Hensol Castle Distillery Gin Making Experience
By Hensol Castle Distillery
Your gin making experience will last about 2 1/2 hours and will begin with an arrival Gin & Tonic before taking a guided tour of Hensol Castle Distillery, learning the history of the castle and gin itself. Not only that, you will also get to explore our wonderful botanical room before distilling your own personal 70cl bottle of gin. Finally, you will have the opportunity to taste some of our beautiful gins and browse our store where there will be a collection of branded gifts available to purchase.
Price is per person.
A valid ID will need to be displayed on arrival. 18 years+
Gin making experience days take place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Further information below.
You will then embark on a guided tour of the distillery and our knowledgeable gin distillery tour guide will give you an insight into the history of Hensol Castle and its inhabitants’ interesting links to gin.
The tour will lead you through to our exclusive botanicals room, where you can touch, smell and understand where gin botanicals come from and how they enhance this wonderful spirit.
Next, you’ll move onto your classroom, where you will find out what gin is made from, and can take charge of your very own individual miniature copper pot still. Our master distiller knows everything there is to know about how to make the perfect gin and under his expert tuition, he will guide you every step of the way ensuring you make a gin you’ll be proud to call your own and show off to your friends….but maybe not share with them!
And finally, the bit you’ve all been waiting for, the gin tasting experience culminating with a perfect serve of Hensol Castle Distillery's gin. For the designated drivers, there will be a take away option for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home!
Our gin making experience is the perfect gift for gin lovers.
Upon booking your gin making experience, you will be given all of the information required to book your experience day at Hensol Castle Distillery.
Please note, due to COVID-19 we are opening the distillery with limited numbers and dates.
“We are delighted to welcome Hensol Castle Distillery to Discover Delicious. Offering a range of truly unique gin experiences in the most beautiful of settings, we’re extremely excited to be working with the innovative and passionate team behind South Wales’ first full scale gin distillery, visitor attraction and gin school. We hope you love their gins and experiences as much as we do (we’re pretty sure you will!)”
Hensol Castle Distillery is South Wales’ only full scale gin distillery and bottling plant that also offers visitor experiences and a gin school. Located in the cellars of the historic, Grade 1 listed Hensol Castle, discover an experience like no other at a site that’s steeped in heritage and fascinating history. Visitors to the gin distillery will enjoy a truly unique experience, learning all about the history of the Castle, the origins of gin, the wonderful world of botanicals and the distillery itself, whereas gin school visitors will also have the opportunity to distil their very own gin to take home with them.
In addition to tours and gin making experiences, Hensol Castle Distillery also produces its own range of spirits inspired by the history of the site. Their range of spirits, which includes gins, vodka and much more, truly reflect the brand’s values in that they are created with fun, passion and integrity – an integral part of what the distillery is all about.
The fascinating balance of old and new, Hensol’s vast history and heritage combined with a state of the art gin distillery provides a truly distinctive visitor experience and one that’s not to be missed.
|Within United Kingdom (UK)||Free|
Here at Hensol Castle Distillery all orders will be delivered within 1-3 working days from date of purchase.