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Rademon Estate in Co. Down is one of the oldest historic estates in Ireland, a haven in a unique setting and the home of Shortcross Gin.

Due to the current outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) the distillery is temporarily closed until 14 April.

Rademon Estate in Co. Down is one of the oldest historic estates in Ireland and a haven in a unique setting. Since 2014, it has been distilling Shortcross Gin on the estate, proudly Northern Ireland’s first craft gin and now the most awarded gin in the island of Ireland. Shortcross is an aromatic and exceptionally smooth gin: its unique flavour profile is created using fresh apples, elderflowers, elderberries and wild clover harvested on the estate, distilled alongside classic gin botanicals.

Shortcross Gin welcomes guests from all over the world to explore their unique working distillery and visitor's centre.

Visitors must be 18 or over.

Accessible for wheelchair users and those with mobility impairments, with accessible car parking areas and accessible toilet facilities for all visitors.
  • Church Road
  • Crossgar
  • Downpatrick
  • Down
  • BT309HS
  • Gin Experience Tour and Tasting

    Rademon Estate Distillery is now offering exclusive pre-booked tour and tasting experiences, which will unlock some of the secrets and skills that go into creating Shortcross.

    David Boyd-Armstrong, the head distiller, will talk you through the fascinating process; from how they harvest local botanicals, draw fresh water from the distillery well, distill on a bespoke copper pot still and bottle and label the finished product on site.

    After the tour, discover the Visitors Centre and the Shortcross Gin Bar. Enjoy a guided tasting of Shortcross Gin and browse in the Distillery Shop.

    Pre-booked tours will be held from Tuesday to Friday, with three tours per day, lasting a duration of 90 minutes. Due to this being a working distillery, visitors must wear suitable footwear (no open toes or stiletto heels).

  • Gin Experience Vouchers

    Gin Experience vouchers – £24.50 per person

    The price includes a tour and taste, a branded Copa de Balon glass and a £5.00 voucher redeemable at the Shortcross Distillery Shop.

    Gin Experience vouchers must be pre-paid and are non-refundable up to 72 hours prior to your arrival (min nos. of 12 people for a private tour).

    T&C’s Apply.

  • Corporate & Private Events

    Rademon Estate distillery is available for corporate and private events, where their experienced Events Curator will work with you to create an experience to delight your guests.

    Rademon Estate Distillery can tailor bespoke packages as follows:

    • Cocktail and canapé receptions
    • Private parties/dining
    • Cocktail masterclasses with our Brand Ambassador
    • BBQs on the terrace

    Capacities:

    • Reception – 150 people
    • Private Dining – 12 – 80 people
    • Theatre Style – 120 people
    • Cabaret Style – 80 people

    Catering Information

    Private dining menus, executive meeting menus, canapé list, cocktail and wine lists all available upon request.

    For more information please call (44) 28 44830001 or email events@shortcrossgin.com

  • Shortcross Cocktail Experience

    Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, stag or hen party or just a great afternoon of fun, the Shortcross Cocktail Experience has something for everyone!

    Mix your way to glory the Shortcross Cocktail Experience with an expert cocktail maestros, while soaking up the atmosphere at this bespoke distillery in the heart of Rademon Estate.

    Your Shortcross Cocktail Experience includes:

    • Welcome cocktail on arrival
    • Get hands on behind the bar and learn to create, mix, muddle and strain cocktails
    • Two bespoke cocktails per person
    • Locally produced tasty tapas with veggie options available too
    • A fun, interactive experience to remember!

    You don’t need to be a gin genius to have a great day at you Shortcross Cocktail Experience, where the cocktail masters will guide you every step of the way and ensure you have a great time!

    • Every Friday and Saturday at 12pm or pm
    • Duration approximately 90mins
    • Pre-booking is essential
    • £35 per person. Minimum 10 people per booking. Charges for additional people apply.

Rademon Estate Distillery Tour – Cancelled

27.98KM
03 Apr - 02 May 2020

Join Ireland's most awarded gin distillery for a tour and tasting in their perfectly crafted distillery.

Rademon Estate Distillery – Shortcross Gin
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