A shining example of a very British drink


THE ancient woodland of Shining Cliff, near Ambergate, is the inspiration for a unique version of a popular drink.

White Peak Distillery (www.whitepeakdistillery.co.uk) is a full-scale craft distillery producing authentic, small-batch spirits in a historic building – part of the former Johnson & Nephew wire works – beside the River Derwent. Although gin originated in Holland, it’s now considered a very British drink – and one that has soared in popularity during the last couple of years…