Please contact us if you have any questions about The Lakes Distillery. We welcome bookings for tours, tables in the Bistro, group functions and media enquiries. Details are below or visit our Plan Your Visit page.
Following the latest government advice, we will unfortunately once again be required to close the Bistro and distillery tours to the public from Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 2nd December. If you have a booking during this period, we will be in touch to reschedule your visit. We are still accepting future bookings from December onwards, with free cancellation and can reschedule at your convenience. All gift vouchers will be honoured. Contact us if you have any questions.
The distillery shop will remain open daily on reduced hours 10am-4pm for shopping and to run our complimentary click & collect service during this period.
Our online shop continues to operate with contact-free home delivery. You can order online here.
Thank you for your ongoing support.
Call 017687 88850
Then select one of the following options -
1 - Tours, Bistro & private events
2 - Web orders
3 - PR & media
4 - Accounts
5 - All other enquiries
Shop & Tours
10am - 6pm (7pm Thurs-Sat)
We are open open 364 days a year, closed Christmas Day. Private and evening bookings available on request.
Bistro at the Distillery
10am - 6pm
Private and group bookings available, please contact us.
9am - 5pm (Mon-Fri)
Address & directions
The Lakes Distillery, Setmurthy, near Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria CA13 9SJ
From the A66: Turn off A66 at the north end of Bassenthwaite Lake onto B5291. At Ouse Bridge junction bear left (don't go over the bridge). Distillery is on the right after a few hundred metres.
Please note there are roadworks surrounding the distillery. We advise you to leave additional time to arrive at the distillery in good time for your tour. Call 017687 88850 (option 1) if you think you might be delayed.
From the A591: use the turning directly next to the Castle Inn onto the B5291. Carry on past Armathwaite Hall. Bear right after crossing the Ouse Bridge and the Distillery is on the right after a few hundred metres.
Google Maps: Type in 'Lakes Distillery, Setmurthy' and it will take you straight to the door.