Real Ale brewed - and served - in the heart of the National Forest
The Milking Parlour is the Tollgate Brewery Tap, to be found inside the rustic interior of an old dairy shed, overlooking the brewery itself and set within the stunning surrounds of the National Trust’s Calke Abbey estate. There is ample outside drinking space overlooking fields and the historic outbuildings of the old Southwood House dairy farm. Serving a wide range of Tollgate cask and keg beer, as well as bottle off-sales in the shop, and a BBQ on Thursday and Friday evenings and Saturday afternoon. In case it rains, there are several areas of covered space to keep your pint dry too. 5* CAMRA Real Ale and Cider available. SIBA Independent Brewer.
All Tollgate beers are characterised by full flavour with a light touch. English malt and hops from around the works are blended to produce beers full of flavour that are easy to drink and more importantly easy to like. The Brewery brew and stock year-round cask, key and bottles beers and add to these with seasonal/special beers.
Unit 1, Southwood House Farm Staunton Lane Calke Derbyshire LE65 1RG