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Blackdown Distillery

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Found by accident but what a Gem

What a little Gem, found by accident when we took the wrong turn........ but very pleased we did... read more

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Sara W
Chichester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Small and amazing

This is a small family run distillery with an excellent name, they specialises in gin of all kinds... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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“Found by accident but what a Gem”
Sep 25, 2018
“Small and amazing”
A luxurious collection of distinctive spirits are handcrafted in small batches in the oldest distillery in Sussex. The surrounding 40 acres of ancient woodland bursting with Silver Birch trees are the inspiration for the first ever Sussex Dry Gin...more
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Jobsons Ln Dial Green, Dial Green GU28 9HA, England
+44 1428 707292
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a little Gem, found by accident when we took the wrong turn........ but very pleased we did. Very helpful couple and we enjoyed a lovely drink in the sun before they sorted us onwards transport!! From The Morleys

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sara W
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This is a small family run distillery with an excellent name, they specialises in gin of all kinds, must be good they make the Savoy in London own brand of Gin, the owners are very informative and helpful, over generous with the free tastings, unfortunately...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank geoffw998
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I visited accompanied by three dogs. There was a dog bowl outside which is always a good sign. Since we had turned up without warning I did wonder if they’d be able to accommodate us - no problem. Judy, who was our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Alan C
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here whilst on day trip from West Wittering. Fabulous little discovery and also dog friendly! Judy the taste Meister was lovely we sampled generous amounts of gin. Definitely recommend as she gave a warm reception. Lovely cat called Itchy. All in all a very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Aeron S
Reviewed April 26, 2017

My gripe is that this is not a winery. It is a small dark shop. That's it. Nothing wrong with that in itself. But why all the brown road signs saying it's a winery, and write ups saying it does tours and serves cream teas....More

Date of experience: March 2017
4  Thank clarelemon
Reviewed February 26, 2017

What a delightful place! Dropped in unannounced on a damp Saturdayafternoon. We were made very welcome by the shopkeeper who was only too happy to pour us samples of all their liqueurs and spirits. All lovely and it was a struggle not to buy more...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Twincams
Reviewed February 18, 2017

First discovered Lurgershall wine in the late 80's - wonderful elderflower , silver birch and other wines. Gone back once every few years on and off. Found ourselves back in the area today - uexpectantly just a 30 minute drive away - so decided to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
7  Thank 1gillymp
Reviewed February 14, 2017

This is down some real narrow country roads but is well signed off the Petworth to Chidingfold road. It is more of a distillery now selling gin, vodka and vermouth. Also they make fruit liqueurs. We only tasted the gin but good and bought some....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank lyndac00per
Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

Its not really a winery, which throws some people off. If you come here with an open mind, youll leave with a real buzz. I love this place! The lady lets you try all the produce and their drinks selection is amazing. My favourite is...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Ana L
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Thanks to Judy for taking such good care of us during our visit today. We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Lurgashall Winery. Left with a bottle of Blackdown Sussex Dry Gin that I'm enjoying as I write this... I thoroughly recommend a stop-off when in...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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