North Cotswold Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale

Welcome to our web site. We aim to keep beer drinkers up to date with local issues and events. Please feel free to join us at meetings, walks, and beer festivals, even if you are not a CAMRA member yet. For details of the area we cover, please select “Branch Area Map” left.


Latest News

Congratulations to the Lion Inn,  Winchcombe, for winning our Winter Seasonal Pub Award. Please click here for a full report.

Please make a note in your diaries of our Beer Festivals planned for this year. Dates shown right. Preliminary details of our Ale & Steam Weekend are now available. Please click this link.

Our Branch also has a Facebook Page. Please click here


Branch Chairman, Roger Price, is seen right awarding the Winter Pub of the Season certificate to Nicola Buckle of the Lion Inn, Winchcombe. Please click on photo for a full report.

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Walk 89 on 2nd February was based on the Old Manse in Bourton. The sun was out, after the first major snow fall of the Winter. The 13 walkers plus various animals enjoyed the walk. Please click on the pigs for a full report.

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Two pubs have recently changed Management resulting in repeat Walks based on the Royal Oak, Andoversford, on 8th December 2018 (Walk 87), and at the Seven Tuns, Chedworth, on 5th January 2019 (Walk 88). Please click on the underlined for reports.



  Congratulations to the Halfway House at Kineton, for winning our Autumn Seasonal Pub Award. Landlady Tania Marley was more than happy to allow two of her regulars to pose for the photo. Please click on it for a full report.



A curious horse wanted to join in with our Walk number 86 centred on the Fox Inn, Broadwell, on Saturday 3rd November. Unfortunately we had to decline the request. Please click on the photo for a full report.



Fortunately the poor weather forecast proved to be incorrect for our 11th Moreton Beer Festival on 7th & 8th September 2018. The festival was well attended on both days. Please click on photo right for a full report.

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The wet weather did impact on the attendance at our 5th Summer Ale & Steam Weekend, but nevertheless everyone enjoyed the event. It was held from 10th to 12th August 2018. Please click on the photo of the Winchcombe beers, right, for a full report.



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This site last updated on 17th February 2019