“Become an expert in the creation of the West Country’s best-known gin” - VisitEngland Assessor
Located in the city’s Barbican quarter, Plymouth Gin has been a local landmark since 1793. Three tours are on offer; the distillery tour explores distillation and offers the chance to distill your own gin; the connoisseur’s tour explores botanicals and their different effects; and the quicker general tour covers history, distillation and botanicals but in less depth than the others.
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With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.
Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them.
Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.
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