Based at Laverstoke Mill in rural North Hampshire, just 15 miles from Winchester, the Bombay Sapphire Distillery is in a conservation area with over 1000 years of history. For over 225 years, the Victorian and Georgian buildings set astride the crystal clear River Test produced bank note paper for the Bank of England and the British Empire. Now, Laverstoke Mill is a state-of-the-art sustainable distillery, which produces every drop of Bombay Sapphire gin.
Learn about the ten botanicals which make Bombay Sapphire so exquisite in the iconic glasshouses designed by Thomas Heatherwick. Chart hundreds of years of Laverstoke Mill’s illustrious history, married with the fascinating heritage of gin and Bombay Sapphire. Watch the production of gin behind the scenes in the Dakin Still House, and uncover the secrets of Bombay Sapphire’s unique vapour-infusion distillation process. Discover your personal taste profile in our Dry Room, then use your profile to order a complimentary cocktail from the Mill Bar suited to your tastes. The distillery offers self-discovery and hosted tours, as well as cocktail masterclasses for guests, and offers several event spaces for bespoke organised events.
April – October: 10am – 8pm (last admission at 6pm), 7 days a week
November – March: 11am – 6pm (last admission at 4pm), 7 days a week
(Exact dates may vary – please check the Bombay Sapphire website for details)
Valid until March 2020*
Enjoy 10% off a Self-Discovery Experience or Hosted Experience at the Bombay Sapphire Distillery and discover the history of this amazing location and its gin at your own pace.
*When you book online in advance before 31 March 2020 with the code Visit102.
Whitchurch train station – 2.2 miles – 45 minute walk or short taxi
Overton train station – 2.5 miles – 50 minute walk or short taxi
76 bus between Basingstoke and Andover- includes several key stops in Whitchurch and Overton and stops outside Laverstoke Mill
86 bus between Winchester and Basingstoke- includes several key stops in Whitchurch and Overton and stops outside Laverstoke Mill
Laverstoke Mill is situated on the B3400 (London Road) between Overton and Whitchurch in Hampshire. From the M3/Basingstoke follow signs for Bombay Sapphire along the B3400. From the M4/A34 follow signs to Overton.
There is a shuttle bus service, running periodically from the nearby stations of Overton and Micheldever. Please check the website for running times, and allow plenty of time to get to the distillery for the start of your experience. Please check the shuttle service timetable close to your visit date, as the timetable may be subject to change.
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