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The following are additions or changes that will need to be taken into account in the next edition(s) of the relevant guides, which are currently in preparation

COCKERMOUTH - December 2018 Edition published.

BORDERING COCKERMOUTH - February 2019 Edition published.

KESWICK - February 2019 Edition published.


OUTER KESWICK - February 2019 Edition published. The GLARAMRA HOUSE has been voted Branch Pub of the

                       Season (POTS) for Spring 2019.

ARYPORT, ASPATRIA & SOLWAY COAST - February 2019 Edition published.

WORKINGTON AREA - February 2019 Edition published. Unfortunately an entry for the CONSERVATIVE CLUB,                        Workington is missing. This will be corrected shortly. The MELBREAK COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL,                        Great Clifton is reported to have Real Ale, recently Ennerdale Blonde. Subject to a full survey an                        entry will be placed in the Guide.


WHITEHAVEN - February 2019 Edition published. Whilst the WATERFRONT has re-opened it has no handpumps                         and hence no Real Ale. The BEER AND GIN IT is open for the sale and consumption of Bottled                         beers, including Bottle Conditioned. The IRISH BAR (BILLY MCGRADY’S) is being refurbished                         and is likely to re-open soon, probably with Real Ale. CLEAVERS has opened on Lowther Street                         with two hand-pumps. Subject to surveying, entries will be prepared for the Guide.

A595 HENSINGHAM TO GOSFORTH - February 2019 Edition published. GLOBE, Hensingham offers up to six                         different beers through the week. The LOWTHER, Hensingham can close around 9pm, if quiet.


A595 HOLMROOK TO WABERTHWAITE - December 2018 Edition published. The HARDKNOTT BAR & CAFE has                         been voted Branch Cider Pub of the Year (CiPOTY) for 2019.

A5086 ROWRAH TO EGREMONT - December 2018 Edition published.

BREWERY GUIDE - June 2018 Edition published.

        LocAle 2019 - Our criterion for LocAle 2019 has been amended to include breweries qualifying within 30       miles of the accredited real ale premises. This is measured Post Code to Post Code by the shortest road       distance. Identification of accredited premises will be update within the Guides shortly.


                         This page updated 12 March 2019