Old kennels now Still room,© Summerhall Distillery
© Summerhall Distillery

Summerhall Distillery


Tours, Tastings, & Experiences at Summerhall Distillery, home of Pickering's Gin & Broody Hen Scotch Whisky

Pickering's Gin - Cocktail & Cheese Pairing Masterclass,© Summerhall Distillery
  • Pickering's Gin - Cocktail & Cheese Pairing Masterclass,© Summerhall Distillery
    © Summerhall Distillery
  • Distilling Pickering's Gin,© Summerhall Distillery
    © Summerhall Distillery
  • Broody Hen - The Smuggler's Den,© Summerhall Distillery
    © Summerhall Distillery
  • Speakeasy Experience
  • Peacocktail Tour,© Summerhall Distillery
    © Summerhall Distillery


Join us for an unforgettable journey at Summerhall Distillery, the prestigious home of Pickering's Gin and The Broody Hen Whisky. Situated amidst the vibrant galleries, workshops, theatres, and studios of Summerhall, a former Veterinary College transformed into an independent arts venue, our distillery awaits to captivate and inspire you.

Immerse yourself in the art of handcrafted, small batch gin production as our passionate team guides you through our captivating Gin Jolly experience. Discover the secrets behind our exceptional gin, savour a range of extraordinary flavours, and embrace the rich history that has shaped our brand. For a truly unique and exquisite combination, indulge in our Cocktail and Cheese Experience, an expertly curated pairing masterclass that will delight your taste buds and awaken your senses. Alternatively, delve into the vivid past with our Peacocktail tour, an exploration of gin's historical significance coupled with tastings of our finest creations. And for those seeking an exclusive and clandestine adventure, our Speakeasy Experience invites you to revel in a hidden location, dancing the night away and savouring mystery-infused cocktails on the first Saturday of each month, but shhh... the password is your key to entry.

For enthusiasts seeking an alternative to gin, our Tavern offers an enchanting whisky tasting and storytelling experience. Immerse yourself in the captivating narrative of a rare and exclusive whisky brand, indulging in the distinctive character of fine whiskies sipped neat or artfully incorporated in enticing cocktails.

Located off the beaten path, just a short stroll from High Street along the idyllic Meadows, Summerhall Distillery is an essential destination for those seeking the extraordinary. If you crave a blend of quirkiness and uniqueness, look no further. We are dedicated to delivering an experience that will leave you with lasting memories and a newfound appreciation for the artistry of spirits.

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No Pets Allowed


Taxi rank nearby

On Public Transport Route

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Licensed Bar

Patio or Beer Garden

Lunch Available

Evening Meal Available


Accessible toilets

Level access to bar

Level access to main entrance

Partial wheelchair access

Partially suitable for visitors with limited mobility

Ramp to main entrance

Wheelchair access throughout

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