Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Based at Laverstoke Mill in rural Hampshire, just 15 miles from Winchester and 10 miles from Basingstoke, the Bombay Sapphire Distillery is in a conservation area with over 1000 years of history. The distillery showcases the care, skill and artistry behind every drop of Bombay Sapphire, and allows you to discover the flavours of the botanicals which make Bombay Sapphire gin so unique.

Learn about the ten botanicals which make Bombay Sapphire so exquisite in the iconic glasshouses designed by Thomas Heatherwick. Chart hundreds of years of Laverstoke Mill’s illustrious history, married with the fascinating heritage of gin and Bombay Sapphire. Watch the production of gin behind the scenes in the Dakin Still House, and uncover the secrets of Bombay Sapphire’s unique vapour infusion distillation process. Discover your personal taste profile in our Dry Room and use your profile to order a complimentary cocktail from the Mill Bar suited to your tastes.

The distillery offers self-guided Discovery Experiences, Hosted Experiences as well as Tasting Experiences and Gin Cocktail Masterclasses. All experiences must be booked online in advance.

April – October: 10am - 8pm (last admission at 6pm)

November - March: 11am - 6pm (last admission at 4pm)

(Exact dates may vary - please check the Bombay Sapphire website for details)

Admission price 

Self Discovery Experience

Adult £16

Concession £14.40

Child (6 - 17) £10

Infant (0 - 5) free


Hosted Experience

Adult £25

Child (6 - 17) £10

Infant (0 - 5) free


Tasting Experience

Adult £35.00


Gin Cocktail Masterclass

Adult £45.00

*Prices may change and this is a guide only - please check the Bombay Sapphire Distillery website to confirm prices at the time of booking

Why should I visit?

    • The Botanical Glasshouses - designed by Heatherwick Studios, the iconic Glasshouses at the Bombay Sapphire distillery house living examples of all the botanicals which go into creating the exquisite flavour of Bombay Sapphire Gin.
    • The Botanical Dry Room - smell the aromas in the 22 jars around the botanical dry room, and clip the aroma card to indicate your favourites.
    • The Dakin Still House - venture inside the Dakin Still House to see Bombay Sapphire gin being distilled before your eyes.
    • River Test - flowing through the middle of the Bombay Sapphire Distillery is the crystal clear River Test, a chalk stream river home to an array of wildlife and plants. Keep your eyes out for brown trout, eels, and if you're lucky, even water voles and otters in the river.
    • Mill Bar - Inside a beautiful Grade II listed building, the Mill Bar is where you can enjoy your complimentary cocktail at the end of your tour.



Assistance dogs allowed
Disabled access
Disabled parking available
Free parking on site
Gift shop
On site parking
Tour Guide – we require booking for this facility
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Where to find us


Bombay Sapphire Distillery
London Road
RG28 7NR

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By car

Laverstoke Mill is situated on the B3400 (London Road) between Overton and Whitchurch in Hampshire. From the M3/Basingstoke, follow signs for Bombay Sapphire along the B3400, From the M4/A34 follow signs to Overton.

By train

Whitchurch train station: 2.2 miles - 45 minute walk or short taxi

Overton train station: 2.5 miles - 50 minute walk or short taxi

Basingstoke train station: 10 miles - 18 minute taxi

By bus

76 bus between Basingstoke and Andover includes several key stops in Whitchurch and Overton, and stops outside of Laverstoke Mill.