Bombay Sapphire



Laverstoke, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7NR

Tel: +44 (0)1256 890090

Bombay Sapphire


Based at Laverstoke Mill in rural Hampshire, just 15 miles from Winchester and 10 miles from Basingstoke, the Bombay Sapphire Distillery is in a conservation area with over 1000 years of history. The distillery showcases the care, skill and artistry behind every drop of Bombay Sapphire, and allows you to discover the flavours of the botanicals which make Bombay Sapphire gin so unique. All experiences must be booked online in advance.
Discovery Experience

Explore the Bombay Sapphire Distillery with a distillery host to guide you as you discover the ten exotic botanicals infused into every drop of Bombay Sapphire Gin in the Glasshouses with an insight into Heatherwick Studios’ inspired design. Your host will then help you navigate the Botanical Dry Room, a sensory experience to uncover your flavour preferences. Discover the rare vapour infusion distillation process which makes Bombay Sapphire gin so exquisite, before your host leaves you to enjoy a cocktail, selected using your flavour preferences.
Gin Master Class

The Gin Cocktail Masterclass is an interactive session on cocktail culture where you can learn the tricks of the bar trade so you can create your own cocktails easily at home. Your experience begins with a fully-guided Discovery Experience followed by a complimentary cocktail in the Mill Bar. Then you’ll be hosted by one a Gin Experts to create and try Bombay Sapphire cocktails

Please note that until further notice, temperature checks and the wearing of face masks (which are supplied by the distillery) will be required at the Bombay Sapphire Distillery. Further information on the measures in place can be found here.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Discovery Experience - Adult£17.50 per ticket
Gin Cocktail Masterclass – Adult£45.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis. All experiences must be booked online in advance.



  • On-Site cafe/restaurant

COVID-19 Response

  • 2m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • Face mask essential (provided)
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Temperature checks for visitors

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Laverstoke Mill is situated between Overton and Whitchurch on the B3400 (London Road) in Laverstoke. If your Sat Nav does not recognise the postcode above then please type in RG28 7PH.

Public Transport Directions

The closest train station to the distillery is Overton which is serviced by trains originating from London Waterloo and Salisbury. The distillery is then a 40 minute walk along London Road in the direction of Whitchurch. Alternatively disembark at Basingstoke train station where the number 76 bus stops right outside the distillery at Laverstoke Mill. The 76 bus from Basingstoke or Andover stops right outside the distillery.  



  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2015/16 – Gold Beautiful South Awards Winners 2015/16 – Gold 2015
  • 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
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2017/18 - Silver Beautiful South Awards Winners 2017/18 - Silver 2018
  • Visit England Awards -VisitEngland Visitor Attraction - Best Told Story 2017 VisitEngland Visitor Attraction - Best Told Story 2017 2018
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2018/19 – Highly Commended Beautiful South Awards Winners 2018/19 – Highly Commended 2018
  • Tourism South East Award -Tourism South East Member - Platinum Tourism South East Member - Platinum 2022

Opening Times

October-March (1 Mar 2023 - 31 Mar 2024)
Monday - Thursday11:00 - 18:00*
Friday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00*
April to September (1 Apr 2023 - 30 Sept 2023)
Monday - Thursday11:00 - 18:00*
Friday - Sunday10:00 - 20:00*

* Monday to Thursday last Discovery Experience entry at 16:00
Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday (April - Sept) 10:00 to 20:00 – last Discovery Experience entry at 18:00.
(Exact times may vary, and tour times are subject to availability – please check before travelling and pre-book your tickets.)

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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