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03 Oct 2023

It’s A Brakspear Family Affair

Brakspear Annual Party & Awards   Brakspear Pubs celebrated its annual party with its tenanted and leased pub landlords last week and added a…

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28 Jun 2023

Pub in Surrey Hills named best in the UK

A 16th century pub sat at the foot of the Surrey Hills has been named as the best in the UK, after it won the top title at the 2023 National Pub &…

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19 Jun 2023

Hooray Henley & Hundred Hills

A pint & a glass of fizz please   Is it even Henley Royal Regatta without a pint of Brakspear? The answer to that is no, so back by popular d…

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05 Jun 2023

Roll out the barrel at The Anchor

Brakspear welcome new ‘Brewer’   The Anchor, a locals favourite in Friday Street, Henley-on-Thames welcomes new tenants Wes Brewer, p…

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20 Apr 2023

Brakspear Raises the Royal Standard

A golden pale ale fit for a King   If you’re looking for a way to toast the new monarch, look no further than Brakspear’s Royal Stand…

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28 Mar 2023

On Yer Bike with Brakspear

Brakspear Pubs release Midsomer Cycle Challenge   A brilliant new challenge, the Brakspear Midsomer Cycle has been added to Brakspear’s popular…

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22 Mar 2023

Birth of a ‘new’ pub – Local midwives set to deliver at refurbished Jolly Millers

The Jolly Millers in Bexleyheath has been totally refurbished to provide a bright and airy destination for locals and families. The transition, which …

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09 Feb 2023

Landlord celebrates 30 years with Brakspear

Jeremy Buckler Weighs Anchor at Henley Pub   Jeremy Buckler, loyal landlord of three Henley Brakspear pubs, has been pulling thousands of pints f…

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01 Feb 2023

It’s all ‘App’ening with the Henley Ale Trail

New for 2023, the challenge to visit all 10 Brakspear Pubs in Henley-on-Thames to claim the most sought-after t-shirt in Oxfordshire, if not the world…

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07 Dec 2022

A good reason to bee joyful this Christmas

It’s back by popular demand: Oh Bee Joyful! It’s always a welcome return for our seasonal ale brewed at the Wychwood brewery in Witney. It…

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Members of the Brakspear’s Giving Back committee (apart from John Farrell of Chiltern Bee and Tom Davies, Brakspear chief executive).   Back row, l-r): Sean Arnett, tenant, The Blackwood Arms; Matt Godwin, Brakspear finance & systems analyst; Emma Sweet, Brakspear leased & tenanted marketing manager; John Farrell, Chiltern Bee and Brakspear beekeeper; Claire Sugg, tenant, The Hare & Hounds; Tom Davies, Brakspear chief executive and Gerard Winder, Brakspear business development manager   (front row, l-r); Pete Collie, tenant, The Horseshoe; Jacqueline Fletcher, marketing manager, Brakspear’s managed Honeycomb Houses; Alexa Davies, chairperson of Brakspear’s Giving Back
04 Oct 2022

New Brakspear’s Giving Back scheme to focus charity support on bees and local causes

Pub operator Brakspear is launching Brakspear’s Giving Back, a new initiative to support worthy causes chosen by its 120 pubs through a match fundin…

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16 Sep 2022

Top Brakspear tenants rewarded at annual awards

Tom Davies, Brakspear CEO with (top row L to R) Laurence Bowes, Ted Docherty, Claire Wakefield, (bottom row L to R) Chelsey Crawley, Kris Havard, Rob …

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06 Sep 2022

Brakspear makes new appointments to bolster Honeycomb Houses division

Brakspear has made two new appointments within its Honeycomb Houses managed division, designed to bolster the 10-strong estate and put it in a strong …

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26 Jul 2022

The Grounded History of Brakspear Gravity

It was May 2019 that it got its new name as Brakspear Gravity, as a nod to the brewing technique used to make this fine ale. It took a long time to de…

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13 Jul 2022

Pooch Paw-secco sees Leicester Arms shortlisted for award

The Leicester Arms in Penhurst, Kent, has made it to the final of the Great British Pub Awards, in the best dog friendly pub category. The ‘Pub Osca…

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13 Jul 2022

Arriving by Horse? Neigh Problem!

With the rising visibility of environmental issues and the hassle of appointing a designated driver, many pub goers are getting creative with how to r…

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07 Jul 2022


For those who don’t have a Smartphone and still want to enjoy our circular pub walks, we have 30 leaflets you can download to enjoy walks from t…

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(l-r): Vicky Manning, finance manager at Brakspear; Simon Stanbrook, general manager at The Frogmill; Jaci Fletcher, Honeycomb Houses marketing manager; Sophie Johnson, senior operations manager at Honeycomb Houses and Jordon Holtom, chef at Honeycomb Houses
24 Jun 2022

The Frogmill near Cheltenham named UK’s best pub

Cotswolds pub The Frogmill, part of Brakspear’s Honeycomb Houses managed estate, has scooped the top title in the National Pub & Bar awards 2022…

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17 Jun 2022

Walk this way – with the new Brakspear app!

We’ve launched a new app that’s perfect for those who like to really earn their pint, or wish to walk off a delicious meal. With GPS routi…

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13 Apr 2022

A beer creating a Royal buzz

No royal event can take place with a commemorative beer being brewed in its honour and the Queen’s upcoming Platinum Jubilee is no exception. Braksp…

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