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45 Gin School

7-9 Market Place | Bawdon Lodge Farm, Loughborough LE12 9YB, England
+44 116 326 6426
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An excellent experience...

Having received vouchers for a Christmas gift, I found it was easy to make a booking on the website... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kirsty S
,
Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
What an experience

We were given vouchers for a visit to the gin school and had a little difficulty finding it even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
H4772NMrogerh
,
Aberaeron, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent96%
  • Very good3%
  • Average0%
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  • Terrible1%
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“make your own”(18 reviews)
“take home”(22 reviews)
“g ts”(16 reviews)
About
Take a tour of our craft distillery, discovering the history of gin and the fine art of distilling. World renowned master distiller Jamie Baxter will guide you through process of creating your own bespoke and unique gin using your choice of...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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7-9 Market Place | Bawdon Lodge Farm, Loughborough LE12 9YB, England
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+44 116 326 6426
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"great afternoon"
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"master distiller"
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"learning how"
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"large glasses"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having received vouchers for a Christmas gift, I found it was easy to make a booking on the website to reserve a place on a Saturday class. I’d recommend booking well in advance though as it’s really popular, especially at the weekends. For good reason,...More

Thank Kirsty S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given vouchers for a visit to the gin school and had a little difficulty finding it even with the aid of the sat nav. However, once there, it was magical. We were part of a group of 14 and after being made welcome...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a Shared Experience at Burleigh’s newly opened 45 Gin School at Market Place, Leicester. There were about 30 of us in total and we were each given a gin and tonic upstairs in the lounge to start with, then we...More

Thank Jillian S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this. Went yesterday as a 'Shared Experience' with my wife, and also with another couple. Tom, the Distiller, was fantastic - very engaging, very entertatining and very knowledgeable. The Tour was superb and you really gain an undersatnding of just what is involved...More

Thank Alex W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must visit if you love gin. It's a fantastic trip and we really enjoyed it. Tour of the distillery was well presented and interesting and then best of all you get to make and keep your own gin, choosing from a vast...More

Thank Martyn B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Burleighs Gin school after receiving a voucher (friends had already been) we love Gin & having the chance to see how it’s distilled & make you own bottle of unique blended Gin to take home was fab. Tom was our distiller & guide...More

Thank Shelley P
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

What a great experience and lots of fun too. Ed who was our mentor and guide for the afternoon was knowledgeable, extremely entertaining and an excellent 'teacher'. After the initial talk and explanation of how the magic works we were let lose on our own...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

A couple of friends had recommended the gin school and we weren't disappointed. Tom Masters guided us through the whole distilling process with a professional, informative and humorous manner, what a great guy! The whole experience was fabulous, a friendly team who are passionate about...More

Thank Rebecca W
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This was a great experience but turned my stomach at the sheer disregard for contamination by bugs, skin flakes, poo in short anything on the ends of fingers of 20 or so individuals going back in to the Burleigh's gin. No warnings, no handwashing beforehand....More

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Sam W, Manager at 45 Gin School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your 4 star review – we’re delighted you had a great experience with 45 Gin School. We are, however, concerned in regards to the title and content of your review. Having tried to determine what exactly you are referring to; we have...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Had a really enjoyable morning, friendly and warm welcome , plus coffee and biscuits. Well informed, interesting and humorous tour of the still and associated gin making necessities. Then it was onto the actual gin making. Tom helped every one in the process and Carole...More

Thank chris h
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CJC92786
28 November 2017|
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Response from AlMac0 | Reviewed this property |
About three hours
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Laura H
4 November 2017|
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Response from Sam W | Property representative |
Hi Laura, we wouldn't recommend driving after the gin school experience if you wish to enjoy the full experience and the gin on offer. Thanks
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kerry f
9 September 2017|
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Response from Tanya B | Property representative |
We offer 2 different experiences at 45 Gin School. The Single Experience is for 1 person distilling one bottle of Gin and this is priced at £115 and we offer the Shared Experience whereby 2 people get to enjoy the whole... More
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