beer, live music and good conversation.

21Marine Bar, Bridlington

Serving traditional real ales and home cooked food with panoramic views around Bridlington bay.

22Mallyan Spout Hotel, Goathland

Spout Bar, next to the Mallyan Spout Hotel, Goathland serves real ales, lagers, cocktails etc and good pub grub.

23Millers Bar, Brighouse

A community, family friendly pub, serving quality real ales, draft lagers and ciders.

24Ring O Bells, Thornton

A traditional, family owned, welcoming Yorkshire pub, that is multi award winning with superb, creative cuisine.

25Shibden Mill Inn, Halifax

Rich history ,great beer, outstanding food and warm hospitality in the most picturesque of settings.

26The Star @ Sancton

A traditional village pub for ‘drinking and dining’. We serve local, high quality food in a relaxed atmosphere.

27The Wheatsheaf Inn, Borrowby

A family run small traditional 17th century village free house with open fire, beer garden, dominoes and darts.

28The White Lion, Kildwick

The White Lion dates back to the 17th century, sitting between the Leeds Liverpool Canal and the River Aire.

29WM Hawkes, Hull

Hawkes is a traditonal pub on Scale Lane in the heart of Hull’s historic Old Town.

30The Woodman Inn, Thunderbridge

A traditional bar with a chatter of happy customers and the tinkling of knives and forks.