the lakes distillery

3 seriously cool places to stay in The Lakes District


Fancy a change from the regular Scottish/Irish whisky pilgrimage ? Why not considering a picturesque getaway south of the border, in one of the most scenic English areas, The Lakes District? If you read my last piece regarding the rebirth of English whisky [and I hope you did 😉 – but if you didn’t you’re lucky I’m in a good mood today and thus authorize …

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How English Whisky is Reconquering The World


Yes, English Whisky is very much a thing. In December 2006, the first spirit flowed at the St George’s Distillery in Norfolk (home of the now famous English Whisky Company) and thus marked the official rebirth of English whisky, leading the way to a new wave of English whisky distillers. Among them : The Cotswolds Distillery near Shipston-On-Stour, The Lakes Distillery up in Cumbria, Adnams …

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