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Penderyn Distillery
The Home of Welsh Whisky.
Wales’ first whisky distillery in over 100 years, and pioneers in World Whisky.

‘From Wales to the world…’

Penderyn Distillery is the home of Welsh Whisky and produces award-winning single malt whiskies from 3 distilleries. Our HQ, in Brecon Beacons (Bannau Brycheiniog) in South Wales. A second distillery opened in Llandudno (May 2021), and a third in Swansea Copperworks (June 2023).


Our distillery shops in Penderyn,  Llandudno and Swansea are open 7 days a week.

Join us for an hour-long Distillery Tour to learn about the founding of Penderyn, how our award-winning whisky is made and what makes Penderyn Single Malt Welsh Whisky so unique. See our
exhibition area, mill, mash…


“If you love whisky, you’ll love this”

For whisky enthusiasts we recommend our Distillery Masterclass. This fully interactive experience offers an in-depth look into the making of our award- winning Single Malt Welsh Whisky. Enjoy a fully guided tour giving you an insight into the equipment that produces our malted barley wash; our uniquely designed single copper-pot Penderyn stills and our pot stills. As well as imparting our knowledge and experience on the importance of wood and the art of maturation, you will enjoy a fun and informative blind nosing activity and learn the protocol of whisky tasting.
A limited number of bookings are now available. Head to the form at the top of this page to book.
BRECON BEACONS – Masterclasses run from 11am-1.30pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Tea/Coffee and Welsh-cakes are served from 10.30am. We occasionally run Masterclasses on a Friday, so check the dates when you book.
Our Masterclass lasts around 2.5 hours.In order to fully appreciate the Masterclass session, we strongly advise that participants do not plan to drive afterwards. Each attendee will receive a gift after their Masterclass. Masterclasses cost £60 per head and there is a discount for groups of 4 or more.
We regret that no refunds will be given for any tour or masterclass purchases.
For further enquiries, ring 01685 810 650, or email


‘Private parties and companies catered for…’

Introduced by popular demand evening distillery tours are by appointment only, and available to parties of 10-20 at a cost of £30 per person. The price includes a gift.


Penderyn Distillery (CF44 0SX) is located in the historic village of Penderyn in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales a couple of miles from Hirwaun on the A4059.
(Please note that we have 3 x 22kw electric car charging points, two for Teslas and one for all vehicles. For further info please go here: and search for the postcode CF44 0SX)
By road…
Turn off M4 at J32 onto the A470, sign-posted Merthyr Tydfil. Proceed for 20 miles. Take first exit onto the A465. After 5 miles, take 3rd exit onto the A4059 sign-posted Penderyn.
Turn off M4 at J43 onto the A465, signposted Merthyr Tydfil. Proceed for 17 miles. At roundabout take 1st exit onto the A4059 sign-posted Penderyn.
From the A470 head towards Merthyr Tydfil. Take the right-hand turn approximately six miles prior to Merthyr Tydfil onto the A4059. After 5 miles, take 3rd exit onto the A4059 sign-posted Penderyn.


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