Herefordshire CAMRA

Welcome to the web site of the Herefordshire Branch of The Campaign for Real Ale, the UK's only consumer group dedicated to independent breweries, traditional pubs and real ale. The branch area is the County of Herefordshire.


Herefordís annual celebration of real ale, cider and perry, was held in July on the banks of the River Wye. For full report, including beer and cider winners, go to Beer on the Wye Page.

For extra information and comment go to Festival Website or Ė together with the latest news on local pubs, beer and cider - our social media pages:

Beer on the Wye returns on Friday 10th to Sunday 12th July, 2020.

Alma, Linton

Alma Pub of the Year again

The most award-winning country pub in the county, the Alma Inn at Linton has been voted Pub of the Year for 2018 by Herefordshire CAMRA for the third time.

Runner-up was another country pub, the Farmers Arms, Wellington Heath.

See Pub Awards

Majors Arms, Halmonds Frome

Pub of the Season

The Autumn 2019 Pub of the Season Majors Arms, Halmonds Frome (pictured).

See Pub Awards

Other recent Pubs of the Season have been:

  • Summer 2019: Englandís Gate Inn, Bodenham
  • Spring 2019: Lichfield Vaults, Hereford
  • Winter 2018: Crown Inn, Dilwyn
  • Autumn 2018: Red Lion, Stiffords Bridge
  • Summer 2018: Oak Inn, Staplow
  • Spring 2018: Olde Tavern, Kington
  • Winter 2017: Red Lion, Pembridge
  • Autumn 2017: Moon Inn, Mordiford


    Plaque recognises oldest landlady in Britain

    Herefordshire CAMRA teamed up with Gary Seymour and Nick Davies, owners of the famous Sun Inn at Leintwardine, to honour Flossie Lane who ran this parlour pub for 74 years. A commemorative plaque was unveiled in September 2012 during the pub's Flossie Day celebrations. For more on this story visit BBC Hereford & Worcester website

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    Have you protected your local yet?

    Donít wait for your local pub to join the thirty or so pubs around the country each month, and become the victim of the likes of the Co-op or some greedy developer. Go to Save your local

    Latest Hopvine

    The Autumn 2019 edition of the Hereford Hopvine has been published. You may Download a low-res copy here. NB file size typically 4 - 6Mb. More info on Magazine Page.


    New Brewery

    A new brewery has been set up at Little Dewchurch, serving both the Plough Inn and the local free trade. Little Dewchurch Brewery

    Last updated: 18/09/19

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