Tourism Tonic: Explore the Lake District Gin Trail

‘Gin is having a buzz moment. As independent distillers hit a turnover of £350 million his year alone, a rise of 123% since 2012, gin is fast becoming one of Britain’s favourite alcoholic drinks…’

With 315 distilleries in Britain (more than double the number of five years ago) deciding which gin to drink is both exciting and slightly confusing. This is because there are so many flavours to choose from and so many great gin distilleries to visit; particularly in the Lake District.

Discover the ultimate Lake District hot spots as well as our Gin Cocktail Cheat Sheet with all the flavours that pair perfectly and impress your guests with delicious flavour combinations. Then we have some of our favourite Autumnal cocktail recipes for you to enjoy!

If you love gin, we’ve got it covered!

Why The Lake District is Idea For a Gin-Themed Getaway

Whether you’re new to the Lakes or a seasoned visitor, with so many places to visit it can be tricky deciding what to do on your Lake District break.

If you’re a gin lover there are some amazing places to go, including the Lakes Distillery which offers tours and tasting experiences, Cumbria Crystal which sells hand-blown luxury English crystal or Keswick Market which offers the best of British gin.

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The Gin Cocktail Cheat Sheet

Waiting to explore the Lake District for your next holiday? How about making your own gin tasting experience at home?

Be ready for a party at any moment with our Gin Cocktail Cheat Sheet which shows you the flavours that always pair well together, whether you want to pair two, three or more of the flavours that go well together.

Discover the botanicals that make delicious cocktails and make sure that no matter what you have in the house, you’re always ready to entertain.

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An Autumnal Guide to the Best Gin Cocktails

Overcome the Autumn chill and darker nights with these delicious gin cocktail recipes inspired by the change of season. Have a go at mixing up these seasonal beauties at your next gathering, dinner party or celebration.

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If you love gin then these are the perfect places to visit. They could also be the perfect location for a stag or hen party. If you’re getting married in the near future then learn how to make your wedding eco-friendly, discover modern wedding traditions and test your film wedding knowledge.

Have you followed the Lake District gin trail?

Suz x

**This post was written in collaboration, but does not contain affiliate links. Thanks to The Daffodil Hotel **

Tourism Tonic: Explore the Lake District Gin Trail

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Hi, I'm Suz. I love travelling (obvs..), dogs, shoes and wine, although not necessarily in that order. I'm originally from Scotland, but now live in Snowdonia in North Wales with my husband and a seriously large shoe collection.

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