Brewery Archive

Arkell's are extremely proud to showcase 175 years of the Brewery's history in a new archive centre on the upper floor of the Grape & Grain Wine & Brewery Warehouse.
Here you can take a walk back in time to enjoy a tour through the key dates in Arkell's history, starting with the founding of the Brewery by John Arkell in 1843 that coincided with the arrival & rapid expansion of the Great Western Railway in Swindon at the same time.

Pub signs, archive adverts, videos, an animated explanation of how we brew our great beers and more! All free.

Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.