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Theakston Black Bull in Paradise Brewery Tap & Gift Shop
If you are looking to combine a truly great day out with a fascinating insight into the workings of a Victorian brewery
then look no further than Theakston’s famous Masham brewery. It is here that the world famous Old Peculier is
brewed along with their many other cask and modern craft beers. Experience first-hand the craft and skill that goes into
brewing their legendary ales on a guided tour of the brewery and enjoy a sample or two in the bar, warmed by a real open fire.
We look forward to welcoming you.
The Black Bull in Paradise is available for private hire.
A fun filled day for the whole family!
Come join us for one of our adrenaline fuelled activities –
Gorge Scrambling, Abseiling, Caving, Canoeing
or our Via Ferrata Course – one of only three in the country!
Or if you fancy doing all of them,
come play out with us for the whole day!
For the slightly more sedate, come and enjoy our wooded walk around our spectacular limestone ravine which has been carved out over thousands of years by water.
Bring a torch and wander through Tom Taylor’s Cave
experiencing a little of what it’s like to go underground.
Still too much for you? Come and relax in our café which serves top quality meals, snacks and beverages.
There’s always a friendly face to greet you,
whatever the weather!
‘Shepherded ‘ tours allow guests to experience traditional brewing processes fo the award winning ales. The Bistro & Baa..r provide locally sourced culinary delights, & the Sheepy Shop is full of ‘ewe-nique’ gifts.
The Lime Tree Observatory on Hutts Lane in Grewelthorpe first opened its doors in 2016 and is available for both public and private bookings. Typical sessions include a presentation, refreshments and if the weather permits,astronomical observing through the observatory’s range of large telescopes, including the huge 610mm diameter “JW24” telescope.
See our website for details of how to book on public sessions, or how to make a private booking.
In our first few years we have welcomed the Scouting movement, U3A groups, photographic societies and WI’s.
Everyone is welcome and the private evenings are tailored to your requirements.
Please note that entry is by booking only. We regret that you are unable to just turn up on spec.
Natural elements of the Yorkshire Dales’ countryside with contemporary design and sophistication that instils calm relaxation from the moment you arrive. There’s an indoor swimming pool, hydrotherapy pool, al fresco spa with hot tub and natural pool, heat rooms, treatment rooms, fitness suite and Estate Shop. Internationally inspired and Yorkshire made dining at The Terrace Restaurant & Bar with cocktail bar completes the offering.
Famous Masham Sheep Fair weekend takes place in one of the finest Market Squares in England, raising much money for charity by filling the town with sheepy fun and entertainment all weekend.
Events include an action packed programme on both Saturday and Sunday, with a Sheep Show, Sheep Racing, Craft Market, Bishop Blaize Procession, Fleece Stalls, Wool Competition, Sheepdog Demonstrations, Hand Bell Ringers, Morris Dancers, Art Exhibition and Tours of Theakstons & Black Sheep Breweries, as well as the Old Time Children’s Fair.
Photos of Sheep Fair weekends here.
All proceeds go to Yorkshire charities