The Ley Arms has always been a place that gathers people together. We host weddings, parties, family get-togethers, business events & meetings: from small, intimate affairs in a cosy private room, to larger events in our function room.
Exeter Distillery was born in 2016 in the bedroom above The Fat Pig Freehouse. The 70ltr Hillbilly Still was christened Bad Fagin and he likes to make gin. Using Dartmoor spring water for softness we have created a citrus centric, orange forward, peppery gin - lemon and orange peel, fresh pink grapefruit and oarnge zest, juniper, kaffi r lime leaves, cardamom, coriander & Seville orange blossoms. Extremely fragrant and light this gin sips well on the rocks and makes a memorable G&T with a twist of orangebut we like it with a dirty black olive. Sni ff It, Sip It, Mix it, Drink it. (Take a bath in it). Crafted in Gin Geek Heaven.
Black Dog Gin, Dartmoor Distillery, Tuckers Malting, Devon - 46%
Our gins are made with pure Dartmoor water and a carefully selected and curated mix of Dartmoor botanicals to bring flavour and distinction to every sip. In the summer you can often spot the master distiller, John Lawton, foraging for botanicals on Dartmoor, his faithful black labs, Taff and Tarka enjoying the walk by his side. This smooth, botanical infusion boasts strong citrus notes, flashes hints of wild flowers and finishes off with red berries.
Wicked Wolf Exmoor Gin - 42%
Wicked Wolf Exmoor Gin is a premium craft gin made from 11 botanicals giving layers of citrus and pepper notes finely balanced with the distinct flavours of juniper and coriander, distilled and blended on the banks f the picturesque River Lyn, North Devon.
Salcombe Gin Start Point, Devon - 44%
Our gins are made with pure Dartmoor water and a carefully selected and curated mix of Dartmoor botanicals to bring flavour and distinction to every sip. In the summer you can often spot the master distiller, John Lawton, foraging for botanicals on Dartmoor, his faithful black labs, Taff and Tarka enjoying the walk by his side. This smooth, botanical infusion boasts strong citrus notes, fl ashes hints of wild flowers and finishes off with red berries.
Exeter Gin, Devon, Devon - 44%
Exeter Gin celebrates the Roman heritage that city in South West England possesses. It’s made using a number of botanicals which were enjoyed by the Romans many moons ago, including basil, cinnamon, marigold, cardamom and tarragon, along with 11 traditional gin botanicals.
Dartmouth English Gin, Devon - 45%
This small batch craft gin was distilled in Devon by the Dartmouth Distillery Company in a specially designed and hand-built still by the Müller family from the Black Forest in Germany, who have made stills for generations. The botanical selection includes herbs, flowers and fruit from around the world, as well as some that weer locally sourced from Calancombe Estate.
Conker Spirits Dry Gin, Dorset - 40%
Conker Spirit was founded by Rupert Holloway in the wonderful county of Dorset, home to many local beers but very little in the way of spirits. Conker Spirit’s Dorset Dry Gin is distilled using British wheat spirit, New Forest spring water and 10 botanicals, including some rather distinctively-Dorset-inspired botanicals - Gorse Flowers, Samphire and Elderberries
Tarquin’s Cornish Gin, South Western Distillery, St Ervan - 42%
An exotic, world spanning botanical basket makes Tarquin’s Gin. Orris root from Morocco, green cardamom seeds from Guatemala, cinnamon from Madagascar and Devon violets from... Well, from the distiller’s garden in Cornwall.
Newton House Gin, Somerset - 43%
This London Dry Gin flavours take their inspiration from five of the botanicals which are grown in their gardens in Somerset. The gin is made from English grown distilled wheat spirit and twelve botanicals, Almonds, Juniper, Liquorice, Angelica Root, Coriander Seeds, Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon and Orange Peel, Peaches, Mint, and Blueberries.
Cotswolds Dry Gin, Stourton - 46%
Made with juniper, coriander and angelica root macerated in their pure wheat spirit for 24 hours. Following this, they add a botanical selection including bay leaf, grapefruit, lime, black pepper, cardamom seed and Cotswolds lavender to their Carter head still for distillation. To bring it down to bottling strength, a robust 46% ABV, they use naturally refi ned Cotswolds water.
Hawthorn’s London Dry Gin, Hampshire - 41%
Consistent Gold medallist at San Francisco the gin pays homage to the creator’s seafaring grandfather, a commander in the British Navy during the war, and also still features botanicals sourced from all over the world, including juniper from Macedonia, nutmeg from Sri Lanka and cassia bark from Indonesia.
Local Navy Strength
HMS Victory Navy Strength, Isle of Wight - 47%
A Navy Strength Gin from the Isle of Wight distillery that’s made in association with The National Museum of the Royal Navy. HMS Victory is moored in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard, just a few short miles away across the water from the Isle of Wight. It’s best known, of course, for being Nelson’s fl agship at the Battle of Trafalgar. A percentage of the sales will go towards the ongoing restoration of this famous ship.
Tarquin’s The Seadog Navy Strength, South Western Distillery, St Ervan - 57%
Southwestern Distillery’s excellent Tarquin’s Gin bottled at 57% abv! Orris root, green cardamom seeds, cinnamon and violets are all used and the gin is distilled in Tamara, their copper pot still named after the goddess of the Tamar.
Local Fruit Infusions
Lyme Bay Pink Grapefruit Gin, Lyme Bay, Devon - 40%
Tarquin’s British Blackberry, St Ervan, Cornwall - 38%
E18teen Strawberry Gin, South Petherton, Somerset - 30%
E18teen Coconut Gin, South Petherton, Somerset - 30%
6 O’clock Sloe Gin Bristol - 26%
Gins Daring Not To Be West Country
Silent Pool Gin, Surrey - 43%
Death’s Door Organic Gin, Washington Island, Wisconsin, USA - 47%
Aviation, Oregon, USA - 42%
Gin Mare Mediterranean Gin, Spain - 42.7%
Whitley Neill Dry Gin Warrington - 43%
Seedlip Garden 108, London- 0%
Fruit, Flower & Spice
Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin, Warrington - 40%
Whitley Neill Rhubarb and Ginger Gin, Warrington - 43%