Drawing inspiration from the unspoilt marine environment off the southern tip of Ireland.

Visit a working distillery producing whiskey, gin and vodka. Fully guided distillery tours with a tasting of your choice to discover the flavours of Clonakilty Irish spirits. A multi-sensory experience for all, on the Wild Atlantic Way, in the heart of Clonakilty.

Our Minke Gin School is an evening experience for gin lovers, where you distil your own bottle of gin! Advanced booking is essential for the Gin School and booking is advised for our distillery tours.

Gift shop and free parking on site.


  • Hands on sensory experience
  • Working whiskey and gin distillery
  • State-of-the-art visitor centre
  • The Whales Tail Restaurant showcases the very best in local West Cork artisan food

Opening Times

Monday to Saturday 11:30–18:00h / Sunday 12:30–18:00h

Winter opening Wednesday to Sunday



Rates Apply, Book Online

Useful Information

Visitor experience, tours, gin school, shop, & bistro on-site.

Free coach and car parking.

Getting There

Clonakilty town centre on the N71, less than an hour from Cork City

Map Location: 51.621564, -8.885929
Contact Clonakilty Distillery

The Waterfront, Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland

Eircode: P85 EW82
T: +353 (0)23 887 8020
E: visitorcentre@clonakiltydistillery.ie
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