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Brewery Tours


Join one of our small, friendly group tours led by our expert and entertaining guides.


Visit two breweries for the price of one! Start with a fun and informative guided tour around Hogs Back’s unique brew house. Learn all about the ingredients, the art of brewing and the beers we lovingly craft. Then it’s down to see Surrey’s newest brewery, One Planet Brewing Co, where every brew is 100% solar powered.

Accompanied by generous sampling of a range of our beers, fresh from the cellar. Your Hogs Back tasting glass is yours to take home, as a souvenir of your visit


Thursday 18.30
Friday 18.30
Saturday 10.30, 13.00 & 15.30
Sunday 12.00 and 14.30

For up to date tour times please view our booking page.



See the kit. Find out why we grow our own hops and how our new solar panels are helping to make brewing here in Tongham more sustainable. Savour the samples. Finish with a visit to the Brewery Shop or a freshly-baked pizza and pint in the Brewery Tap.


Want to bring your family, friends or work colleagues on a Brewery Tour? We offer bespoke and corporate tours for groups of about 20.

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Brewery Tour FAQs

How much does a guided Brewery tour cost?

£20 per person.  This includes a souvenir Hogs Back glass to take away at the end of the tour.  Please note, as of 31st March, the price will increase to £23 per person.  You will still be able to redeem Brewery Tour e-vouchers and Brewery Tour paper vouchers that are valid after this date by clicking here for help

How much will a Brewery Tour cost from 31st March 2023?

£23 per person.  This includes a souvenir Hogs Back glass to take away at the end of the tour. 

If you have a valid e-voucher or paper voucher that was purchased before 31st March 2023, you may need to get in touch here for a free upgrade.

Can I still use my valid Brewery e-voucher or paper voucher to book a tour after 31st March 2023?

Yes, but you may need to get in touch here for a free upgrade.

Can I just turn up for a Brewery tour?

All tours should be pre-booked online to avoid disappointment.

We do sometimes have last minute availability so please contact to enquire.

When do your Brewery tours run?

Our tours run all year round.  The tours usually run on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, but can be subject to change.  Please check our calendar for the most up to date information.

How long does a Brewery tour last?

Our tour lasts approximately 1 ½ hours.

How many people are there on a Brewery tour?

As our brew house is quite small, we normally have around 20 people on each tour.

Can under 18's and babies come along?

We regret under 18's or babies are not allowed on the tour.  

Do you ID people when they check in?

Yes.  We operate the Challenge 25 policy, so if you are fortunate enough to look under 25, we will ask you for ID when you check in.  A Challenge 25 card, passport or driving licence are accepted forms of ID.

Can dogs or puppies come on the Brewery tour?

We regret dogs and puppies are not allowed on the tour as you will go into the brew house proper.

Can Assistance Dogs come on the Brewery tour?

We regret Assistance Dogs are not allowed on the tour as you will go into the brew house proper.

Can I take food around on the Brewery tour?

We regret you are not able to take food with your or consume it on the tour.

How many samples will I get on the Brewery tour?

You will be offered a range of samples, normally 4 in total, of different beer styles and strengths as you go round the tour. 

I am driving so can I attend the Brewery tour and not drink?

Although you will be offered samples, your tour guide will fully understand if you decline the samples.  

Is there disabled access to the Brewery tour?

We regret there is no disabled access for the tour.  Part of our Brewery is housed in 18th century farm buildings and there are steps and uneven surfaces.  If you have questions about access, please contact

Where does the Brewery tour start?

Currently we are starting our tours under the wooden canopy as there is more space for everyone.  One of the team will check you in. The tours start on time, so please arrive at least 10 minutes before the start time .

Do I need to bring my booking reference with me?

Yes, please bring this as it will speed up check-in.

Do I need to bring my paper Brewery Tour voucher to the tour?

Yes, you will need to bring your paper voucher and show this at check-in.

Who will my Brewery tour guide be?

We have a team of tour guides and so it is not possible to confirm in advance who your tour guide will be.  But they are all excellent!

Do you serve beers suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans on the tour?

Unfortunately, no.  One ingredient, which is commonly used across the whole brewing industry, as a processing aid is not suitable for Vegetarians or Vegans. Hogstar lager, Hogstar Juicy lager and Hazy Hog cider do not contain this ingredient and are suitable for vegetarians and vegans.  Our bottle and can labels for Hogstar, Hogstar Juicy and Hazy Hog will soon carry a “Suitable for Vegans” claim.

Do you serve gluten free beers on the tour?

Barley is a key part of our brewing process and so unfortunately none of our beers are currently gluten-free.

Is there parking at the Brewery?

Yes, we have a small car park here at the Brewery.  Any cars left are parked at the owner's risk.

Is there disabled parking at the Brewery?

Yes, there are marked disabled parking spaces.

Can I leave my car overnight at the Brewery?

We share a site and car park with other businesses so we regret vehicles cannot be left overnight.

Can I get public transport to the Brewery?

There are regular trains to Farnham, Guildford, Ash Vale and Ash train stations.  There is a very limited bus service to Tongham.  There are local taxi companies that can be used.

Are there any local taxi companies?

Rushmoor Taxis 01252 333 555

What happens if I have lost my paper Brewery Tour voucher?

We regret that we are not able to replace lost or misplaced paper vouchers.

Can I cancel my Brewery tour?

Tours are not refundable.  However, we appreciate that due to extenuating circumstances you may be unable to attend.  Please contact as soon as possible, and if we are able to resell your ticket, we will do so.  We will rearrange an alternative date for your tour.

My Brewery tour was cancelled due to lock down. How do I rebook?

You should have received an email from us regarding your booking, offering you the opportunity to rebook before 31st December 2021. Unfortunately the deadline for rebooking has now passed.

My Brewery Tour voucher has expired due to lock down. Can I still book?

Unfortunately the deadline for booking has now passed.

The Brewery Shop will be closed when I finish my tour. Can I still buy beer to take home?

The Tap Room bar sells fresh beer and our bottled beers, as well as a small selection of gifts and merchandise.  If there is something specific you want, it is best to contact in advance.

Is the Tap Room bar open before and after?

For Tap Room opening hours, click here.  

Do I need to reserve a table in the Tap Room bar if I want to stay on after the Brewery tour finishes?

We always recommend you make a Tap booking to make sure as we do host private events and have walk-in customers.

Can I book a private Brewery tour?

We are pleased to offer private tours for groups. For Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays, the minimum booking is for 20 people.  For other days, we may be able to reduce this to 15 people.  Please contact with your preferred date and time.

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