Experience a distillery unlike any other
Our majestic surroundings near Keswick inspire our artistic ethos and our range of fine whiskies, gins and vodka. Join us at our state-of-the-art distillery where our Whiskymaker's unique approach comes to life.
The Distillery Tour
Get a behind the scenes glimpse of our working distillery on a detailed guided tour. Please note the distillery will be undergoing essential maintenance from 27 Jan-9 Feb 2020 and may affect the tour. We will do our best to keep disruption to a minimum.
All day, every day (1hr)
Child (6-12) Free
Children under 6 years not permitted for health & safety reasons.
Enhanced Extra Tasting Tour
An in-depth tutorial with a behind the scenes look at our working distillery. Sample up to 5 spirits in a hosted tasting experience personalised to the group. Please note the distillery will be undergoing essential maintenance from 27 Jan-9 Feb 2020 and may affect the tour. We will do our best to keep disruption to a minimum.
Available twice daily (1hr 30mins)
Lakes Malt Tour
An in-depth whisky focused tour, taking a closer look at The Lakes Malt Whisky; specifically the stillroom and maturation processes. You'll learn about our whiskymaking elevage and blending philosophies with the opportunity to sample the Lakes Single Malt alongside five other Lakes spirits and maturing malts.
Please note the distillery will be undergoing essential maintenance from 27 Jan-9 Feb 2020 and may affect the tour. We will do our best to keep disruption to a minimum.
Available daily at selected times (2hrs)
Whisky Chocolate Pairing Experience
New for 2020 - available from Friday 6 March. Follow your experienced guide through our beautifully renovated old Victorian farmstead, before enjoying a tutored tasting of The Lakes' whiskies with a chocolate pairing from artisan master-chocolatier, Iain Burnett.
Available Friday - Sunday (2hrs)
adults only (18+) £25.00
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).
Available every weekend (30mins)
adults (13+) £12.50
Junior (5-12) £5.00
Child (4 & under) Free
Experience the excitement of a working distillery - see 'behind the scenes' of the heat, the smell and the buzz of England's largest award-winning whisky distillery. Take a sensory tour backstage in our production areas. The Lakes Distillery offers a family friendly atmosphere - stop off in the Bistro and say hello to our family of resident alpacas.
We look forward to welcoming you at the distillery. Find practical information here about your upcoming visit.
We have a full events schedule - check your diary to join us for one of our upcoming special events.