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Dick Jennens - Private Cat & Fiddle Forest Whisky Distillery Tour

  • Location Macclesfield
  • Price from £35.00
  • Tours
  • Learn new skills
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  • Indoor


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

Here’s what you can expect: 

Be one of the first to enjoy a drink again at the Cat & Fiddle. 
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 whisky tasting experience and have a sneaky peek down in the cellars. 

Arrival drink Forest Whisky soda on arrival (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 Whisky Break Another drink of your choice will be served accompanied with a description of the perfect serve. 

Step outside, relax, and breathe easy in the fresh Peak District air. 

Tour of the cellars. 
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. 

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. 

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Forest Whisky and Steak Pies! A collaboration of our award-winning Blended Whisky and award-winning 'Lord of the Pies' - It would be a sin to miss, pre-order yours before they sell out! All Served with yummy mash, mushy peas, and gravy! (Any dietary requirements, vegans or veggie weasels - we have alternative options too!) 
~Forest Whisky & Beef Pie Allergens: Celery, Gluten, Eggs, Soya, Milk, Sulphur 
~Roast chicken & mushroom, soft herb sauce Allergens: Celery, Gluten, Eggs, Milk, Mustard 
~Best of British mixed cheese & slow-cooked onions(v) Allergens: Celery, Gluten, Eggs, Milk, Mustard 
~Superfood Vegan Stew (Ve) Allergens: Celery, Gluten, Sesame Seeds 
~Chicken, Mushroom & Thyme, Potato Pie (GF) Allergens:

Itinerary Work in progress tour of the Cat & Fiddle, with a talk, a stroll around the building, including two tall drinks and two whisky samples

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates

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Effort Level

Relax and unwind whilst exploring the great outdoors

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


    What's included

  • Food Award winning Lord of the Pie's, Mash, Peas and Gravy!
  • Drink 2 tall drinks and two samples are provided throughout the tour

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing


Moderate Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 30 days before the activity is scheduled to start.




Forest Distillery Ltd

Forest Distillery Ltd

Forest Distillery Ltd is the experience provider for Dick Jennens - Private Cat & Fiddle Forest Whisky Distillery Tour