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Salcombe Distilling Company

30 Island Street, Salcombe TQ8 8DP, England
+44 1548 288180
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We spent a very happy three hours at the gin school creating our own delicious blend which we were... read more

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TravelbugYorkshire
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Yorkshire
Excellent fun, great learning experience and lots of scrumptious gin!

My BF and I had a fantastic afternoon at the Salcombe Gin School. Many thanks to the Master... read more

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se53223
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Noss Mayo, United Kingdom
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Our Gin School, is the ultimate gin experience for the curious gin lover. At our outstanding distilling laboratory for adults, you will take charge of a beautiful copper mini-still to develop and distil your very own 70cl bottle of gin.
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“gin making” (14 reviews)
“gin and tonic” (9 reviews)
“take home” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
30 Island Street, Salcombe TQ8 8DP, England
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+44 1548 288180
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Reviewed today

We spent a very happy three hours at the gin school creating our own delicious blend which we were delighted with! A great experience, very interesting, friendly and knowledgeable staff who led us through the process. We also popped in for a cocktail one evening...More

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Reviewed today

My BF and I had a fantastic afternoon at the Salcombe Gin School. Many thanks to the Master distillers for sharing so much about the distillation process and how they make their delicious gin. Had so much fun choosing the botanicals for our own unique...More

Thank se53223
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely friendly staff and super tasters. My wife really really enjoyed the special edition flavoured with Sea buckthorn, Samphire, Heather and Gorse flower. In fact she enjoyed it so much we bought a botlle. Whilst I enjoyed the Rocktails Citrus Spritz accompanying it.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Already planned to come again next year with friends. The experience was brilliant and well worth the money, gin and tonic before you start, one whilst you were perfecting your gin and then you finish off drinking your own which in our case it was...More

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il0vegin, Gin School Coordinator at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear NealeandSue, What great news! We are thrilled to hear you had such a fabulous time with us... and better yet - that you'll be coming back again! We look forward to seeing you again and thank you for taking the time to leave us...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My friend and I did this tour together during our stay in Salcombe. We were given a warm welcome and a delicious Salcombe Gin and tonic on arrival. The afternoon moved at a relaxed pace from education on the distilling process to making our own...More

Thank ExBrit62
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il0vegin, Gin School Coordinator at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear ExBrit62, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your afternoon with us so much, and we do hope your newly created bottle of gin made it all the way back...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Please can we do it again?... the first thought which popped into our heads when we wandered back to our hotel in a happy gin haze at the end of this brilliant afternoon at the Salcombe Gin School! We learnt lots about the distillation process...More

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il0vegin, Gin School Coordinator at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear 977keh, Brilliant opener! We are thrilled to hear you had such an amazing time with us. We take great pride in our team and I will be sure to pass along your very kind review. We do hope you both will come back and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great evening at the beautiful Distillery making our own gin. Didn't think I liked gin until I came here! Really learnt a lot and was a lot of fun too

Thank 102Claire_G78
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il0vegin, Gin School Coordinator at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear 102Claire_G78, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are glad to hear we've persuaded you to join the Gin-team and hope you come back to visit us again soon! Kind regards, Tonya

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were given the Salcombe Distillery "Gin School experience" as a gift and what a fantastic gift it turned out to be. If gin is your thing, then this is a must-do activity. Not only do you get to drink it, you...More

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il0vegin, Gin School Coordinator at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear osteosteve, We are glad to hear you enjoyed your gift with us. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and for your recommendation. We hope you will come back and visit us again soon! Kind regards, Tonya

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fun, interesting and really unique 3 hours. You get to design, distil, taste, bottle and label your own Gin. You get to taste and the take away your Gin in a lovely bottle and box - also get a number of double gins in...More

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il0vegin, Gin School Coordinator at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Handlebarnose, We are so glad you enjoyed your day with us! We really appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience with us and thank you for the recommendation. Kind regards, Tonya

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time. Well worth the trip. Had a great time creating my own gin. Salcombe is a beautiful place to visit.

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il0vegin, Gin School Coordinator at Salcombe Distilling Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear darcy1106, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so glad you enjoyed creating your very own gin with us. Come back and visit us again soon. Kind regards, Tonya

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SushiMac
22 April 2017|
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Response from il0vegin | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. You can find details of our Gin School including prices and check availability on our website. Best wishes Andrea
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