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Hensol Castle Distillery

Distilled in the cellar of a 17th Century Castle

South Wales
Distillery Tours
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AboutHensol Castle Distillery

Hensol Castle Distillery is an Award Winning craft batch distillery, bonded warehouse and gin experience centre all in the cellars of a 17th century Castle.

If you’re a Gin enthusiast then you’ll love Hensol Castle Gin Tours and Tastings, Gin Making Classes as well as the Cocktail Masterclasses all hosted in the Distillery.

The Gin Tour and Tasting consists of informative and interactive activities. It all starts with a guided tour about the history behind the origins of gin and the historical figures who resided at the Castle. As well as delving into the past you will also enjoy the sensory botanical room which is where you can get hands on with the ingredients of gin from around the world. Next, is the tutored gin tasting which is a great chance to try the Award Winning Gin’s and to get an insight into how Hensol Castle gin is distilled. The final aspect of the tour is heading to the bar for a G&T where you can relax and enjoy your gin.

The Gin Making Workshops is an opportunity to distil your own 70cl personalised bottle through the copper stills. Whether you create a bottle on your own or with friends, it’s a great activity for all gin lovers!

If you fancy a go at creating your own cocktails with the help of a trained mixologists when Hensol Castle host Cocktail Masterclasses at the Distillery then this is catered for too. By teaching you the do’s and don’ts as well as competing for the most competent bartender it’s a great experience for couples or groups!


Few distilleries can lay claim to being set within a 17th century castle.  With its contemporary distillery installed within the cellar of this incredible castle Hensol Castle Distillery is a truly unique visitor attraction that should be on all Gin enthusiasts bucket list.

Multiple immersive experiences await anyone visiting, from the in depth and insightful distillery tours to the tastings where you will get to enjoy some award winning expressions.

Playing host to regular events throughout the year, you can visit for an organised experience or just to soak up the atmosphere in the visitor centre, bar or garden terrace.

Indulge your senses, learn a little about the areas history but above all else be g’inspired by the incredible architecture of this grand old place.

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CONTACT Hensol Castle Distillery


Hensol Castle Distillery
Nr Cardiff
South Wales
CF72 8JX