Penderyn Distillery Brecon Beacons

Penderyn Distillery Brecon Beacons

Penderyn Distillery Brecon Beacons
4.5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Penderyn produces award-winning single malt whiskies and spirits at their distillery in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons. Distilling started in 1999, and the first bottle was produced in 2004. Since then the distillery has gone from strength to strength and now exports to over 50 countries and has won over 100 International Gold Awards. Penderyn whiskies and spirits are also available across the UK in supermarkets, premium liquor stores, and online. We have an award-winning Visitor Centre and Shop and offer one hour tours or 2.5 hour masterclasses. Tour are available 7 days a week and cost £11.50 for adults if you book online, and £12.50 at the door, if we have space. (Book online at www.penderyn.wales) Masterclasses are held over the weekends and cost £60.
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  • Mrs G
    21 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful Whiskey Tour
    What a fun and informative tour we took this afternoon! We were able to see where the spirits are made and we learned all about the different 'flavors' or 'barrels' that give each type of whiskey it's unique taste. The tour guides are fun and so knowledgeable. This is well worth your time. Oh, and you get to sample the whiskeys at the end.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 1 June 2023
  • Alex T
    13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience even for non whiskey fans
    Went here as part of celebrating my Mums 60th birthday. We hadn’t book tickets as unsure of timings for the day and the tour we had hoped to join was unfortunately full. Luckily the Scottish lady (sorry I didn’t get your name) was extremely helpful and allowed us to browse the shop, museum section and have our own little tasting session. We really appreciated this and found the visit extremely interesting. Would recommend.
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    Written 1 August 2023
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    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 24 July 2023
  • angrybarry
    Rochester, United Kingdom88 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best whisky tour we've been on
    Masterclass tour absolutely fantastic We travelled across from Kent as a present from my wife for my birthday. The tour was absolutely incredible. Ray was a fantastic guide - knowledgeable, personable and just an all round brilliant host. The whisky was delicious and plenty of it too. We had a wonderful time and will absolutely be back one day
    Brilliant!
    Written 1 August 2023
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    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 29 July 2023
  • kenbaines
    Wrotham, United Kingdom541 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Short Stop
    We were driving around the Brecon Beacons and came across this Distillery so decided to stop. It was an interesting walk around but we decided not to go on the Guided Tour at £17 pp. There was merchandise to purchase.
    Thanks for your review!
    Written 1 August 2023
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    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 31 July 2023
  • ChrisStanderwick1984
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best Whiskey
    Went here with 2 other couples absolutely great tour. We were staying in King Street Apartments (Airbnb) which was also fantastic. Paid £17pp and had a brilliant tour guide named Ray. The whiskey which is produced here was absolutely amazing. As we all love whiskey we bought a lot to take away with us which also was great value. Will definitely be returning.
    Thanks!
    Written 23 August 2023
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    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 August 2023
  • Sarah P
    Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom37 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Surprise visit
    We happened to be driving past on our way home and took the mountain road to Hirwaun. Stopped off at the distillery. They were quite busy but we did a little tasting and bought some gin - have previously been on a tour and bought their whiskey. Not the cheapest around but nice. We were going to ask when their next tour was but as always it is best to book online, which we will if time allows. Staff are always pleasant and knowledgeable. Definitely worth a visit - and a booking!
    Thanks for your review!
    Written 22 August 2023
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    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 6 August 2023
  • Harry W
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent
    Great tour, worth a trip. Taken around by Michael for the tour who was very knowledgeable, but all the staff were very friendly and helpful. Of course buying a couple of bottles later in the store area was the high point!
    Thanks!
    Written 22 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 August 2023
  • Desislava Andreeva
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom188 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well worth it for whiskey lovers
    Don’t forget this is the only whiskey distillery in Wales! Great presentation from the tour lady, very well organised! Not big as the Scottish distillers, but it has its charm and it is defo worth the price! Nice variety of whiskey for degustation, easy to find, good facilities, very well made gift shop where you can spent your money in a happy way 😅
    Thanks for your 5-star review!
    Written 2 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 August 2023
  • Sage-Tina
    Salisbury, United Kingdom1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    So, so good.
    We booked the Masterclass. Ray was our expert and host, he was truly brilliant and really made our experience! Included in the masterclass was a distillery tour and a goody bag which was a really nice touch. My husband is the whiskey fan and before this I didn’t like whiskey… I do now!
    Wonderful review of our Masterclass!
    Written 2 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 September 2023
  • mark b
    115 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent distillery tour
    Very enjoyable tour, when we arrived, we found I had booked for the next day, senior moment, however the lady who also did the tour, moved our tour. the tour was very good, informative and given in a light hearted way followed by a couple of tasters, which for the price we though was very good value. The shop provided a range of products, that are not always found in local shops.
    Thanks Mark!
    Written 2 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 September 2023
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matthow
Newport, UK404 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Really excellent tour and distillery experience. I have done a few distillery tours now and this is one of the best I have been on. Very well presented premises and shop and really nice and engaging staff on the tour and on the desk. The exhibition was informative and there were a few things I picked up i didnt know and it was a simple and well presented explanation of distilling, the Faraday still was very interesting.
Good tasting experience and I really liked the fact that aging is done in different barrels (eg port , madeira etc). They have some well priced whiskys and some great ones to taste. It was a really enjoyable tour. Reasonable entrance fee too.
Best to prebook a tour on the website rather than just turn up.
Written 9 May 2024
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thomas mark p
wales34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Had a superb visit today at Penderyn, very knowledgeable guide great to see how whiskey is made, great tasting session afterwards in the bar, just ensure you have a dedicated driver to get you home.
Written 2 May 2024
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steve w
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Attended the masterclass experience on 19th April and thoroughly enjoyed it.
We arrived slightly early so enjoyed a leisurely browse around the shop.
Lisa, our guide for the day, then welcomed us to commence the masterclass, it was both, very enjoyable and informative, plenty of time for discussion and tasting.
Highly recommend this experience.
Written 22 April 2024
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Thanks for your 5 star review!
Written 25 April 2024
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thomthom2014
Bristol, UK12 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Enjoyed the tour and lovely whiskey but for a one hour tour we only had 10 minutes to enjoy two drinks at the end and then had to leave because the tours were back to back. Would have been a much better experience if you had allowed longer for the tasting.
Written 22 April 2024
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We'll review that. Thanks.
Written 25 April 2024
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Gerard G
Clyro, UK11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Great experience hosted by Ray.
Very informative and enjoyable with the group of people attending with sampling of some excellent whiskys.
Written 13 April 2024
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Thanks for your review!
Written 25 April 2024
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Karina H
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
We were treated to a Masterclass by our daughter and her partner. The tour started at 11am and finished after 2pm. Laurent who gave the tour was absolutely brilliant. She made the tour interesting and fun. We learned so much about the whiskey, the area and the distillery. There were people on our tour who didn’t like whiskey but still enjoyed the tour. Please do remember to book a taxi or there is a bus stop opposite the distillery. There’s alot of tasting to be done!
Written 7 April 2024
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Thanks for your 5 star review!
Written 25 April 2024
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Nicky
Plymouth, UK85 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
A great experience on the tour with our host Sarah, who was exceptional. The distillery had a very friendly atmosphere and we were given a detailed tour of the process and history of the distillery. Would I go again? Most definitely!!!!
Written 21 March 2024
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Brilliant review!
Written 25 April 2024
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Steve
Bristol, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Once again the masterclass was amazing, our host Ray was friendly, funny and knowledgeable
Have been greeted with coffee and welsh cakes we were straight in to the board room where 3/4 hours of drinking, laughter and more drinks
Highly recommended but do not drive
Written 4 February 2024
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Many thanks for your review of our Masterclass!
Written 23 February 2024
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Jason H
Spalding, UK4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Wet day well spent,
Friendly staff from the start.
Ray our tour guide was great, knowledgeable and took time to talk about the founding of the distillery and the processes involved in making their whisky.
Nice tasting session at the end which also had the option to try their gins and cream
Liqueur.
Fully recommend a visit if you are in the area.
Written 25 January 2024
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Thanks Jason!
Written 23 February 2024
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Tracey B
Melbourne, Australia305 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
This was an exceptional tour delivered by a passionate guide - Helen. I have hearing difficulties which can make tours difficult. But I heard every word despite background noise. Such a fascinating story of this unique distillery. The whiskeys are pretty good too.
Written 7 January 2024
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Thanks!!
Written 23 February 2024
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