In response to the advice given by the government regarding Covid-19, we have taken the decision to postpone all of our Gin Tours and Gin Making Experiences for the foreseeable future and hope to open in Spring 2021. All gift vouchers purchased will be honoured until October 31st 2021.

Your gin making experience will last about 2 1/2 hours and will begin with an arrival Gin & Tonic before taking a guided tour of Hensol Castle Distillery, learning the history of the castle and gin itself. Not only that, you will also get to explore our wonderful botanical room before distilling your own personal 70cl bottle of gin. Finally, you will have the opportunity to taste some of our beautiful gins and browse our store where there will be a collection of branded gifts available to purchase.

To pay using a gift voucher enter your voucher code (XXX-XXX-XXX) in the Discount/Voucher Code box.

Gin Making Experience


Only £95 per person (Thursday - 4.30PM)

Only £110 per person (Friday - 4.30PM / Saturday & Sunday - 12PM)

Only £150 for two (Thursday - Sunday and two people sharing one still and one 70cl bottle of gin)

Gift Vouchers


Only £95 per person (Thursday - 4.30PM)

Only £110 per person (Friday - 4.30PM / Saturday & Sunday - 12PM)

Only £150 for two (Thursday - Sunday and two people sharing one still and one 70cl bottle of gin)

Gin and Tonic on arrival at Hensol Castle Distillery

Greeted with a gin and tonic

Arriving at our distillery, you and your fellow gin enthusiasts will be greeted with a gin and tonic to get you straight into the spirit of things.

Pencil drawing of Hensol Castle Distillery


You will then be met by one of our knowledgeable gin distillery tour guides who will start with an insight into the history of Hensol Castle and its inhabitants’ interesting links to gin. As gin lovers ourselves, we will pass on our knowledge of the history of gin and why it’s fast becoming the nation’s favourite tipple.

Selection of gin botancials

Look around our 'sensory' botanical room

The botanicals room is where you can touch, smell and understand where gin botanicals come from and how they enhance this wonderful spirit.

Gin stills for gin making at Hensol Castle Distillery


You’ll then move onto your classroom, where you will find out what gin is made from, and can take charge of your very own individual miniature copper pot still. Our master distiller knows everything there is to know about how to make gin, this sweet nectar and, under his expert tuition, he will guide you every step of the way ensuring you make a gin you’ll be proud to call your own and show off to your friends….but maybe not share with them!


Next, the bit you’ve all been waiting for, tasters of the gins themselves culminating with a perfect serve of Hensol Castle Distillery gin and tonic. For the designated drivers, there will be a take away option for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.


Once your tour has finished you will have the chance to browse our store where you will be able to pick up a tasty bottle of spirt distilled at Hensol Castle Distillery as well as an exciting collection of branded gin gifts.  

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