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BEN NEVIS DISTILLERY Tel: 01397 702476 www.bennevisdistillery.com
One of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland, Ben Nevis Distillery draws its water from two lochans on the north shoulder of the majestic mountain from which it takes its name. The visitor centre dates back to 1825 and offers tours on several price levels, from ‘An Introduction to Ben Nevis’ to the ‘Executive Tour’. The well-stocked retail area carries the distillery’s range of single malts, from classics to an ever-evolving selection of limited editions and special releases.
KINGSBARNS Tel: 01333 451300 www.kingsbarnsdistillery.com
You will find Kingsbarns Distillery in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife between St Andrews and Crail. The historic and charming East Newhall Farm steadings were carefully restored and converted into a small distillery in December 2014 with exhibition, tasting rooms, shop and café. In addition to regular daily whisky distillery tours, visitors can also enjoy a Darnley’s Gin distillery tour and tasting. Dog-friendly outside café seating. Open all year.
DEWARS ABERFELDY Tel: 01887 822010 www.dewarsaberfeldydistillery.com
Share the Dewar family’s pursuit of whisky perfection on a visit to the distillery they built in 1898. Take a tour and explore a fascinating interactive exhibition, before sampling whisky at the bar, and enjoying the welcoming cafe, Whisky Lounge and distillery shop. Why not upgrade to a Cask Tasting Tour? The distillery was voted ‘Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction 2018’ at The Scottish Thistle Awards.
LINDORES ABBEY Tel: 01337 842547 www.lindoresabbeydistillery.com
‘For the whisky lover, it is a pilgrimage.’ Lindores Abbey’s widely recognised links to the earliest written reference to Scotch Whisky mean that people have been travelling to this quiet corner of Fife for centuries. After a break of over 500 years whisky is once again flowing through the stills of Lindores Abbey in Newburgh. The ‘Birthplace of Scotch Whisky’ is open daily for tours and Apothecary experiences.
GLENKINCHIE DISTILLERY Tel: 01875 342012 www.glenkinchiedistillery.com
What better way to get a Taste of Scotland than a visit to Glenkinchie Distillery, nestled in the rolling farmlands of East Lothian? Steeped in history, Glenkinchie has been producing whisky since 1837 and is known as the home of ‘The Edinburgh Malt’. They offer a range of tours and tasting options and getting to the distillery has never been easier with a shuttle service running twice a day, seven days a week direct from Edinburgh City Centre.
BENROMACH Tel: 01309 675968 www.benromach.com
Established in 1898, the Benromach distillery is independently owned by a family with proud, enduring roots in Speyside. Take a visit and see their distillers as they orchestrate every second of the production by sight, sound and touch. One of Benromach’s friendly tour guides will show you around the distillery and visitor centre where you can enjoy a tasting of their gorgeous classic Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky.