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Jubilee Cat & Fiddle Forest Whisky Distillery Tour + Lunch

  • Location Macclesfield
  • Price from £40.00


Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with The Cat & Fiddle Forest Distillery!

An informal tour of the UK's highest altitude whisky distillery, with drinks, tastings, lunch, and a chance to hear about the history of this unique building.

Here’s what you can expect:
We’ll give you a chat about how we create our award-winning spirits at the Forest Distillery, and show you our plans for the old building here. Then, enjoy a unique Jubilee whisky cocktail, a tasting experience, and have a sneaky peek down into the cellars & distillery barn!

Arrival drink
Jubilee Forest Whisky cocktail (Gin, Wine, Beer & Soft drinks also available on request).
History of The Cat and Fiddle
One of our team will talk you through the remarkable birth, demise, and 9th life of the Cat and Fiddle along with how Covid-19 has affected our developments. We will also touch on our plans and hopes for the future.
Forest Distillery
Learn how we came to create our award-winning spirits at the distillery down the hill with an introduction to the botanicals and the process of distillation. Enjoy a tasting experience of our whiskies, including an exclusive sample of a Private blended whisky, finished in an English oak cask at our distillery.
Another drink of your choice will be served accompanied by a description of the perfect serve. Step outside, relax and breathe easy in the fresh Peak District air.
Tour of the distillery & cellars 
We will then saunter over to the distillery and cellars to show you the big shiny equipment we have in the barn across the way. We'll take you down to the Cat and Fiddle cellars which are still rough and ready and tell you about our intentions to fill them with maturing whisky and give you the chance to ask any questions that you may have about them.
We will then serve you a delicious English Ploughman's Lunch with freshly prepared local ingredients. 
Please use the message box at checkout to tell us any requirements.

Our tours & tastings are strictly for over 18's only, we are unable to permit children or infants on the tour. Please note that the maximum group size is 8 adults. If you are interested in a large group private tour please contact Please note that unfortunately dogs are not permitted on the tour.

Please note that we are in a remote location so a designated driver or some forward planning will be required. Due to our remote location, we reserve the right to cancel the event at short notice in the event of poor weather conditions (snow!). In such an event, you will be offered an alternative date.

£40pp (plus booking fee) Friday 3rd June, 13:00-15:00

2-hour tour of the Cat & Fiddle Forest Whisky Distillery, with a talk, a stroll around the building and distillery barn, including a premium cocktail,  a tall drink, and two whisky samples with lunch.


    What's included

  • Food English Ploughman's Lunch
  • Drink 1x cocktail, 1x tall drink, 2x neat samples and lunch are included with the tour


  • Moderate Policy