The Portsmouth Distillery Co. is a premium artisan spirit producer. Established in 2018, our home is in the fabulous eighteenth century Bastian of Fort Cumberland. Located on the southeastern tip of Portsea Island – Surrounded by the Sea and Centuries of naval history.
We produce a range of spirits for your enjoyment. Buy through our online shop, in person at the Fort or at one of the many events we’re exhibiting at. We’re passionate about the artisan spirit movement and giving Portsmouth it’s own distillery for the first time in hundreds of years.
An Experience To Remember
Join a tour of The Portsmouth Distillery, set in the stunning Fort Cumberland at Eastney point (PO4 9LD) for just £20 per person. All Tours have been rated “excellent” on Trip Advisor, so come and discover why for yourselves.
Enjoy a full tour of all facilities, with expert explanations about the processes used in the creation of our fine spirits. You’ll learn about our passion and the history of historic Fort Cumberland, learn how we make our amazing spirits and visit the jewel in our crown, the Powder Magazine. There you’ll get to taste our fabulous spirits and have a chance to soak up some of the history of the place we are proud to call home. Once you’ve tasted the spirits and chosen your favourite, your ticket will also include a full sized drink of your choice, and of course you are welcome to stay for a few more in our fully licensed bar.
There is a shop at the distillery, stocking the full range of our spirits, gift packs and merchandise so you’ll be able to take something home to continue to enjoy The Portsmouth Distillery experience.
"Inspiring to learn and sample rum and gin created by people who clearly love what they do. A really fun experience."
Trip Advisor Review - SEP 2019
Was a great visit! The staff were great and it was very informative about the distillery and about Fort Cumberland. They are all very passionate about the Gin and Rum they make and you get to taste all of it and a complimentary drink at the end... well worth a visit..."
FaceBook Review - APR 2020
"An engaging tour lead by three really passionate and interesting guys. What a great brand they have developed in such a short time...the team are clearly very entrepreneurial and hardworking and certainly know their stuff!! Fantastic way to spend a few hours!"
Trip Advisor Review - DEC 2019
How To Book
Please look at the calendar below and select the tour you wish to take, then simply purchase as many tickets as required. There is no minimum number, but we do have an absolute maximum of 12 per tour due to social Distancing requirements. Please note, you must be over 18 to join a tour.
Tour Gift Vouchers are available on our online store. Vouchers are valid for twelve months. If you have a voucher, please check availability below then call us on 02392733339 to book onto your preferred tour and confirm your place.
We also offer bespoke tours to associations/groups (minimum numbers apply) – to discuss requirements please head over to our contact page to get in touch.