PUBS across the area have been highlighted as the best by real ale enthusiasts.

CAMRA’s - The Campaign for Real Ale - Good Beer Guide has reviewed over 4,500 pubs across the UK and several pubs in the area have made the list.

The Good Beer Guide, which is published annually by CAMRA, helps beer lovers take a barometer of the local beer scene. 

AMRA Chairman Nik Antona said: “The last few years have been an incredibly difficult time for the industry, and we need more support than ever before to keep our nation’s pubs and breweries open and thriving. 

“I’d encourage everyone to use this year’s Guide to visit the very best pubs and breweries across the UK and support them for generations to come.”

Pubs which have made the guide 

Dursley and surrounding areas: 

  • New Inn, Dursley
  • Old Spot Inn, Dursley
  • Three Horseshoes, Frampton-on-Severn
  • Salutation Inn, Ham
  • Beaufort Arms, Hawkesbury Upton
  • Fleece Inn, Hillesley
  • Falcon Steakhouse, Wotton-under-Edge

South Gloucestershire area

  • The Plough Inn, Charfield 
  • Horseshoe, Chipping Sodbury 
  • Royal Oak, Cromhall
  • Rising Son, Frampton Cotterell
  • Lyons Den, Kingswood
  • Anchor Inn, Thornbury

Stroud and surrounding areas:

  • The Black Horse in Amberley
  • The Crown in Frampton Mansell
  • The Woolpack in Slad
  • The Ale House in Stroud
  • The Crown & Sceptre in Stroud
  • The Lord John in Stroud 
  • Prince Albert in Stroud 
  • Stroud Brewery in Thrupp

Breweries which have made the guide 

Stroud and surrounding areas

  • Fresh Standard, Woodchester
  • Keep, Village Inn, Nailsworth
  • Stroud Brewery, Thrupp

Dursley and surrounding areas

  • Lucifer Brewhouse, Wotton-under-Edge
  • Mills, Berkeley
  • Tiley’s, Salutation Inn, Ham 
  • The Old Brewery, Uley
  • Old Brewery, Wickwar

The full list can be found in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2024 book which is on sale here -