What is the best distillery to visit in Scotland?

What is the best distillery to visit in Scotland?

The best distillery tours in Scotland

  1. Nc’Nean, Lochaline, Morvern. Best for the environment.
  2. Johnnie Walker, Princes Street, Edinburgh.
  3. The Glenlivet, Ballindalloch, Speyside.
  4. Lagavulin, Islay.
  5. Glenkinchie, Tranent, East Lothian.
  6. Edradour, Pitlochry, Perthshire.
  7. Bunnahabhain, Port Askaig, Islay.
  8. Macallan, Aberlour, Speyside.

Which distilleries are open in Scotland?

Distilleries Reopening After Lockdown

  • Aberfeldy Distillery. Welcome back!
  • Aberlour Distillery. The Aberlour brand home is reopening!
  • Annandale Distillery.
  • Ardbeg Distillery.
  • Ardnahoe Distillery.
  • Ben Nevis Distillery.
  • Benriach Distillery.
  • Bladnoch Distillery.

Where are the most distilleries in Scotland?

Speyside. Home to the most elegant and inspired whiskies in Scotland, Speyside is also home to the most distilleries in the Country, some of which include Aberlour, The Balvenie, Cardhu, Cragganmore, Glenfarclas, Glenfiddich, Glenglassaugh, The Glenlivet, Glen Moray and The Macallan.

Where are the whisky distilleries in Scotland?

There are over 130 active whisky distilleries spread across Scotland, which are split into five whisky-producing regions; Campbeltown, Highland, Islay, Lowland and Speyside.

Are Islay distilleries open for visitors?

The Lagavulin visitor experience is currently closed and we are unable to take bookings for tours and experiences. We plan to reopen on Tuesday 22nd June and bookings can be made now from that date. We look forward to welcoming guests back again in the near future.

Is Glenmorangie open for tours?

2021 Update – Glenmorangie Distillery visitor centre is open Mon – Fri, 10:00 – 17:00. Tours are still to re-start, but 2 Tasting sessions are available: Classic Tasting: Duration 30 mins – Times 10:30 & 13:30, Cost £15.

Which is the oldest distillery in Scotland?

Officially the three oldest distilleries in Scotland are Glenturret (1775), Bowmore (1779) and Strathisla (1786). All three have operated from the same location since being founded.

Is Glenmorangie a Highland or Speyside?

The distillery is owned by The Glenmorangie Company Ltd (a subsidiary of Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy), whose main product is the range of Glenmorangie single malt whisky. Glenmorangie is categorised as a Highland distillery and boasts the tallest stills in Scotland….Glenmorangie distillery.

Region: Highland
ABV 40–46%

Is Glenmorangie peated?

Glenmorangie is a very lightly peated malt (averaging less than 2 ppm of phenols), while Ardbeg is the most heavily peated of all scotch whiskies, coming in currently at 50+ ppm (although not too many years ago this number was 70+).

What is the best whisky distillery tour in Scotland?

Enjoy an amazing tour round the Royal Lochnagar distillery which produces a world class single malt Scotch whisky. The Distillery is based in the grounds of the Balmoral Castle, in the Highland whisky-producing area of Scotland. It close to the famous mountain, Lochnagar. All tours can be tailored to suit.

How many whiskey distilleries are there in Scotland?

There are over 120 active distilleries spread across Scotland, which are split into five whisky-producing regions; Campbeltown , Highland, Islay , Lowland and Speyside .

What are the best sites to visit in Scotland?

National Museum of Scotland. Set on Edinburgh’s Chambers Street,National Museum of Scotland is a treasure trove of ancient artefacts and precious objects.

  • Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh Castle is a true icon of Scotland and has dominated the skyline of the capital for centuries.
  • Scottish National Gallery.
  • Riverside Museum.
  • What is the best way to visit Scotland?

    SPRING is a beautiful time of year to visit Scotland for our clean fresh air, plants and flowers, and to see the mountains, lochs and countryside in all their scenic splendour. It’s also an ideal time for outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, fishing, golfing and sea kayaking.