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Cat & Fiddle Forest Whisky Distillery Tour

  • Location Macclesfield
  • Price from £25.00


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. Available on Saturdays & Sunday's at 12noon. 

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. Then, enjoy a whisky tasting experience and have a sneaky peek down in the cellars and our distillery barn!

  • 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. We will also touch on our plans and hopes for the future.

  • Forest Distillery

Learn how we came to create our award-winning spirits with an introduction to the grains and the process of distillation. 

  • Enjoy a neat tasting experience of our Forest 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 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 to see our casks full of 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.

Our tours & tastings are strictly over 18's only, we cannot permit any 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 use the message box at checkout to tell us any requirements.


    What's included

  • Drink 2 tall drinks and two samples are provided throughout the tour

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing


  • Moderate Policy