TASTER SESSION FAQS

+ How do I book a Taster Session?

Visit Taster Sessions to select your preferred lesson date and time (subject to availability). Fill out your details and pay by debit/credit card on checkout. You will receive a confirmation of your booking by email.

+ Where to stay? Salcombe Gin accommodation partners.

Beachstone: 6 Island Place
Only steps away from our Gin School, Distillery Bar & Victuallers shop. Receive a Salcombe Gin ‘welcome gift’ on arrival in this beautiful new home.

Beach View, Salcombe
Enjoy a fabulous stay in this luxurious 2 bedroom apartment, only a 5 minute walk to town, on site parking and views across to East Portlemouth.

Beadon Farmhouse
B&B and self-catering accommodation in Salcombe, Devon

Blueriver Cottages
Complete your Salcombe Gin experience with accommodation from a selection of holiday cottages and luxury properties to let in Salcombe and the surrounding area.

Brightham House Boutique B&B
A fully refurbished boutique B&B perfectly located in stunning Malborough.

Compass Quay
Offering a bespoke & personal holiday lettings experience in the South Hams.

Salcombe Harbour Hotel
Your perfect coastal escape in the heart of Salcombe.

Stay In Devon
Offering a wide range of personally managed holiday cottages in Salcombe and across South Devon.

Toadhall Cottages
Specialising in picturesque properties in fantastic locations.

8 Kings Cottages
Loctaed in the heart of Salcombe, 8 Kings Cottages is the perfect base for however you want to spend your holiday.

+ When can I attend a Taster Session?

You can attend any available Taster Session, but you must book in advance. Taster Sessions are available on selected dates during peak seasonal periods and holidays on Wednesday & Thursday afternoons at 2:30pm.

+ Where do I go for my Taster Session?

Your Taster Session will be held in our Distillery Bar at The Boathouse (28 Island Street, Salcombe, TQ8 8DP).

+ Where can I park?

The nearest car parks are just a few minutes walk away from our Distillery. There is a long stay car park on Gould Road, Creek Car Park and a short stay car park (max 3 hrs) on Shadycombe Road, Shadycombe Car Park. During peak seasonal periods, there is also a park and ride facility from Main Road (A381). Please note that there is no car parking facility at the Distillery, Bar, Gin School or Victuallers.

+ Where is the nearest train station?

The nearest train station is in Totnes, which is approximately 20 miles / 35 minute drive away.

+ How many places are there at a Taster Session?

Our Taster Sessions host a maximum of 10 guests.

+ How long is a Taster Session?

A Taster Session runs approximately 90 minutes, but we recommend you allow additional time to park before the session, especially during peak seasonal periods.

+ Do you have disabled access at the Distillery?

Yes, there is a lift in our Distillery bar. Please contact us before making a booking to ensure access is available on your chosen booking date.

+ Where is a good place to eat before/after my Gin School lesson?

There are a number of great pubs, restaurants and café's all within easy walking distance of the Distillery.

+ Where can I find out more about what there is to see and do nearby?

There is lots to do in Salcombe and the surrounding area. We would recommend having a look at the Salcombe Tourist Information Centre website, where you can also download a copy of the Salcombe guide.

+ Can I reschedule my booking for a Taster Session?

If you need to reschedule your Taster Session, we require a minimum of 7 days notice prior to your booking date. We will do our best to accommodate your request but cannot guarantee availability on your chosen date. Please note, we are unable to reschedule or refund your booking within 7 days of your booking. Please email us at ilovegin@salcombegin.com or call 01548 288 180 to make changes to your booking.

+ Can I cancel my booking?

We require a minimum of 7 days notice for all cancellations. Cancellations made within 7 days of your booking cannot be refunded or used as value towards any other Salcombe Gin product(s) or service(s). Please contact us by emailing ilovegin@salcombegin.com or calling 01548 288 180.

+ Is it possible to arrange a private Taster Session?

Yes we do offer private Taster Sessions for up to 10 guests. If you would like to find out more about booking a private Taster Session, then please contact us by emailing ilovegin@salcombegin.com or calling 01548 288 180.

+ I have a question that’s not listed here. How can I get in touch?

Please email your question to ilovegin@salcombegin.com or call 01548 288 180.