The popularity of gin in the UK is at an all-time high, with different varieties and new brands entering the market. An increased number of distilleries have appeared across the country, with some opening their doors to allow the general public to tour. Partaking in a gin distillery tour is a great way to learn about the process behind creating your favourite botanical spirit, which ingredients are included to give it that memorable aroma and how the overall process works.

We have listed some of the Best Gin Distillery Tours available in the UK, from Plymouth in Devon to St Andrews in Scotland!


Beefeater Distillery

Website: https://www.beefeaterdistillery.com/tours

Address: 20 Montford Pl, Oval, London, SE11 5DE

Gin Distillery Tour Ticket Price from £16.00

Beefeater is one of the household names when you think of gin; first introduced way back in 1876, it was the capital’s first dedicated gin distillery. Located in the heart of London, Beefeater is a popular tourist destination for those looking to learn more about this distinctive and historic brand.


Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Website: https://www.bombaysapphire.com/distillery/tours-experiences/

Address: Laverstoke Mill, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7NR

Gin Distillery Tour Ticket Price from £17.50

Located in a historic paper mill in the Hampshire countryside, the world-famous Bombay Sapphire Distillery is a must for any keen gin enthusiast. Here, you’ll learn about the rare production processes that go into creating Bombay Sapphire gin and discover the sustainable measures and ecology of the conservation area they call our home.


Cambridge Distillery

Website: https://cambridgedistillery.co.uk/pages/showroom

Address: 22 High St, Grantchester, Cambridge, CB3 9NF

Gin Distillery Tour Ticket Price from £30.00

Cambridge Distillery is situation yards away from the River Cam, south of the famous city of Cambridge. Here, the river winds its way towards Cambridge via Grantchester Meadows. As well as providing a beautiful backdrop for the distillery, the meadows also serve as their botanical cabinet, offering fruits, blossoms and flowers from which they create their seasonal gins. The location of the distillery is vital to their gin production. The Cambridge Distillery Showroom has a great, unique space providing a window directly into one of the most innovative distilleries in the world.

 

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Chase Distillery

Website: https://chasedistillery.co.uk/visit-us/tours/distillery-tours/

Address: Chase Farm, Rosemaund, Preston Wynne, Hereford, HR1 3PG

Gin Distillery Tour Ticket Price from £20.00

Nestled deep in the Herefordshire countryside, Chase boasts a field to bottle distillery. You’ll not only find an award-winning range of gin but Vodka too! Using the traditional methods of mashing, fermenting, and distilling our field to bottle spirits, it all takes place on-site at the Herefordshire family farm.

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Eden Mill Distillery

Website: https://www.edenmill.com/virtual-experiences-and-tastings-c-7

Address: Eden Mill, Main Street, Guardbridge, St Andrews, KY16 0US

Gin Distillery Tour Ticket Price from £20.00

Eden Mill was Scotland’s first single-site brewery and distillery – benefitting from the best of local water sources, regionally grown barley and a dynamic, international team with some of the best education and experience the world can offer. An hour and a half from the Scottish capital, St Andrews may be best known for a famous golf course, but the Eden Mill Distillery is a hot tourist spot thanks to their award-winning gin.

 

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Ian Macleod Distillers, Edinburgh Gin

Website: https://www.edinburghgin.com/distilleries-and-tours

Address: 1A Rutland Place, Edinburgh, EH1 2AD

Gin Distillery Tour Ticket Price from TBC

A tour of Edinburgh Gin will educate you about the capitals rich history of gin production, the science of distilling and allows you to explore their atmospheric working distillery. They also boast; it’s ranked in the top 20 attractions for a visit to Edinburgh, so why not see it for yourself! The 5-Star distillery offers visitors the chance to discover how they create their award-winning gin.

 

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Plymouth Distillery

Website: https://plymouthdistillery.com/tours

Address: Black Friars Distillery, 60 Southside Street, The Barbican, Plymouth, PL1 2LQ

Gin Distillery Tour Ticket Price from £11.00

If you’re looking for a traditional, vintage Gin brand, look no further than Plymouth Gin. The Plymouth Distillery is the oldest working distillery in England, and they’ve been making gin according to the original recipe since 1793! The tour involves an overview of the history of the distillery and an introduction to the Plymouth Gin distillation process and the botanicals used.