REAL ALE IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE


This page is part of a prototype web-based CAMRA guide to Gloucestershire pubs.
The pub information has been supplied by the Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Bristol and District
& North Cotswold branches of CAMRA and thus these pages are
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THORNBURY

ANCHOR INN  See Map
Gloucester Road, BS35 1JY
Lower Morton
Tel. Thornbury (01454) 281375
e-mail:anchorinn@btconnect.com
website:http://www.theanchorthornbury.co.uk/
BASS Draught Bass (H)
WADWORTH 6X (H)
GUEST BEER Three Ales (H)

Licensed since 1695, the pub is the
second oldest inn in Thornbury. Dogs are
welcome in the public bar, which was the
original pub. The more recent lounge
includes the dining area, offering
locally sourced home-cooked food,
including pies. The garden includes a
boules piste and a children's play area.
The pub is the base for the newly formed
CAMRA Bristol and Avon sub-branch called
Severn Vale. Dogs with their owners
welcome.

(309,310)
2011
Historical information

BLACK HORSE  See Map
Grovesend Road, Gillingstool, BS35 2EH
Tel. Thornbury (01454) 412412
GUEST BEER Two Ales (H)

Modern, open-plan two-bar-pub. Tidy,
comfortable lounge and dining area.
Split-level public bar adjacent to
skittle alley. Pool table.


1996
Historical information

HAWKES HOUSE  See Map
St. Mary Strett, BS35 2AB
Tel. Thornbury (01454) 417621
website:http://www.hawkeshouse.co.uk/
GUEST BEER Three Ales (H)

In the pedestrian district of Thornbury,
the building was refurbished and
reopened in 2013 as a free
house/cafe/bar. The guest beers are from
breweries wihin 20 miles of Thornbury.
Coffee, continental lagers and
home-cooked food are available
throughout the day from 0830. The pub is
decorated with bookshelves populated
with old and interesting books and board
games.


2016
Historical information

KNOT OF ROPE  See Map
59, High Street, BS35 2AP
Tel. Thornbury (01454) 412147
BANKS'S Bitter (H)
MARSTON'S Pedigree (H)

Well appointed pub which reputedly has
secret tunnels and the ghost of a young
girl. Large public bar and lounge. Bar
meals and full menu in eating area.


1996

MEZZE AT THE ROYAL GEORGE  See Map
7, The Plain, BS35 2AG
Tel. Thornbury (01454) 414522
WADWORTH 6X (H)

Large single bar pub with sporting
theme. Pool table.


2007
Historical information

SWAN  See Map
17, High Street, BS35 2AE
Tel. Thornbury (01454) 412435
COURAGE Best Bitter (H)
JOHN SMITH'S Bitter (H)
THEAKSTON Best Bitter (H)

Large old two-bar pub with covered
courtyard. Popular with younger
clientele. Pool room, skittle alley and
rear outdoor drinking area.


1996
Historical information

WHEATSHEAF  See Map
4, Chapel Street, BS35 2BJ
Tel. Thornbury (01454) 412356
BASS Draught Bass (H)
GREENE KING IPA (H)
ST AUSTELL Tribute (H)
GUEST BEER Regular (H)

Situated next to the Armstrong Hall and
Museum and close to a large public car
park. A bar, frequented by locals and a
lounge with a real fire. Very popular
with rugby fans when shown on TV. A
separate pool room, skittle alley and
large garden with petangue piste. Guinea
pigs are kept in the garden. Seasonal
cider festivals feature over some bank
holiday weekends. The pub can get quite
lively at busy times.

(309,310)
2011
Historical information

WHITE LION  See Map
10, High Street, BS35 2AQ
Tel. Thornbury (01454) 412126
COURAGE Best Bitter (H)

Two-bar pub. Low ceilings with wooden
beams in bar and lounge. Garden access
through skittle alley. Guest beers.


1996
Historical information

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