Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery on the outskirts of the Lake District.
Ulverston's Award Winning Gin Distillery

Established in 2016, CHESTNUT HOUSE is fast becoming THE place to shop on Ullswater, located in the heart of Pooley Bridge, we are an independently run off licence, food, drink and outdoor clothing store. We pride ourselves on stocking locally sourced products and we always aim to provide the highest levels of service, both in store and online.

Open 7 days a week, carrying over 400 different gins, 100s of whiskies, rums, liqueurs, Cumbrian real ales, a plethora of Cumbrian spirits and liqueurs, and an eclectic mix of foodand drink, there really is something for everyone and even better all of this can be brought direct to your door.


Chestnut House, Finkle Street, Pooley Bridge, Cumbria CA10 2NW




017684 86444

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Birthday Celebration Gin Giveaway!

Birthday Celebration Gin Giveaway!

We’re getting very excited here at the Shed because we’ll be celebrating our 4th Birthday on October 18th, PLUS it will also be 1 year on October 23rd since we opened The Old Calf Shed…and what a year it’s been! Honestly, it’s been quite the roller coaster with the Shed closing for months, our crowdfunder… Continue Reading

Two More Great Taste Awards For The Shed!

Two More Great Taste Awards For The Shed!

Great Taste, the world’s most trusted food and drink awards, has announced its stars of 2020. Out of 12,777 products sent in from 106 different countries, Shed 1 Distillery, Ulverston, Cumbria was awarded two, 1-star Great Taste awards, which means judges dubbed them foods that delivers fantastic flavour, for its Blackcurrant & Liquorice Gin Elixir-a… Continue Reading

Gin Experiences at The Shed

Gin Experiences at The Shed

We reopened to social bubbles just four weeks ago and since then we’ve hosted Gin Tours & Tastings, Afternoon G&Teas, Make Your Bath Tub Gin Experiences and Make Your Own Distilled Gin Experiences. 🍸It’s been brilliant having people back in the Shed! Chatting, laughing, and ginning. Just what the Shed was made for. 😄 Thank you… Continue Reading

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