The Lakes Distillery
The perfect day out for all the family.
Situated six miles north of Keswick, the award-winning The Lakes Distillery has a wide range of facilities for all to enjoy; from an interactive tour to suit all ages to scenic walks to nearby Bassenthwaite Lake and friendly onsite alpacas.
Our tours are led by a highly experienced and knowledgeable guide and follow the journey of how our world-class whisky, gin and vodka are made. A tasting session of all three spirits is also included in the end (with fruit juice for children). We also have a luxury gift shop, selling locally-sourced products such as clothing, blankets and toiletries as well as our own spirits and a range of confectionery made in our own kitchen, such as whisky and gin chocolates.
Our Michelin Guide-listed restaurant, Bistro at The Distillery, is popular with tourists and locals alike; offering everything from coffee and cake to afternoon teas and three course suppers. Bistro at the Distillery also offers a private dining room, which has proved very popular both with companies entertaining clients and for private events like birthdays and parties
After only one year, we have already built up an outstanding reputation, having won a variety of awards; such as the ‘Tourism and Hospitality’ award at the CN Awards 2015 and ‘Best Distillery Facilities’ in the Global Spirits Masters 2016 awards.