UK is home to booze tours of all flavours. Partial to the odd tipple? Whatever your poison, there’s a tour to suit…
What: Cycle through Herefordshire’s apple orchard-dotted countryside by bicycle, stopping off at cider mills along the way. Get schooled in the basics of cider-making before supping a pint of the bubbly, sparkly stuff at the likes of Westons Cider Mill, one of the oldest in the region, having been established in 1880.
Get more info: ciderroute.co.uk
What: Blighty might not be famous for its wine, but the country is freckled with more than 100 vineyards. Just outside London, in Dorking, Surrey, is Denbies Vineyard which visitors can tour by train, seeing the process from grape to glass.
Get more info: denbies.co.uk
What: Scotland is abuzz with distillery tours that celebrate its national drink. The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, a five-day celebration of Scotland’s national drink is taking place in Speyside from April 28 until May 2.
Get more info: spiritofspeyside.com
What: If you’ve got a softspot for G&T, check out the oldest working gin distillery in England, Black Friars Distillery, the home of Plymouth Gin since 1793. Set in Plymouth, visitors can learn about the art of making the drink, and quaff a cocktail.
Get more info: visitdevon.co.uk
What: If you love ale, take a tour of a historic brewery that’s awash with frothing mystic brews. England’s top breweries include Yorkshire’s Samuel Smith’s, Fuller’s Griffin in Chiswick and Ringwood in Hampshire where you can have a tour and a taste.
Get more info: enjoyengland.com