Ever wondered just how gin is made, what the array of ingredients consists of or even wanted to sneak behind the scenes of a working distillery?

Guests at the  Eden Hotel Collection’s properties in Warwickshire will now have the chance to learn all about the spirit when they book a new gin package, just launched in association with the local Shakespeare Distillery, an independent artisan producer based in Stratford-upon-Avon. 

Whether they’re keen to get a behind-the-scenes tour of the distillery, or learn how to make gin themselves, those staying at The Arden Hotelor Arden House, both in Stratford-upon-Avon, or Mallory Court Country House Hotel & Spa in Leamington Spa, can now book to stay on a tipple-themed break, pairing a visit to the fascinating distillery with a luxurious hotel stay.

The Arden Hotel, an elegant boutique hotel situated in the heart of the city, opposite the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatres, is offering the Gin School Package from £260 per room (two sharing a Superior room), including dinner, full English breakfast and a visit to the Gin School. Alternatively, book the Distillery Tour Package from £179 per room (two sharing a Superior room), including dinner, full English breakfast and the Distillery Tour. Call The Arden Hotel on 01789 298 682 (www.theardenhotelstratford.com).

​Also in Stratford-upon-Avon, Arden House, a beautifully intimate 10-bedroom home from home, is offering the Gin School Package from £245 per room (two sharing a Cosy room), including afternoon tea, full English breakfast and a visit to the Gin School. Alternatively, book the Distillery Tour Package from £165 per room (two sharing a Cosy room), including afternoon tea, full English breakfast and the Distillery Tour. Call Arden House on 01789 298682 (www.ardenhousestratford.com). 

Mallory Court Country House Hotel & Spa, a quintessentially-English country house hotel and award-winning dining in Leamington Spa, is offering the Gin School Package from £525 per room (two sharing a Classic room), including a six-course tasting menu in The Manor House Dining Room accompanied by a wine flight, full English breakfast and a visit to the Gin School. Alternatively, book the Distillery Tour Package from £255 per room (two sharing a Classic room), including dinner in The Brasserie, full English breakfast and the Distillery Tour. Call Mallory Court on 01926 330 214 (www.mallory.co.uk).