Willow Tree Distillery is Bedfordshire’s first and only distillery, and home of the award-winning Willow Tree gin. Come along and learn about: 

  • How Willow Tree started and their company story
  • The history of gin and how it’s developed throughout the years
  • How Willow Tree make their gin
  • How they are a sustainable business - from planting trees with the Forest of Marston Vale to saving thousands of litres of water
  • Different events held at their local distillery including gin-making courses, distillery tours and cocktail making
  • The art of making the perfect G+T.

There will also be a chance to ask questions to their head distiller and CEO Mary Vincent and a gin-themed game involving herbs and botanicals!

Willow Tree gin distillery

Samples of Willow Tree gin will be available to try on the day and they will be bringing along stock, including bottles of gin, gin gift sets and more, all of which will be available to purchase on the day with 10% off all products. You can see their full range of items here: https://www.willowtreedistilling.co.uk/shop

Talks are approx. 1 hour long, with time for questions. Limited space available, please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

As there is a cost involved in putting on the Learning Lunchtime talks, donations to the Forest of Marston Vale are much appreciated. There will be a collection bucket in the room or you can click here to donate online if you'd prefer. Parking charges also apply. Friends of the Forest get free parking all year round* at the Forest Centre - click here for more information.

Please note: this event will be subject to the most up-to-date Covid-19 regulations at the time of the event.

If you're interested in the Millennium Country Park, we run events like talks, family activities and guided nature walks throughout the year. Click here to view our upcoming events.

For more information email us or call 01234 767037