CAMRA Chairman visits New Inn at Kilmington

CAMRA chairman visits New Inn


Cheers to the magnificent New Inn in Kilmington! Exeter and East Devon branch of CAMRA visited on Friday and attracted a very special guest – CAMRA chairman Colin Valentine.

Colin was down from Edinburgh for a meeting in Salisbury and seeing as Axminster was on the train route, he thought he would drop by to visit the “Magnificent Seven” pub. The Magnificent Seven are the handful of pubs that have been in every edition of CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide. That’s Colin, second from the left. Raymond Dwan – chair of the Exeter & East Devon branch is in the blue shirt. Also pictured is Ian Packham, CAMRA South West Regional Director (wearing a black shirt). The pub recently had new licensees when Brian and Denise Jenkins retired.

Tom Hutchings, our tenanted trade director, said: ‘It’s been a very smooth transition. We were sad to see Brian and Denise depart, but they still live locally and pop in from time-to-time. New landlords Chris and Becky are doing a great job and we are confident the pub will be back again in the Good Beer Guide this year.’

Brian and Denise later joined the group for a pint.

Plamers Hop Page Break Left
Plamers Hop Page Break Right

Read these recent articles


Celebrating 225 years of continual beer brewing

In 2019 Palmers celebrated 225 years of continual operation on the banks of the River Brit in the West Dorset market town of Bridport.

READ THIS ARTICLE
Refurbished Ship Inn, Lyme Regis re-opens

December 2019 saw the Ship Inn, Lyme Regis re-sail, following an extensive refurbishment by Palmers to the entire trade space.

READ THIS ARTICLE
Busy summer for Palmers Events Team

The Palmers Events team has had another busy season, this year taking part in several shows in and around Dorset.

READ THIS ARTICLE

Our Brews


Copper Ale IPA Dorset Gold Palmers 200 Tally Ho! The Dorset Pale

 

The brewer’s notebook

sign up for our notes and news


Taste the quality

with Palmers



Confirm Subscription