If you’re a gin lover, we have the perfect way to spend a fun day out! Our gin making experience features a tour of our gin distillery in Surrey, and followed by our gin lab activity where you can use our copper gin still to create your own gin recipe to take a custom bottle of gin home!
A day out at Wessex Distillery is an enjoyable, immersive, gin-filled event, suitable for beginners and gin enthusiasts. Our small distillery is COVID-19 compliant, by following the government’s advice to ensure our customer’s safety and comfort. Our complete gin making experience lasts between 1:30-2 hours, and can be booked now for dates from the 17th of May 2021!
What can you expect from a Wessex Distillery gin making experience day?
A tour of Wessex Distillery
Set in the beautiful English countryside in Surrey, we are so excited to welcome fellow gin lovers to see first hand where the ‘magic’ happens! As a family business, our distillery is like a second home, so we treat every visitor with a friendly welcome, in a laid back atmosphere.
We will take you step by step through the distillation process, so you can learn how we make the best British craft gin in the UK. Our attentive hosts will give you an insight into our day-to-day operations, and you will learn about the history of gin, the local area, and our journey.
Our Gin Lab
Guided sessions operating our copper still to create your own bespoke blend of botanicals to create your very own bespoke gin recipe. You can even personalise your bottle label as a memorable keepsake of your day.
We have multiple award-winning craft gins, so you’ll benefit from the best resources and knowledge to make classic, quality gin. Choose from 26 real botanicals to create your own gin flavour, as we love letting our ‘students’ get creative and experimental with gins, it’s a personal passion of ours!
Book a Gin Making Experience with us
Available from 17th of May at 18:00, £80 per person.
We allow a maximum of 6 people per booking/per tour but feel free to contact us for more details, or for larger bookings, here.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will only be able to take 2 groups with a maximum of 6 people.
What you’ll get:
- A comprehensive tour of our gin distillery
- A guided gin lab experience using our copper still to create your own bespoke gin
- Gin sampling/tasting to understand flavour profiles
- Learn the history of gin and get expert knowledge of botanicals and distillation
- Learn about Wessex Distillery and the history of the area
- To go home with a personalised bottle of your own gin recipe
- 20% off any 70cl gin bottle of your choice
- A G&T on arrival to give you a warm welcome
If you would like to buy this as a gift or haven’t got a set date in mind, you can buy a voucher instead.
Plan your trip
Just past Witley station there is an industrial park, after pulling into that park, you will see the Wessex dragon directly in front of you. You can park your car in any of the free car parking stops around this area.
We are within walking distance from Witley Station which is a direct line from London Waterloo to Southampton central.Hotel Recommendations
Unit 1,Coopers Place, Wormley, GU8 5SY
Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 16:30pm
Tel: 01428 684545
Terms & Conditions:
You must be a minimum of 18 years old to attend our gin making experience, so please come equipped with a valid I.D. For example, a Passport or Driving Licence.
We don’t recommend driving after our gin making experience if you’re planning to drink.
Our cancellation policy is full refund or change the date one week in advance of your booking. If booked with a gift card the card will become valid for another booking