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Heart of Warwickshire

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About the Heart of Warwickshire branch

Our branch serves the central part of Warwickshire, including Leamington Spa, Warwick, Southam and the surrounding villages.

We are just one of seven CAMRA branches which cover the present administrative county of Warwickshire. The others are:

  • Coventry & North Warwickshire (including Nuneaton & Bedworth sub-branch)
  • Redditch & Bromsgrove
  • Rugby
  • Shakespeare (covers Stratford-on-Avon)
  • Solihull & District
  • Tamworth & Sutton Coldfield

For more information, see CAMRA Near You (West Midlands Region).

Places to visit in our area

For details of some tourist attractions in our area, see the Tourism pages on the Warwickshire County Council site.


CAMRA's mission is to act as the champion of the consumer in relation to the UK and European drinks industry. It aims to:

  • Maintain consumer rights
  • Promote quality, choice and value for money
  • Support the public house as a focus of community life
  • Campaign for greater appreciation of traditional beers, ciders and perries as part of national heritage and culture

Find out more about membership benefits.

Harbury Beer Festival 2014

Friday 29th August 2014
Saturday 30th August 2014

Harbury Beer Festival takes place on the Friday and Saturday following the August bank holiday each year.

The dates published in the January 2014 edition of our Branch Magazine are incorrect.

Branch members will be planning the theme and beer list throught the year. See our festival page for more details

beer list now available!

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Problems with a pub?

Report short measures and other service related issues regarding pubs in our area to Trading Standards on the Warwickshire County Council site or by e-mail to

Trading Standards Information Advice Line
Warwickshire County Council
Old Budbrooke Road
CV35 7DP
Phone: +44 (0) 1926 414000
Fax: +44 (0) 1926 414014