Lakes Distillery

Lakes Distillery

  • Distance: 10.3 miles from Low Briery
  • Address: Setmurthy, Near Bassenthwaite Lake, Cumbria CA13 9SJ
  • Phone: +44 (0)17687 88857

The Lakes Distillery, the largest whisky distillery in England, is set in an area of unimaginable beauty next to Bassenthwaite Lake. Overlooked by one of the Lake District’s highest peaks, Skiddaw, their location has been an inspiration to many people over the years including the poets Wordsworth and Tennyson.

The Lakes Distillery has a wide range of facilities for visitors of all ages to enjoy, including an interactive tour to suit all ages which follows the journey of how the distillery’s world-class whisky, gin and vodka are made and includes a tasting session at the end.

The Bistro at the Distillery is comfortable and stylish, offering both an informal and modern dining experience to its customers. Using regional ingredients where possible, the aim to embrace the spirit of the Lake District, having a key focus on freshness, labour and simplicity.

The Bistro is a place for a simple coffee and a slice of home-made cake, or go all out with lunch, a full afternoon tea or leisurely three-course supper. You can even dine al-fresco in our beautiful courtyard, or take advantage of our spacious and impressive Boardroom.

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