Choose the Vale Gin Trail for the ultimate gin lovers' experience
Indulge your botanical passions and desires amid rolling countryside and dynamic coastline... Breathe in juniper and citrus with a gin making and tasting experience in the cellars of 17th century Hensol Castle, or bottle and label your very own unique London Dry in the charming bar and micro-distillery at Bont Gin of Cowbridge... Savour blood oranges and lime with award-winning Barry Island Gin at Craft Republic in the vibrant Goodsheds, or sip Penarth Pink in elegant gin-porium style at Gin 64.
The Vale of Glamorgan provides the perfect destination for a weekend or short break tonic. Easily reached by road and rail, and home to Cardiff's airport, the Vale's coast, countryside and culture are all just a short drive from the vibrant capital.
Hensol Castle Distillery in the heart of the Vale, is offering an exciting day of gin making and tasting, a tour of the distillery (approx. 3 hours), for two lucky gin lovers! The prize includes an overnight stay for two at the Vale Resort.
Mixing 17th century history and charm, and modern craft gin creation in the distillery that is now housed in the cellars of this delightful castle, this is a prize sure to please connoisseurs and beginners alike!
Then head over to Craft Republic, an award winning independent craft beer, wine and spirits bar and bottle shop at the Goodsheds, Barry for your own private spirits tasting session. Your prize includes your own complementary bottle of award winning Barry Island Pink Dry Gin.
Award winning venues
Hensol Castle Distillery was recently listed in the top 10% of tourist attractions worldwide, after having been awarded a 2022 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award.
Barry Island Pink Dry Gin, recently named a winner in the Gin Guide 2022 Awards, was described as a “delicately coloured gin is bursting with fruit and floral aromas” with “good length and complexity”, and recently received a 1-star Great Taste awards 2022 alongside the Barry Island Botanical Spiced Rum.
Enter Here or click the link in the black box which will take you to the Living 360 website.
Competition Terms & Conditions can also be found in the black box.
Thanks for entering this 'Gin-tastic' competition. The competition will be open until the end Feb 2023. We'll be selecting the winner at random thereafter and will be announcing the winner on our Visit the Vale socials @visitthevale so follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
To find out more about visiting the Vale of Glamorgan and to start planning you trip, take a look at Visitthevale.com today