The Beer Bus

Beer Bus

The Beer Bus is operated by Southern Hampshire CAMRA in co-operation with http://www.beerbus.org.uk/. It aims to provide access to rural pubs that cannot be reached by public transport.

Please see http://www.beerbus.org.uk/ for full details.

 

Future Beer Buses

Beer buses are / are being planned for the following dates and pubs:

Date Pub 1 Pub 2 Pub 3
2014
14/03/2014 Compass, Winsor Parish Lantern, Whiteparish Cuckoo, Hamptworth
18/04/2014 Special Good Friday Beer Bus
See the South Hants CAMRA Diary Page for details of this special Beer Bus.
16/05/2014 John O'Gaunt, Horsebridge Tally Ho, Broughton Black Horse, West Tytherley
20/06/2014 Trusty Servant, Minstead Lamb, Nomansland Royal Oak, Fritham
18/07/2014 Phoenix, Twyford Woodman, Lower Upham Wheatsheaf, Shedfield

The details listed on this page are for indication only, and may change at any time without notice. This webpage may not necessarily be up to date.

 

 

Past beer buses

Past beer buses have been to the following pubs:

2004
Date Pub 1 Pub 2 Pub 3
03/02/2004 Three Tuns, Bransgore Barn, New Milton Hare & Hounds, Sway
07/02/2004 Red Lion, Milford-on-sea Musketeer, Pennington East End Arms, East End
19/03/2004 Tichborne Arms, Tichborne Flower Pots, Cheriton Milbury's, Beauworth
16/04/2004 Red Shoot, Linwood Alice Lisle, Rockford Inn on the Furlong, Ringwood
21/05/2004 Three Horseshoes, Bighton Cricketers, Easton Bell, St Cross, Winchester
16/07/2004 Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge Bunch of Grapes, Bishop's Waltham Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
20/08/2004 John O'Gaunt, Horsebridge Wheatsheaf, Braishfield Newport Inn, Braishfield
17/09/2004 Hobbler, Battramsley Oak, Bank Royal Oak, Fritham
15/10/2004 Hinton Arms, Hinton Ampner Milbury's, Beauworth Woodman, Lower Upham
12/11/2004 Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge Bunch of Grapes, Bishop's Waltham Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
17/12/2004 Flower Pots, Cheriton Milbury's, Beauworth Black Boy, Winchester
2005
Date Pub 1 Pub 2 Pub 3
21/01/2005 Cartwheel, Whitsbury Forester's Arms, Frogham Royal Oak, North Gorley
25/03/2005 Easter Special Beer Bus, visiting the following 4 pubs and making it back to Southampton in time for last orders:
  • Red Lion, Milford-on-Sea
  • Musketeer, Pennington
  • East End Arms, East End
  • Turfcutter's, East Boldre
18/04/2005 Fleur de Lys, Pilley Hare & Hounds, Sway Oak, Bank
13/05/2005 Cleveland Bay, Chandler's Ford Mill Arms, Dunbridge Newport Inn, Braishfield
15/07/2005 Shoe, Plaitford Lamb, Nomansland Cuckoo, Hamptworth
19/08/2005 Milbury's, Beauworth Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
16/09/2005 Three Horseshoes, Bighton Tichborne Arms, Tichborne Flower Pots, Cheriton
14/10/2005 Musketeer, Pennington East End Arms, East End Turfcutter's, East Boldre
11/11/2005 Three Tuns, Bransgore Hare & Hounds, Sway Oak, Bank
2006
Date Pub 1 Pub 2 Pub 3
17/02/2006 Inn on the Furlong, Ringwood Red Shoot, Linwood Royal Oak, Fritham
28/04/2006 Tichborne Arms, Tichborne Milbury's, Beauworth Flower Pots, Cheriton
19/05/2006 White Horse, Droxford Green's, Wickham Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
16/06/2006 Musketeer, Pennington Fleur de Lys, Pilley Turfcutter's, East Boldre
21/07/2006 Shoe, Plaitford Lamb, Nomansland Cuckoo, Hamptworth
18/08/2006 Three Tuns, Bransgore Oak, Bank Royal Oak, Fritham
15/09/2006 Mill Arms, Dunbridge Wheatsheaf, Braishfield Newport Inn, Braishfield
20/10/2006 Three Horseshoes, Bighton Tichborne Arms, Tichborne Flower Pots, Cheriton
17/11/2006 Fisherman's Rest, Titchfield Bunch of Grapes, Bishop's Waltham Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge
2007
Date Pub 1 Pub 2 Pub 3
19/01/2007 Crofton, Hill Head
(Portsmouth CAMRA Pub of the Year 2006)
Golden Bowler, Stubbington Sir Joseph Paxton, Titchfield Common
16/02/2007 Bush, Ovington Tichborne Arms, Tichborne Flower Pots, Cheriton
16/03/2007 Royal Oak, North Gorley Foresters, Frogham Royal Oak, Fritham
20/04/2007 Red Lion, Milford-on-sea Musketeer, Pennington Turfcutter's, East Boldre
18/05/2007 John O'Gaunt, Horsebridge Wheatsheaf, Braishfield Newport Inn, Braishfield
22/06/2007 Three Tuns, Bransgore Forester's Arms, Brockenhurst New Forest Inn, Emery Down
20/07/2007 Bull, Downton Lamb, Nomansland Cuckoo, Hamptworth
17/08/2007 Crofton, Hill Head Green's, Wickham Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
21/09/2007 Hinton Arms, Hinton Ampner Milbury's, Beauworth Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge
19/10/2007 Cricketers, Easton Tichborne Arms, Tichborne Black Boy, Winchester
16/11/2007 Compass Inn, Winsor Empress of Blandings, Copythorne New Forest Inn, Emery Down
2008
Date Pub 1 Pub 2 Pub 3
18/01/2008 Red Lion, Milford-on-Sea Fleur de Lys, Pilley Turfcutter's, East Boldre
15/02/2008 Three Horseshoes, Bighton Tichborne Arms, Tichborne Flower Pots, Cheriton
21/03/2008 This "special" Beer Bus was by invitation only. It was a FREE reward trip for those who have made the Beer Bus possible by regularly coming on it over the last couple of years. We departed Southampton Central Station at 10:30am, had lunch in a pub at the far side of Dorset and visited three more pubs on the way home (where we were dropped off at a pub!). As a bonus, those coming on the trip received a FREE Beer Bus polo shirt. The places which we visited were:
  • Bottle Inn, Marshwood, Dorset
  • Shave Cross Inn, Shave Cross, Dorset
  • Sailor's Return, East Chaldon, Dorset
  • Crown & Anchor, Wimborne, Dorset
18/04/2008 Three Tuns, Bransgore Oak, Bank New Forest Inn, Emery Down
23/05/2008 Bell Inn, St Cross, Winchester Rack & Manger, Crawley Black Boy, Winchester
20/06/2008 Hare & Hounds, Sway Forester's Arms, Brockenhurst Royal Oak, Fritham
18/07/2008 Compass Inn, Winsor Lamb, Nomansland Cuckoo, Hamptworth
15/08/2008 Crofton, Hill Head Wickham Wine Bar, Wickham Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
19/09/2008 Red Lion, Milford-on-Sea Red Lion, Boldre Turfcutter's, East Boldre
17/10/2008 Cricketers, Easton Hinton Arms, Hinton Ampner Flower Pots, Cheriton
21/11/2008 John O'Gaunt, Horsebridge Mill Arms, Dunbridge Wheatsheaf, Braishfield
13/12/2008 Beer Train to Brighton
We took the train to Brighton, and lunched in the Battle of Trafalgar. We then visited the Evening Star and Lord Nelson, before starting our journey home. On the way back, we stopped off to visit the Buckingham Arms in Shoreham-by-Sea.
2009
Date Pub 1 Pub 2 Pub 3
16/01/2009 Bugle, Twyford Bunch of Grapes, Bishop's Waltham Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge
20/02/2009 Trusty Servant, Minstead High Corner Inn, Linwood Royal Oak, Fritham
20/03/2009 Tichfield Mill, Tichfield Wickham Wine Bar, Wickham Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
10/04/2009 Good Friday Beer Bus
We visited Ballard's Brewery in Sussex and then went for a pub lunch stop in Elsted Inn, Elsted before working our way home via a number of excellent pubs.
24/04/2009 Ship, Bishop's Sutton Tichborne Arms, Tichborne Flower Pots, Cheriton
15/05/2009 Red Lion, Milford-on-Sea Red Lion, Boldre Turfcutter's, East Boldre
19/06/2009 Brushmaker's, Upham Bunch of Grapes, Bishop's Waltham Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge
17/07/2009 Empress of Blandings, Copythorne Lamb, Nomansland Cuckoo, Hamptworth
21/08/2009 Hare & Hounds, Sway Oak, Bank New Forest Inn, Emery Down
18/09/2009 Wheatsheaf, Tichfield Horse & Jockey, Curbridge Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
16/10/2009 Ship, Bishop's Sutton Cricketers, Easton Black Boy, Winchester
20/11/2009 Red Lion, Milford-on-Sea Red Lion, Boldre Turfcutter's, East Boldre
05/12/2009 Beer Train to Bath
We took the train to Bath and visited many superb pubs. We enjoyed lunch at the Garrick's Head. We originally planned to stop off in Salisbury on the way home, but stayed on in Bath for an extra couple of hours instead.
2010
Date Pub 1 Pub 2 Pub 3
15/01/2010 Black Horse, West Tytherley Star, East Tytherley Wheatsheaf, Braishfield
       
19/02/2010 Phoenix, Twyford Bugle, Twyford Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge
19/03/2010 Otter, Otterbourne Hinton Arms, Hinton Ampner Flowerpots, Cheriton
16/04/2010 Hare & Hounds, Sway Snakecatcher, Brockenhurst Royal Oak, Fritham
21/05/2010 Crofton, Hill Head Wheatsheaf, Titchfield Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
18/06/2010 John O'Gaunt, Horsebridge Newport, Braishfield Mortimer Arms Hotel, Ower
16/07/2010 Trusty Servant, Minstead Lamb, Nomansland Cuckoo, Hamptworth
20/08/2010 Brushmaker's, Upham Bunch of Grapes, Bishop's Waltham Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge
17/09/2010 Baker's Arms, Droxford Wickham Wine Bar, Wickham Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
15/10/2010 Unfortunately, the Beer Bus did not run this month
19/11/2010 Ship, Bishop's Sutton Tichbourne Arms, Tichbourne Flowerpots, Cheriton
2011
Date Pub 1 Pub 2 Pub 3
15/01/2011 Unfortunately, the Beer Bus did not run this month
18/02/2011 Unfortunately, the Beer Bus did not run this month
18/03/2011 Three Horseshoes, Bighton Cricketers, Easton Black Boy, Winchester
08/04/2011
Waterloo Arms, Lyndhurst Oak Inn, Bank New Forest Inn, Emery Down
20/05/2011 Phoenix, Twyford Woodman, Lower Upham Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge
17/06/2011 Red Lion, Milford-on-Sea Red Lion, Boldre Turfcutter's, East Boldre
15/07/2011 Gamekeeper, Woodlands Lamb, Nomansland Cuckoo, Hamptworth
19/08/2011 Hare & Hounds, Sway Rose & Crown, Brockenhurst Royal Oak, Fritham
16/09/2011 Baker's Arms, Droxford Wickham Wine Bar, Wickham Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
21/10/2011 Otter, Otterbourne Hinton Arms, Hinton Ampner Flowerpots, Cheriton
18/11/2011 Parish Lantern, Whiteparish Star, East Tytherley Black Horse, West Tytherley
2012
Date Pub 1 Pub 2 Pub 3
20/01/2012 Compass Inn, Winsor Empress of Blandings, Copythorne Cuckoo, Hamptworth
17/02/2012 Brickmakers, Swanmore Rising Sun, Swanmore Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
17/03/2012 There was no March 2012 Beer Bus due to Winchester Real Ale and Cider Festival 2012
20/04/2012 John O'Gaunt, Horsebridge Black Horse, West Tytherley Parish Lantern, Whiteparish
18/05/2012 Hinton Arms, Hinton Ampner Tichborne Arms, Tichborne Flower Pots, Cheriton
22/06/2012 Musketeer, Pennington Hare and Hounds, Sway Rose and Crown, Brockenhurst
20/07/2012 Bugle, Twyford Woodman, Lower Upham Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge
17/08/2012 Golden Lion, Southwick Wickham Wine Bar, Wickham Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
21/09/2012 Railway Hotel, Ringwood Red Shoot, Linwood Royal Oak, Fritham
19/10/2012 Rockingham, Canada Parish Lantern, Whiteparish Black Horse, West Tytherley
16/11/2012 Bun Penny, Lee-on-Solent Crofton, Hill Head Wheatsheaf, Titchfield
14/12/2012 Black Horse, West Tytherley Cuckoo, Hamptworth Royal Oak, Fritham
2013
Date Pub 1 Pub 2 Pub 3
25/01/2013
Revised date
due to snow
Please note: Unfortunately, due to limits on tour attendee numbers, this bus will no longer visit Botley Brewery.
Please also note:New date due to snow disruption. Please contact bookings@beerbus.org.uk if you want to go on the rearranged Beer Bus, even if you weren't booked on the original.
  Phoenix, Twyford Woodman, Lower Upham Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
15/02/2013 Running Horse, Alresford Tichboune Arms, Tichfield Flowerpots, Cheriton
15/03/2013 Compass, Winsor Parish Lantern, Whiteparish Cukcoo, Hampworth
19/04/2013 Rising Sun, Swanmore Brickmakers, Swanmore Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge
17/05/2013 John O Gaunt, Horsebridge Tally Ho, Broughton Black Horse, West Tytherley
21/06/2013 Oak, Bank Lamb, Nomansland Royal Oak, Fritham
19/07/2013 Chestnut Horse, Easton Hinton Arms, Hinton Ampner Flowerpots Inn, Cheriton
16/08/2013 Borough Arms, Lymington Rose and Crown, Brokenhurst Forest Inn, Ashurst
20/09/2013 Rose & Thistle, Rockbourne The Bull, Downton Cukcoo, Hampworth
18/10/2013 Golden Lion, Southwick Wickham Wine Bar, Wickham Wheatsheaf, Shedfield
15/11/2013 Dog & Crook, Braishfield Bear & Ragged Staff, Michelmersh Tally Ho, Broughton
2014
17/01/2014 Northbrook Arms, East Stratton Trout Inn, Itchen Abbas Flowerpots Inn, Cheriton
21/02/2014 Rising Sun, Swanmore Brickmakers, Swanmore Hampshire Bowman, Dundridge
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