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Bombay Sapphire

Distillery

Laverstoke
Whitchurch
Hampshire
RG28 7NR

Tel: +44 (0)1256 890090

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Bombay Sapphire

Explore the Bombay Sapphire Distillery on your own terms, in your own time. The Self-Discovery Experience showcases the very best of Bombay Sapphire gin and our beautiful, historic distillery.

Take in the crystal clear water and beautiful natural surroundings as you walk along the River Test. Step back in time to uncover the fascinating history behind Laverstoke Mill in the Heritage Room.

Discover the ten exotic botanicals in Bombay Sapphire gin in the Glasshouses and Botanical Dry Room and then join our hosts as they take you behind the scenes of the unique Vapour Infusion distillation process in the Dakin Still House. Immerse yourself in the history of gin and Bombay Sapphire in the Gin Academy, then your experience culminates in The Mill Bar. Every guest receives a drink ‘on the house’ in the Mill Bar alongside the beautiful River Test.

The Hosted Experience

During weekdays hosted experiences can be booked to answer any questions and guide you through the site. Discover exotic botanicals in the Glasshouses with an insight into Thomas Heatherwick's inspired design. Our host and resident Gin Expert will then help you uncover the Botanical Dry Room, to uncover your preferred flavour palate. Go behind the scenes of the unique processes in the Dakin Still House before your host leaves you to enjoy a drink in the Mill Bar.

Self Discovery Experience

The Self-Discovery Experience showcases the very best of Bombay Sapphire gin and our beautiful, historic distillery. Take in the beautiful natural surroundings as you walk along the River Test and uncover the fascinating history behind Laverstoke Mill. Discover the exotic botanicals in the Glasshouses, Botanical Dry Room and behind the scenes of the in the Dakin Still House. Immerse yourself in the history of Bombay Sapphire Gin Academy, then your experience culminates in The Mill Bar. alongside the beautiful River Test.

The Cocktail Master Class

The Gin Cocktail Masterclass is an interactive session on cocktail culture providing the opportunity to learn and create cocktails with our specially-trained Gin Experts. Uncover the history and versatility of Bombay Sapphire. Lean about the tools of the bar trade and discover tricks of the trade that will help create cocktails.. Our Gin Experts will entertain with tales as they make examples live in front of you. Take your place behind the bar to make a cocktail or two then savour the fruits of your labour. The Self-Discovery Experience is also included in the cost of the Cocktail Masterclass.

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2015/16 – Gold Beautiful South Awards Winners 2015/16 – Gold 2015
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2017
  • Tourism South East Award -Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Gold Award 2016 Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Gold Award 2016 2016
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2016/17 – Gold Beautiful South Awards Winners 2016/17 – Gold 2016

Opening Times

April - September (1 Apr 2017 - 30 Sep 2017)
DayTimes
Monday10:0020:00*
Tuesday10:0020:00*
Wednesday10:0020:00*
Thursday10:0020:00*
Friday10:0020:00*
Saturday10:0020:00*
Sunday10:0020:00*
October-March (1 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018)
DayTimes
Monday11:0018:00*
Tuesday11:0018:00*
Wednesday11:0018:00*
Thursday11:0018:00*
Friday11:0018:00*
Saturday11:0018:00*
Sunday11:0018:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - Cocktail Masterclass£30.00 per ticket
Adult (Hosted)£22.00 per ticket
Adult (Self Discovery)£15.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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