experiences

experiences


Our visitor centre was awarded Gold in the New Tourism Business category at the 2020 West Midlands Tourism Awards. We offer a suite of popular experiences to choose from including Tours, Gin Schools, Gin Cruises and Cocktail Masterclasses.
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distillery
tours

£17.50 adult/ £10.00 child
1hr 15 mins

Join us for a fun and informative tour around our working distillery in Stratford upon Avon, followed by a tutored tasting of our spirits.
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gin
school

£99 for 1, £125 for 2
3hrs

Ever wanted to try your hand at being a distiller and creating your very own gin? Based at our distillery in Stratford, the Gin School will allow you to do just that.

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cocktail
masterclass

£35 adult
2hrs

We all love a gin cocktail and now you can learn how to make them for yourself at a fun Cocktail Masterclass at Boston Tea Party in Stratford, guided by our very own master mixologist!
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gin
cruise

£22.50 adult
1hr

Enjoy a 60 minute cruise on the beautiful River Avon through Stratford-upon-Avon. See all the riverside sights while enjoying a tutored tasting of our spirits.
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Distillery Tours

Distillery Tours

Approx:
1hr 15mins



£17.50 adult
£10 child*

Join us for a fun and informative tour around our working distillery in Stratford upon Avon. You will discover how gin is made, learn about its history, and experience the many different ingredients we use. The tour is followed by a tutored tasting of at least 3 Shakespeare Distillery spirits, finishing with a Gin & Tonic.
*(8-17 YEARS OLD)
Gift Vouchers: To purchase printed Gift Vouchers for our Distillery Tours, please visit our online shop here.

Duration: Approx 1hr 15mins

Price: £17.5o  per adult, £10 per child (8-17 years old)

Included:

  • A Gin and Tonic
  • Guided tasting of 3 spirits
  • Guided tour
  • 10% off distillery shop purchases
  • *SOFT DRINKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN
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Booking with a Shakespeare Distillery voucher: Please use your voucher on the final payment page instead of a credit card.

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For group bookings of 7 people or more please email [email protected]com or call 01789 336559 and a member of the team will be happy to assist.

gin school

Approx:
3hrs



£99 for 1
£125 for 2*

Ever wanted to try your hand at being a distiller and creating your very own gin? Based at our distillery in Stratford upon Avon, the Gin School will allow you to do just that. You will have your own miniature copper still and an array of botanicals to choose from, alongside expert tuition from our very own distillery team to help you craft your ultimate gin!

You can even bring along your own botanicals that you may have foraged, to put that extra special personal touch to your creations.

At the end of your session you will have distilled, blended, bottled, sealed and labelled your very own bottles of gin to take away with you.

*for two people to share one still
Gift Vouchers: To purchase printed Gift Vouchers for our Gin School, please visit our online shop here.
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Booking with a Shakespeare Distillery voucher: Please use your voucher on the final payment page instead of a credit card.

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To make a booking of 4 or more stills please email [email protected]com or call 01789 336559 and a member of the team will be happy to assist.

COCKTAIL MASTERCLASS

COCKTAIL MASTERCLASS

Approx:
2 hrs



£35.00 per
person

We all love a gin cocktail, but wouldn’t you like to learn how to make them for yourself and impress your friends and family? Join us for a fun Cocktail Masterclass at Boston Tea Party in the centre of Stratford upon Avon, learning from our very own master mixologist!

We’ll show you how to make three gin cocktails, and you can show us how you drink them! With a drink on arrival, as well as three cocktails made by yourself, this experience is a steal for those with a fancy for tipples. Ideal as a start to your evening entertainment.

Each participant will be greeted with their own cocktail station with all the shakers, muddlers and equipment needed to follow-along with our mixologist Sam.

18+ only
Gift Vouchers: To purchase printed Gift Vouchers for our Cocktail Masterclass, please visit our online shop here.

Duration: Approx 2hrs

Price: £35.00  per person

Included:

  • 1 drink on arrival
  • 3 cocktails created by yourself
  • 10% off distillery shop purchases
  • Lots of fun!
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Booking with a Shakespeare Distillery voucher: Please use your voucher on the final payment page instead of a credit card.

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For group bookings of 7 people or more please email [email protected]com or call 01789 336559 and a member of the team will be happy to assist.

gin tasting cruise

Approx:
1 hrs



£22.50 per
person

Enjoy a 60 minute cruise on the beautiful River Avon through Stratford upon Avon. See all the riverside sights including the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Holy Trinity Church, Shakespeare’s burial place, while enjoying a tutored tasting of the craft gins produced by the award winning Shakespeare Distillery, finishing with a glass of Gin & Tonic to toast your captain & crew.

We are partnering with Avon Boating to offer Gin tasting cruises! They will take place at 6:30pm on selected weekend dates throughout the season.

We will carry out a short talk on Gin whilst providing a tasting of 3 of our spirits, as the boat cruises upstream during the first half of the cruise. At the end of the tasting, guests will enjoy a Stratford Gin & Tonic (25ml single measure) whilst relaxing and enjoying the remainder of the cruise, passing under the bridge and downstream taking in the RSC and Holy Trinity Church, before returning  to the Boathouse on Swan’s Nest Lane.

18+ only
Gift Vouchers: To purchase printed Gift Vouchers for our Gin Cruise, please visit our online shop here.
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Booking with a Shakespeare Distillery voucher: Please use your voucher on the final payment page instead of a credit card.

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For group bookings of 7 people or more please email [email protected]com or call 01789 336559 and a member of the team will be happy to assist.
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