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Darnley's Gin

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Visit Darnley's Gin Distillery & Gin School in the beautiful Kingdom of Fife. Situated in a small cottage behind Kingsbarns Whisky Distillery, your guide will explain the story of Darnley's Gin, how we distill our spirit and of course, lead you in a...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
East Newhall Farm, Kingsbarns, St. Andrews KY16 8QE, Scotland
+44 1333 451300
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Reviewed August 3, 2019

Evelyn and Scott were amazing throughout the gin distillation and the tour - both were extremely friendly and funny, and very very knowledgeable. Came away knowing a lot more about gin and Darnley’s, and had our own Gin which we’d created and distilled with the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019

My son and I attended Darnley's Gin School for a gin making experience for his birthday. We had a very enjoyable, informative time creating our own gin recipe before making our own bottle of gin. Included in the experience was a tour of the gin...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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darnleysgin, Public Relations Manager at Darnley's Gin, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our gin school, we will pass on your comments to Scott and Evelyn and hope you enjoy the gin you made!

Reviewed April 29, 2019

We recently enjoyed a gin tasting experience. We arrived early and enjoyed tea, homemade traybakes and scones in the cafe before being led on a gin tasting with Dot. Dot was a very knowledgable host and took us on an amazing history tour of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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darnleysgin, Public Relations Manager at Darnley's Gin, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience, we're delighted you had a good time with us. We really appreciate the feedback regarding the travel to and from the distillery, there is a bus service that drops people at the end of our...More

Reviewed April 27, 2019

My wife bought me the gin making experience for Christmas, although she's not a gin drinker she paid for the shared experience. Scott made us feel very welcome and talked us through the making experience. He shared his considerable knowledge of gin making but listened...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 21, 2019

We arrived just after the distillery opened and would've had to wait a couple of hours for a tour but Scott and Dot stepped up and organised a tour for us both. Great tour. Dot has an abundance of knowledge and has a great method...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Hawker25
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Spent a wonderful morning at the gin school, Scott and Dot were very knowledgeable and friendly. Had a great time making our own Gin and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We will be back #ScottandDot, #DarnleysGinSchool, #greattimesMore

Date of experience: January 2019
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darnleysgin, Public Relations Manager at Darnley's Gin, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our gin school and it sounds like you had a really great day, we hope you enjoyed your gin when you got home! Would you mind if we share your comment and photo on our...More

Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

Have lived in Glenrothes for 20 years and have just today discovered things about my home county! Louise was really informative, she was patient and really made the tour enjoyable for my tally and myself!

Date of experience: December 2018
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darnleysgin, Manager at Darnley's Gin, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2018

Thanks! Glad you had a great visit and hope you will come back soon.

Reviewed September 14, 2018

Visited the gin distillery to find out what the buzz was about Darnley's gin, one of four gins distilled in Fife (along with Eden Mill and Pickerings, we had found out that Edinburgh Gin is actually produced in Fife, go figure!!). Dot, our tour guide,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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KingsbarnsDarnleys, Front Office Manager at Darnley's Gin, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Hello John H, Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback on our Discover Darnley's gin tour. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour and will let Dot know that you had a good time. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Last week a group of seven of us visited the distillery and thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Our tour guide was excellent. The information given to us was very well presented and we got to try three gins. A nice touch was that the two drivers...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

I've been coming to the East Neuk since I was little and have always been on the look out for something new and I wasn't disappointed with the Darnley gin tour. Great value for money with a very knowledgeable guide and plenty of gin tasting!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel L
darnleysgin, Public Relations Manager at Darnley's Gin, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2019

Hello Daniel, we are a bit late at saying thank you for your comment but your feedback is really appreciated. We hope to welcome you to our gin school soon. Best wishes, Emma

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Response from darnleysgin | Property representative |
Hello, we are sorry to have missed this. We are open on Sundays, we hope you can visit again. thanks