Hit the pub trail with Brakspear and ViewRanger

Posted on 27/06/2017

Walkers in southern England have the chance to work up a thirst for their post-walk pint on a series of new pub walks that can be downloaded and followed on smartphones. 

Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear has made its recently-launched Pub Trails series available on ViewRanger, a free GPS app that pinpoints your precise GPS location and overlays each route on detailed maps that can be used without phone signal.

Each trail starts and finishes at one of the 10 Brakspear pubs listed below, and contains interactive maps, detailed directions, useful local information and photographs of key points on the walk. With three routes from each pub, including different distances and difficulty levels to suit every type of walker, there’s no excuse not to stretch your legs before enjoying a well-deserved pint.  

Brakspear chief executive Tom Davies said, “Many of our pubs are located in beautiful spots and we know our customers like to explore the countryside before having a refreshing pint and a bite to eat. 

“Our Pub Trails are already available in our pubs, and to download from our dedicated website, so launching them as an app download extends their reach, particularly to younger walkers. This is a great example of new technology enhancing the experience of a centuries-old tradition of the British pub and country walking, and we’re delighted to be offering it to Brakspear customers through our partnership with ViewRanger.”

The first set of Brakspear Pub Trails are linked to the following pubs:

  • Red Lion, Peppard Common
  • Flower Pot, Aston
  • Perch & Pike, South Stoke
  • Catherine Wheel, Goring-on-Thames
  • John Barleycorn, Goring-on-Thames
  • Rainbow, Middle Assendon
  • Maltsters Arms, Rotherfield Greys
  • Rising Sun, Witheridge Hill
  • King William, Hailey
  • Henley town centre, taking in the Rainbow, Maltsters and Flower Pot

Download the free ViewRanger app here.

Download Brakspear Pub Trails in ViewRanger app here.

Learn more about Brakspear Pub Trails here.



Editors’ notes:

Images and ViewRanger media kit: click here

For more information contact:
Oli Reed, ViewRanger Communications Manager
Email: oli@viewranger.com  
Tel: +44 (0)1223 421353

ViewRanger is a free GPS navigation app used by millions of people around the world to plan, navigate, record and share their outdoor adventures. Combining the world’s best offline maps with easy-to-follow route guides, advanced GPS navigation features and augmented reality, ViewRanger is the ultimate adventure tool for anyone exploring the great outdoors.
Learn more about ViewRanger: www.viewranger.com

The Brakspear story began in 1711 when William Henry Brakspear bought a brewery on Bell, Street, Henley on Thames, and now more than 300 years later there are 132 Brakspear pubs to choose from between the Cotswolds and Brighton. Ranging from wonderful rural, community or town-centre pubs, they offer great food and drink and a selection of fantastic walks straight from the front door! Learn more about Brakspear: www.brakspear.co.uk

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