The Lakes Distillery
The Lakes Distillery is a dynamic, rapidly evolving multi-award-winning Distillery, in the heart of the Lake District National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The distillery represents the best of British through its ethos of 'Faith, Hope, Luck and Love'. With internationally acknowledged heritage and innovation, The Lakes Distillery executes craft spirits with excellence in quality and taste.
Opened in December 2014 by HRH Princess Royal, The Lakes Distillery is housed in a beautiful restored Victorian model farm, with handmade copper stills and an award-winning Michelin Guide Bistro. Every detail has been thoughtfully and immaculately constructed to support the dream – from the restoration of the buildings through to the technology and excellence in its craft to create its spirits. Faith, Hope, Luck and Love instil the Distillery as one of the ‘best distilleries in the world’ (Time Out, New York), Global Distillery Masters 2015 and 2016, Top 50 Cumbrian Icon, Michelin Guide Bistro, Visit England accreditation, over 500 Trip Advisor five star reviews. Welcoming over 100,000 visitors in 2016, The Lakes Distillery offers a world-class visitor experience with a variety of bespoke spirit tours, Whisky tours and tutored tastings, alongside a superb selection of hand-crafted spirits.
The Lakes Distillery’s vision is to produce a Single Malt Whisky in The Lake District National Park, UNESCO World Heritage site which is acknowledged as one of the best malt whiskies ever produced, and to develop The Lakes Malt to be a global brand recognised and respected around the world.
The brand is quintessentially British and is extremely proud to be flying the British flag at home and internationally.