New Brewery Arts

LOCATION

CIRENCESTER, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Recommended by
Visit England Logo

Our View

Operating as a brewery from 1820 to 1937, and then as part of a sheet-metal company, the buildings were due to be demolished in 1979. Instead they were converted into an arts and crafts centre, which eventually became New Brewery Arts, opened in 2008 following extensive alteration and renovation. The galleries show a variety of textiles, ceramics, sculpture, jewellery and any number of other craft-related creativity. There are also workshops, craft courses, a cafe and craft shop and a YHA affiliated hostel.

New Brewery Arts
Brewery Court, CIRENCESTER, GL7 1JH
Phone : 01285 657181

Features

Facilities
  • Parking nearby
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Stairs to cellar
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 10-4 (some seasonal variations)

About the area

Discover Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is home to a variety of landscapes. The Cotswolds, a region of gentle hills, valleys and gem-like villages, roll through the county. To their west is the Severn Plain, watered by Britain’s longest river, and characterised by orchards and farms marked out by hedgerows that blaze with mayflower in the spring, and beyond the Severn are the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley.

Throughout the county you are never far away from the past. Neolithic burial chambers are widespread, and so too are the remains of Roman villas, many of which retain the fine mosaic work produced by Cirencester workshops. There are several examples of Saxon building, while in the Stroud valleys abandoned mills and canals are the mark left by the Industrial Revolution. Gloucestershire has always been known for its abbeys, but most of them have disappeared or lie in ruins. However, few counties can equal the churches that remain here. These are many and diverse, from the ‘wool’ churches in Chipping Campden and Northleach, to the cathedral at Gloucester, the abbey church at Tewkesbury or remote St Mary’s, standing alone near Dymock.

 

Why choose Rated Trips?

Your trusted guide to rated places across the UK
icon example
The best coverage

Discover more than 15,000 professionally rated places to stay, eat and visit from across the UK and Ireland.

icon example
Quality assured

Choose a place to stay safe in the knowledge that it has been expertly assessed by trained assessors.

icon example
Plan your next trip

Search by location or the type of place you're visiting to find your next ideal holiday experience.

icon example
Travel inspiration

Read our articles, city guides and recommended things to do for inspiration. We're here to help you explore the UK.