Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery

“Excellent tours and visitor experience” - VisitEngland Assessor


Hunmanby, North Yorkshire

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At the Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery, you'll see Filey Bay, Yorkshire’s first single-malt whisky being made. It's fully field to bottle, growing and making everything onsite, with a unique still set up that makes it totally different from any other English or Scotch whisky. Take a tour and learn about the unique process, or enjoy excellent food and drink in the coffee shop.

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Quality Assured Visitor Attraction
Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery
The Distillery, Unit 1 Hunmanby Industrial Estate, HUNMANBY, North Yorkshire, YO14 0PH


  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Parking onsite
  • Parking nearby
  • Cafe
  • Fully accessible
  • Facilities: Lift to all floors, disabled parking and restrooms.
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: The Distillery and Pot Still Coffee Shop are open Mon - Sat 9:30am - 5pm, Sun 10am - 3pm. Distillery tours run 3 times a day with advanced booking required.

About the area

Discover North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire, with its two National Parks and two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is England’s largest county and one of the most rural. This is prime walking country, from the heather-clad heights of the North York Moors to the limestone country that is so typical of the Yorkshire Dales – a place of contrasts and discoveries, of history and legend.

The coastline offers its own treasures, from the fishing villages of Staithes and Robin Hood Bay to Scarborough, one time Regency spa and Victorian bathing resort. In the 1890s, the quaint but bustling town of Whitby provided inspiration for Bram Stoker, who set much of his novel, Dracula, in the town. Wizarding enthusiasts head to the village of Goathland, which is the setting for the Hogwarts Express stop at Hogsmeade station in the Harry Potter films.

York is a city of immense historical significance. It was capital of the British province under the Romans in AD 71, a Viking settlement in the 10th century, and in the Middle Ages its prosperity depended on the wool trade. Its city walls date from the 14th century and are among the finest in Europe. However, the gothic Minster, built between 1220 and 1470, is York’s crowning glory.


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