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Experience a distillery unlike any other

Visit our beautifully renovated old Victorian farmstead on the shore of Bassenthwaite Lake, where our majestic surroundings inspire our artistic ethos. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of our working distillery, following the spirit’s journey to discover how every flavour possibility is achieved.

 

COVID-19 UPDATE

 

We look forward to welcoming you at The Lakes Distillery shop, on a distillery tour, or at Bistro at the Distillery just as soon as you are ready. We will re-open in line with government advice. Please see our specially prepared COVID-19 FAQs page for more information.

 

Thank you for your ongoing support.

Distillery Tour & Tasting

Go behind the scenes at our state-of-the-art distillery where our Whiskymaker's unique approach comes to life.

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The Lakes Whisky Tour

Indulge your love for whisky with a deep dive into the dance between science and art, control and creativity. 

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Whisky & Chocolate Pairing Tour

Enjoy a multi-sensory journey through our distillery before a guided tasting of our finest single malt whiskies, paired with handmade luxury chocolates.

Meet the Alpacas

The Alpacaly Ever After herd graze on site at our distillery - reserve your chance to meet them every weekend (and more during school holidays). 

  • Hand feed the friendly Alpacaly Ever After herd
  • Feel how soft the baby alpacas are
  • Have all your questions answered and take as many photos as you like

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Essential information

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We look forward to welcoming you at the distillery. Find practical information here about your upcoming visit.

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Events at the Distillery

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We have a full events schedule - check your diary to join us for one of our upcoming special events.

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Bespoke experiences

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