The Distillery will be CLOSED: Thursday 4th April - Saturday 6th April 2024

Experience The Spirit of Shropshire during your stay at The Barns, Ellesmere, Shropshire

Discover the Ultimate Craft Distillery Experience at The Shropshire Distillery

Located just a mile away from the The Barns, The Shropshire Distillery is an award-winning distillery that offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore their craft distillery and high-quality spirits.

Gin Tasting, Tour & Talk

Embark on a tranquil and amiable adventure of taste, exploration, and conversation as we welcome you to our distillery. Immerse yourself in the legacy of gin's past and the tale of The Shropshire Distillery, all while enjoying recommended serves of our spirits.


  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Meet Emma, our Alchemist, and embrace the wonder of her craft
  • Unearth the secrets of Gin's rich history and The Shropshire Distillery's tale
  • Explore the distillery with a guided tour
  • Ask any questions you migh have along with way
  • Savour four exquisite serves from The Shropshire Distillery collection
  • Receive 10% discount on purchases made in our retail shop on the day*

Cost: £30 per person

Duration: 2 hours (Saturday)

Cocktail Masterclass

Join us at the distillery, where the art of crafting cocktails is celebrated with alchemy and good company. Embark on a journey of mixology as our masterclass guides you through the creation of cocktails infused with the essence of our Shropshire Spirits.

A one of a kind cocktail-making experience that includes:

  • - Welcome drink and introduction to your workstation
  • - Interactive guidance, tutoring and demonstrations by our     experts 
  • - Interactive Guidance, tutoring and demonstration
  • - Your own fully equiped work station with everything you need to craft your cocktails
  • - Create and mix three unique cocktails that showcase your creativity
  • - Enjoy your three handcrafted cocktails
  • - Receive 10% discount on purchases made in our retail shop on the day*

Cost: £35 per person

Duration: 2 hours

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn from the best and impress your friends with your newfound mixology skills!

Gin School Experience

Our Distillers for the Day get to take the reins of a miniature copper still and explore the vast array of botanicals from our growing botanical wall. You'll have the opportunity to create and distill your own unique gin, bottle it, label it, and even taste it before taking it home with you!

You'll enjoy

  • A welcome drink
  • A meet and greet with alchemist, Emma
  • Your own peronsal workspace, complete with a mini copper still
  • A botanical talk and work station introduction
  • Guidance and tutoring from our experts
  • the freedom to choose your own botanicals, distil, blend, bottle, label and seal you 70cl creation, ready to take home
  • The chance to enjoy four different serves from The Shropshire Distillery Collection
  • A Final G&T made with your own creation
  • Samples of other available Shropshire Distillery Limited Edition releases
  • A 10% discount in our retail shop on the day*
  • The option to keep your recipe on file for reordering at a later date

Single Experience Cost: £95.00 or Shared Experience** (for two) Cost: £135.00

Duration: 3 hours (Saturday)

*T&Cs apply
**The shared experience will include creating 1 x 70cl bottle of your own gin together. You will still receive all included drinks individually.

We have a strict cancellation and rebooking policy, we advise checking our Terms and Conditions before requesting any changes to your booking.