Waterside walk & Puddingstone Distillery Gin tasting tour (walk ref 54)

Wednesday 16 October ~ 1:30 PM

Enjoy a gentle 2.5 mile guided walk around Wilstone Reservoir Nature Reserve which is rich in bird life and offers wonderful views of the Chiltern Hills. Puddingstone Distillery is situated on the same site as P E Mead Farm Shop. The walk will start and end at the distillery. We have arranged a special 1 hour distillery tour/talk which includes one full drink and four gin samples. Learn about the distillation process, botanicals and different heritage styles of Campfire Gin.

Route Details

2.5 miles
Allow 2.5 hours (1.25 hours for the walk followed by 1 hour tour)
Fairly easy (some gentle inclines, steps/stiles)


£11 which includes a 1 hour tour and gin tasting at Puddingstone Distillery

Meeting arrangements

Puddingstone Distillery, Unit 1 Artisan Workshops, Lower Icknield Way, Wilstone Green, Tring, Herts HP23 4NT

Walk Leader

Chiltern Society and Puddingstone Distillery

Public Transport Links

Bus 164 from Aylesbury stops in Wilstone village

Further Information

Please bring suitable footwear and clothing for the conditions.

The Chiltern Society is dedicated to protecting 650 square miles of woodlands and valleys, including London's closest designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Puddingstone Distillery is the home of award winning Campfire Gin – the first gin distillery in Hertfordshire.

How to Book

Booking is now closed for this walk - if you are really keen to join please email walkingfestival@chilternsaonb.org or call 07546 121261.
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Programme PDF

Download the October 2019 festival Listings Leaflet for an alternative way of seeing the programme. You can also pick these up from various locations across the Chilterns - libraries, coffee shops, etc!


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The Chilterns Walking Festival is an initiative of the Chilterns Conservation Board. For any queries, feedback, sponsorship / press enquiries or suggestions for the programme please contact the festival Project Manager on walkingfestival@chilternsaonb.org

Our Sponsors


This project has been part funded by the The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development through the Chilterns LEADER programme. The grant received through this programme has helped make these festivals happen. 


Complete Outdoors are our primary sponsors for 2018 & 2019. At their Bourne End (Herts) shop, you will discover all of the equipment, clothing and accessories you need to launch your next expedition into the great outdoors - whether a day's hike close to home, or an assault on the Matterhorn.


A family owned and run Henley brewer and award-winning pub company which has been at the heart of British life for over 200 years. Many of the company's 132 pubs are located in picturesque rural and town centre settings across The Chilterns.


A membership organisation dedicated to conserving, celebrating and caring for all of the Chilterns’ unique landscape.





Could this be you? We are seeking additional sponsors to enable the festival to continue going from strength to strength - get in touch with AWeiss@chilternsaonb.org if you'd like to know more!