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Award Winning Books 2023

CAMRA books was pleased to have won the first and second place in the best book on beer or pubs at the annual British Guild of Beer Writer’s Awards in 2023.

About CAMRA Books 

CAMRA has been established as a campaigning organisation since March 1971.

Just a year into CAMRA’s life, in 1972, the first Good Beer Guide was published, aiming to promote and encourage pubs, breweries and consumers to produce, drink and support quality real ale. The first guide consisted of 18 pages, typed and copied with hand drawn illustrations and listed a few hundred pubs. Five decades later and the Guide has become CAMRA’s flagship publication, now listing over 4,500 pubs and almost 3,000 breweries.

CAMRA Books expanded and began to publish books on beer and brewing. We have also ventured into travel guides, with several versions of the Good Beer Guide produced for the USA, Germany, and Belgium.

Today we publish books on beer, cider, brewing, pubs and have been proudly putting the pint into print for 50 years.

New Heritage Pubs titles

East of England – Real Heritage Pubs

Visit genuinely old pubs, some 500 years old; the East of England has the largest number of ancient snugs formed by settle benches and we guide you to them all.

Real Heritage Pubs – South East

Discover over 100 key examples of heritage pubs in the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Surrey and East and West Sussex.

Real Heritage Pubs South West

Historic pubs throughout the South West of England. With articles on specific features of each pub and full listings of over 100 pubs, celebrating their individual architectural and historical importance.

London’s Best beer Pubs and Bars by Des de Moor

Published October 2021

The only guide you need to explore London

A comprehensive guide to London

Laid out by area, the book makes it simple to find the best London pubs and bars – serving the best British and world beers – and to explore the growing number of London breweries offering tours, taprooms and direct sales. Features tell you more about London’s rich history of brewing and the city’s vibrant modern brewing scene. The venue listings are fully illustrated, with detailed information on opening hours, local landmarks, and public transport links to make planning any excursion quick and easy. The book also includes a comprehensive listing of London breweries.

CAMRA Books resources for CAMRA branches, magazines and social media

We are pleased to offer images and resources for download by CAMRA branches, magazines and social media co-ordinators here. Please ensure you are logged in as a member to access this page.