Vault 52 - Windmill Village Hotel


Mysterious and dark, Vault 52 has quenched the thirst of gin lovers for years; renowned for its history with a vaulted candlelit cellar it is a hidden gem. Located under the original early 17th century manor house, with its original walls you can take a step back in time, escape the hustle and enjoy a huge selection of award winning gins and accompaniments.

Whether you’re popping in for a quiet drink on your own, having a romantic date or out with friends and family, we hope you have a fabulous time. Choose from a select number of tables in our snug or tuck yourself away at a discrete, romantic cellar table. Our food menu offers a selection of charcuterie and cheeses, alongside vegetarian and vegan options. There is something for everyone to enjoy. What better way to accompany world-class gin than with a great selection of sharing boards, snacks and home-made dishes?

Private Dining

If you are looking for something truly unique and perfectly suited to smaller parties then Vault 52 is the ideal place for you. The 300 year old vaulted brick cellars create a warm intimate and totally unique setting for a bespoke event. It is an exceptional addition for photographs, private bar, entertaining, dining and partying.

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Gin Experience

Join us at Vault 52 for an in-depth journey through gin’s colourful and checkered past; from its creation by the Dutch, its journey across the sea with William of Orange, to Hogarth & his gin lane, finishing with the golden era of gin. Once sufficiently briefed, your Vault Master will guide you through to our Tasting Room to nose your way through an eclectic range of pure botanical distillates before being lubricated by a multitude of our favourite gins and accompaniments.

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Private Event

The Vault is a stunning private event space in the heart of the venue, this decadent space is located under the original early 17th century manor house making it a truly unique location in which to host memorable events with a twist. With vaulted ceilings and quaint alcoves, Vault 52 is ideal for any special occasion, including birthday celebrations, anniversaries, Christmas parties, family dinners or a business event.

Vault 52 is made up of two areas, the Tasting Room is an exclusive bar area that can be used for pre-dinner drinks and receptions, whilst the Snug provides the setting for a private lunch or dinner for up to 22 guests. Alternatively, let your hair down and dance the night away with a choice of live music and party in style.

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Gin Cocktail Masterclass

Discover how to create your perfect gin cocktail with guidance from our expert mixologists. Whether you’re into classic favourites or seeking something new, our Cocktail Masterclasses have you covered.

Learn the art of cocktail crafting, from mixing and shaking to the perfect serve. Ideal for beginners and enthusiasts alike, start with a welcome drink and uncover the rich history of gin before stepping behind the bar.

Perfect for any celebration, team building, corporate entertaining or a unique night out, our masterclass promises an engaging and enjoyable experience. Join us to become a cocktail-making pro in no time.

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Corporate Hospitality

Tired of the usual corporate gatherings and team-building exercises? Time to trade the golf tee for a G&T and elevate your events with a splash of gin!

At Vault 52, dive into an exclusive gin experience that promises to impress your clients and rejuvenate your team’s spirit. Discover the intrigue and rich history of everyone’s favourite juniper-infused spirit through our bespoke gin tasting experiences.

Whether you’re looking to host an intimate round-table tasting or integrate a lively Gin Station into your networking event, we offer a variety of gin experiences tailored to make your corporate or team-building event unforgettable. Engaging, entertaining, and enlightening—let us transform your perspective on gin and its intricate flavours.

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