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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 - August 2018 Edition published. The KINGFISHER has been sold at auction. Future plans for the                        premises are unknown. The BUSH INN is currently closed awaiting a new tenant. CLUB                            DERWENT opening hours are now 6-11 (M-F & Sun) 6-12 (Sat).

BORDERING COCKERMOUTH - May 2018 Edition published. The FISH INN, Buttermere now has a regular Real                        Cider. The BRIDGE INN, Buttermere now has two regular brews: Bridge Inn Blonde* (ILB/Tractor                        Shed) and Tractor Shed Mowdy Pale Ale plus two guests (usually a Jennings and/or a Tirril).                        Opening hours now 12-11 (M-Sat) 12-10.30 (Sun)

KESWICK - June 2018 Edition published.


OUTER KESWICK - May 2018 Edition published. The GLARAMARA HOTEL, Seatoller has dropped “& Outdoor                         Adventures” from its name. Opening hours now 11-11 (M-Sun).

MARYPORT, ASPATRIA & SOLWAY COAST - June 2018 Edition published. The LAST MAN INN, Plumbland now                         has Keswick Gold on as a regular. Being re-surveyed. The LOWTHER ARMS, Mawbray opening                         hours are now 6-11 (F, Sat&Sun). Quiz Night from 8 (M). Pizzas 6.30-8 (M).

WORKINGTON AREA - May 2018 Edition published. The RIFT BAR and the GRAPES have ceased serving Real                         Ale. The GREEN DRAGON opening hours have changed to 7-12 (M-Sat)  Closed (Sun). The                         ROYAL OAK, Seaton now has three changing guests.


WHITEHAVEN - May 2018 Edition published. The JOHN PAUL JONES is currently closed. The WATERFRONT is                         set to re-open. The LOWTHER CLUB has been voted Cumbrian Club of the Year (CCOTY) 2018.

A595 HENSINGHAM TO GOSFORTH - May 2018 Edition published . A planning application has been lodged with                         Copeland Council for change of use for the DISTRESSED SAILOR, Hensingham. The plan is to                         demolish the premises and erect a number of houses.   


A595 HOLMROOK TO WABERTHWAITE - June 2018 Edition published.

A5086 ROWRAH TO EGREMONT - August 2018 Edition published.

BREWERY GUIDE - June 2018 Edition published.

GOOD BEER GUIDE 2019 selections will be noted on entries. See also Latest List link on Branch Awards Page.

This page updated 25 September 2018.