Out outing began with a conducted tour of the the town where we were introduced to the towns Roman History. The mosaics were well worth seeing. We also passed the Statue of Thomas Hardy and discussed the setting for books. It was the then on the the river walk and back past St Peter’s Church into the Corn Exchange.
The Bombay Sapphire distillery tour allows you to discover Laverstoke Mill. With guided and self-guided tours available, you’ll find out about the history of the mill, gin and Bombay Sapphire, as well as learning about key botanicals. The experience features an interactive element, allowing you to smell a wide range of botanicals and variations of each to hone your gin tasting skills and determine which cocktail to select at the end of the tour, based on your flavour preferences. Both guided and self-guided visitors are then taken through one of the distillation areas to see the stills and learn about the process of making Bombay Sapphire, before moving to the bar area to enjoy a Bombay Sapphire Gin cocktail.
A fabulous day out.
Interesting people to meet.
Various animals to watch.
Lots of goods to peruse & purchase.
Information about farming & the environment.
Delicious foods to try.
Plenty of straw bales to sit on to watch the entertainment throughout the day.
What more could you want?
The Countryfile Fair had it all.