As we once again are in Lockdown all tours until the end of February are now CANCELLED.  We will review tours after that date as Government review results are published.

As/if tours are cancelled we will email you with options to refund/rebook.  For further information please email us at info@theportsmouthdistillery.com.

Please Book / see availability Below

Tour Gift Vouchers are available here.  Vouchers are valid for twelve months.

Artisan spirits distilled with passion”  “Ravishing Rum”   “Excellent” –  Just some of the Trip Advisor reviews for our recent tours.  See more here.


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.

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 here. 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.


Access to the Distillery is via the entrance gate to Fort Cumberland off Fort Cumberland Road just opposite Southsea Marina, post code PO4 9LD.

There is ample parking on site. For access just push the intercom button at the gate and tell the security that you are here for a tour of the distillery. On entering follow the road round to the right, passing a large shed on the right, with the main fort structure to your left, just past the shed you will find the distillery on your right.

**Please note the following Covid-19 modifications:

Please bring a face covering which will be required for parts of the tour iaw Government guidelines.

Please do NOT arrive at Fort Cumberland more than 30 mins prior to your published tour time – entry will not be permitted before this time.  You will be met at the gate by a member of Distillery staff and checked in.  Please do not enter the Fort until check-in is completed.

Whilst we endeavour to provide the best experience possible, some modifications to the Tour route and format have been necessary due to social distancing requirements.

Any tours bought through us and subsequently cancelled due to Covid Lockdown requirements will be honoured and rebooked as required.


We also offer bespoke tours to associations/groups (minimum numbers apply) – to discuss requirements please call 02392733339 or email info@theportsmouthdistillery.com

Tour Gift Vouchers are available here. Vouchers are valid for 1 year but will be honoured in the event of future Covid related lockdowns.

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