What We Do

Find out more about St Austell Family Group.

All under one roof

Our business has grown remarkably since Walter Hicks first launched as a wine merchant in 1851. Yet, we remain family-owned and 100% independent to this day. Learn more about everything we do here - from our award-winning beers to our extensive pub portfolio.

Pubs, inns & hotels

From humble beginnings, our property portfolio has grown to over 180 pubs, inns and hotels across the South West.

ST AUSTELL PUBS

Serving locally sourced dishes alongside Cornwall's favourite pints.

BATH ALES PUBS

Showcasing what we do best - great beer and food in the heart of Bath.

TENANCY VACANCIES

Become your own boss with one of our pub tenancies.

Beers & brands

Born in Cornwall, our beers are truly a taste of the South West and renowned across the country for their quality.

ST AUSTELL BEERS

Born in Cornwall, our flagship beers are renowned far beyond the South West.

ST AUSTELL WINES

Cherry-picked by our expert team, we have an extensive portfolio of fine wines.

BATH ALES

Hopping mad about great beer, we acquired Bath Ales in 2016.

WHOLESALE

Are you being served? We're the South West's largest wholesale distributor.

From humble beginnings

Discover our rich history. From a modest wine merchant and maltster dating back to1851 to one of the largest businesses in the South West, our mission remains the same.