Great Bustard Gin



The gin celebrates Wiltshire’s iconic bird, the Great Bustard which is critically endangered.An exclusive gin has been created in collaboration with David Waters, Great Bustard Group Chairman. Distilled with 12 botanicals including herbaceous plants that are part of the diet. These include wild rocket, alfalfa (lucerne), red clover and yarrow, all found on the Wiltshire Downs and Salisbury Plain.

  • 40% ABV @ 700ml
  • Contemporary London Dry
  • Distilled and bottled in Downton, Wiltshire
  • Small Batch, 100 bottles to a run and signed by the patron and distiller
  • King Charles III is the patron of the charity

What the experts say –


‘Great Bustard Gin is one of the best releases from the UK within the last twelve months.’ Olivier Ward Head Judge IWSC. 

‘An exceptional gin which has a bold well balanced flavour profile with inviting aromas of citrus, spice and green notes, highly enjoyable as a Gin & Tonic.’ Gin Guide Awards


More information from the Gin Guide –

Novo Foresta is our own gin produced for us by Hugh at Downton Distillery –

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Additional information

Weight 1600 g