Background to the business
Palmers Brewery is a name that is synonymous in West Dorset for its beer. You can smell the distinctive aroma of malt as you walk along South Street and on into Bridport.
In the height of summer production, they can be brewing five days a week – an incredible 17,620 pints a day and between 50,000 and 70,000 pints a week. The brewery has been on the same site in Bridport since 1794 and this year marks 225 years of brewing in the town and the 50th anniversary of its managing director.
Palmers Brewery has an estate of 54 tenanted pubs in towns and villages across Dorset Devon and Somerset. They include the award-winning Anchor Inn at Seatown and the New Inn at Cerne Abbas in West Dorset. 16 of their pubs also provide accommodation which is a growing part of their offering.
All Palmers pubs are family friendly, dog friendly and guarantee their guests fine ales as well as a warm west country welcome.