Real Ale Trail - Vale of Glamorgan

Real Ale Trail - Vale of Glamorgan

Real Ale Trail - Bus-Based Ale Festivals

Available to 27 April 2024

Book now from £25.00

Hop on and hop off the Real Ale Trail in Glamorgan for one of the most unique things to do near Cardiff

Welcome to the Vale of Glamorgan for one of the best things to do in South Wales for adults!

South Wales is full of some of the best pubs a real ale drinker could wish for, with its own breweries and a vast array of village pubs to visit and drink in.

With the Real Ale Trail, you can now visit these fantastic pubs and enjoy some refreshing pints without having to worry about the drive back! 

Get your tickets today for just £25 and prepare for one of the most unique days out near Cardiff! 

How does the Real Ale Trail work?

Booking your tickets to the Real Ale Trail is a super quick and easy process.

  1. Pick a trail near you
  2. Select your preferred pub to start your ale trail
  3. Buy your tickets in just a few clicks
  4. Turn up at your chosen pub on the day of the trail
  5. Hop on and hop off the bus as much as you like throughout the day

In just a couple of clicks you'll have your tickets to one of the best days out for adults near you!

Where does the Vale of Glamorgan Real Ale Trail stop?

Pubs along the Real Ale Trail in Glamorgan include: 

  • Fontygary Inn, Rhoose
  • Rhoose Train Station, Rhoose
  • The Plough & Harrow, Monknash
  • The Lamb & Flag, Wick
  • The Fox, Pennlyn
  • Harry's Bar, Cowbridge
  • The Cross Inn, Cowbridge
  • The Three Horseshoes, Barry
  • The Hare & Hounds, Aberthin

Please note if you are starting from either of the train stations, your tickets will be available to collect from the Fontygary Inn and will need collecting the day before the event.

Fonmon Rd,
Barry CF62 3DZ

The Real Ale Trail lasts from 11:00am to 10:00pm. 

You can arrive at whichever bus you want between 11:00am and 10:00pm, the buses loop approximately every 40-ish minutes. 

The bus will appear outside each of the pubs on your Real Ale Trail. If you want to miss the pick-up and get the next one, you are free to do so.

The Real Ale Trail is strictly for people over the age of 24. People under 24 will not be allowed on the Ale Trail. 

Drinking on the bus is not allowed, save it for the pubs. 

Dogs are not allowed on the Real Ale Trail. 

Yes, all pubs on the Real Ale Trail are stocked as normal behind the bar. 

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