Woodforde's Brewery, Slad Lane, Woodbastwick, Norfolk, NR13 6SW
T 01603 720353
Named after Parson Woodforde, the famous 18th century Norfolk diarist with a penchant for good food and real ale, the brewery was founded in 1981 in Drayton. It moved to the Spread Eagle in Erpingham in 1982. In 1989, following a disastrous fire, it moved to its current home at Woodbastwick, where it has its own boreholes. Major development in 2001 and 2008 more than doubled the production capacity and added the brewery tap (The Fur and Feather Inn) and a visitor centre. Mardler’s Mild abv 3.5%, Wherry abv 3.8%, Norfolk Nog abv 4.6% and Headcracker abv 7% have all won National Awards. Woodforde’s was named Brewery of the Year by the Good Pub Guide 2015.