Oxfordshire Brewery and Distillery Tours

Explore Oxfordshire Brewery and Distillery Tours!

Discover how your favourite pint or spirit is made in Oxfordshire by taking an Oxfordshire Brewery or Distillery tour. Learn the history and process behind producing the county’s finest beverages and walk out being an expert in this field! All tours give the visitor a unique experience and are great for a fun day out, celebratory outing or even an eventful team-building activity.

Brewery Tours

The Hook Norton Brewery located in Hook Norton runs tours throughout the day to demonstrate how they still brew the traditional way with British hops, malt and spring water from the spring at the brewery. The tour ends with a tutored beer tasting and also welcomes visitors to meet their Shire Horses, explore the brewery steam engine, visit their museum and relax in the visitor centre or cafe.

Distillery Tours

The Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD) is Oxford’s first distillery and boasts a fascinating story of how they cultivate, craft, create and curate the very finest spirits using sustainably grown populations of ancient heritage grain. Join one of TOAD’s unique tours to discover the principals and production processes that make their delicious spirits. The tour ends with an exciting chance to taste these world-class spirits made right in the heart of Oxford!

Sky Wave Gin is a boutique distillery and the Home of the World’s Best Contemporary Gin 2020. Hear the stories and drink award-winning gin at the only distillery based on a former WW2 RAF base, now the beautiful Bicester Heritage, home of historic motoring. During the 1 hour and 15 minute Sky Wave Distillery Experience, your hosts will entertain and amaze you with the Sky Wave Gin story, introduce you to their stills on which their seven award winning gins are created and lead you through a tutored gin tasting. It’s gin heaven as they include 5 complimentary G&T and a complimentary 15% discount to spend on the day, so you can take some of the Sky Wave Gin experience home with you!

The Henley Distillery uses innovative recipe development to create premium, small batch spirits using traditional, hand-crafted, artisan methods.  Housed in an 18th century barn, tours and tastings are available as well as a fully immersive gin experience. They are based in a rural 18th Century threshing barn just outside of the historic town of Henley-on-Thames.