Nottingham Ale Trail

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham Ale Trail


Various Venues
​​​​​Nottingham Ale Trail by It's in Nottingham
Friday 3 September - Sunday 3 October 2021

The wait is over and the Nottingham Ale Trail is back!

There is a huge amount of love on both sides of the bar for cask ale. With over 40 breweries in Nottinghamshire and nearly 50 pubs serving cask ale in the city centre, it remains central to Nottingham’s pub scene. This is what inspired It's in Nottingham to bring you the Nottingham Ale Trail.

What is the Nottingham Ale Trail?

The Nottingham Ale Trail is a month long celebration of local pubs, breweries and cask ale. This year the trails will take place from Friday 3rd September until Sunday 3rd October. It's in Nottingham have created a number of brand new themed trails to explore, with collectable pin badges available for completed trails, as well as a new commemorative T-shirt for the triumphant souls who complete them all. You can take a peek at all 6 of the new trails here. They're also excited to announce that for the first time ever there will be a special canine trail for those of you with a doggo!

How does it work?

Taking part is easy! Simply choose one of the trails to follow, buy a half or a pint of cask ale and collect a sticker from the pub at each stop. Once an entire trail is completed, trade in your completed trail card for a limited edition Nottingham Ale Trail pin badge. For those who complete all the trails, a free special edition T-shirt will be waiting for you at the end of your journey. Trail cards can be collected from any participating venues and fold-out maps are available at the Nottingham Tourism Centre. The event is completely free to take part in and we supply everything you need to get started. The only thing we don't supply is the ale (sorry!).

We politely ask that anyone taking part drink responsibly and to remember that you have an entire month to complete the trails; so don't feel like you need complete a full trail all at once and take it at your own pace.  

Important information

• The Nottingham Tourism Centre is closed on Sunday.

• Maps and Trail Cards can be collected from any participating venue as well as the Nottingham Tourism Centre. *Please note that maps will not be available until August. An exact date will be revealed soon*

• The Nottingham Ale Trail is organised and ran by It's in Nottingham, not the participating venues. If you have any questions, complaints or feedback; please direct them to It's in Nottingham via their email or social media pages.

Opening Times

Nottingham Ale Trail (3 Sep 2021 - 3 Oct 2021)

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