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 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 hosted tours, as well as cocktail masterclasses for guests, and offers several event spaces for bespoke organised events.
Open Monday To Thursday from 11:00 to 18:00 – last Discovery Experience entry at 16:00.
Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday 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.)
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.
Celebrate World Gin Day, or any day, with one of the delicious cocktails using Bombay Sapphire gin.
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