If you would like to experience a brewery in action, sample our award-winning ales and discover the secrets of our success, book to go on the Skinner’s brewery tour. Our brewery tours and group brewery visits are popular so must be booked in advance.

The public tasting tours offer a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes and are followed by tutored beer tasting in the brewery’s tap room. All brewery visits and tours are led by experienced guides who’ll teach you about the brewing process, share their stories of the brewery and provide a fascinating insight into our ales.

Picture of a daily tour at skinners brewery

Daytime Tours – Monday to Friday 2.30pm (also 12pm in July and August) £9.50

Can you smell the hops yet? If you would like to experience our brewery in action, learn about our brewing processes and sample our award-winning ales come join us for a brewery tour!

The daytime tasting tours offer a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes and are followed by tutored beer tasting. All brewery visits and tours are led by experienced guides who’ll teach you about the brewing process, share their stories of the brewery and provide a fascinating insight into our ales.

Don’t forget to have a look at our optional extras that you can add to your brewery experience.

The daytime brewery tours run from Monday to Friday at 2.30pm and last around two hours. In July and August we also run a tour at 12pm.

If you have any question please contact our Skinner’s Thirst Response Team on 01872 271 885.

Brewery tasting tours run from Monday to Friday. The brewery is closed on bank holidays. 

Book a daily public tour

Picture of an exclusive tour at Skinners Brewery

Evening Tours – Thursday and Saturday 7-9pm £12.50

Our group tours are led by experienced guides who’ll teach you about the brewing process, share their stories of the brewery and provide a fascinating insight into our ales. Followed by tutored beer tasting and finishing in our brewery tasting room bar where you can opt to sample more ales and have a delicious hot Ann’s Cornish pasty (additional charges apply).

Don’t forget to have a look at our optional extras that you can add to your brewery experience.

The evening brewery tours run on Thursdays and Saturdays at 7pm and last around three hours.

If you have any question please contact our Skinner’s Thirst Response Team on 01872 271 885.

Book an Evening Tour

Exclusive Evening Tours – Monday – Wednesday 7-9pm £19.50

We can offer large groups exclusive access to the brewery for private guided tours, bespoke beer tastings and private parties. We offer these group tours for 15 to 50 people from Monday to Wednesday 7-9pm. Our group tours include an exclusive guided brewery tour, beer tasting with our experts, exclusive access to the brewery tap room, and a hot Ann’s Cornish pasty.

Our group tours are popular and must be booked with as much notice in advance as possible to avoid disappointment. Sorry, but we do not currently run tours on Sundays or public holidays but can cater for special requests if you are a large group.

Please note:

  • The brewery is a working brewery please be mindful of your surroundings at all times.
  • You must be over 14 years old to go on any of our brewery tours. Tastings are for age 18 years+ only.
  • The tour includes several flights of stairs, so those with mobility issues may find the tour challenging.
  • For your safety no open-toed shoes or high heels are permitted in the brewery.
  • We require 24 hours’ notice for any cancellations. Tickets may not not be refunded without 24 hours cancellation notice.
  • Anyone who we deem to be intoxicated will be refused entry to the tour. In the event of this, no refunds will be given. Please drink responsibly.

For more information

Visit the Brewery Shop from 9.30am - 5.30pm Monday-Saturday (closed Sundays and bank holidays) or call us on 01872 271885 for more information on the tour and to book your space. Daily tours can be booked as a 'drop-in' but booking is advised in order to avoid disappointment, especially in busy periods. Exclusive tours are booking only.

Please note: you must be over 14 years old to go on any of our brewery tours or visits. The tour includes several flights of stairs, so those with mobility issues may find the tour challenging. If you have any questions about this, feel free to call us. No open-toed shoes are permitted in the brewery.

Adult – Public Tour
£9.50
Concession – Public Tour
£7.50
Child +14 years – Public Tour
£5.50
Adult – Exclusive Tour
£19.50

Find the brewery

The brewery is just a short walk from Truro city centre, five minutes from Truro bus station and around 15 minutes from Truro train station. There is ample parking for visitors at the brewery. If you are coming in a coach, please let us know in advance so we can reserve you a parking space.

  • A: Newham Rd, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2DP
  • P: 01872 271885