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3 day Speyside whisky tour from Edinburgh

Duration: up to 72 hours
Language: English
Availability: Selected Mondays
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Uncover the secrets of the nation's most famous drink

Explore the Scottish Highlands on this whiskey pilgrimage

Sample a wee dram (or two) of Scotch whisky

What to expect

Fans of whisky will love this three day tour which will take you into the Scottish Highlands and the heart of ‘Malt Whisky Country’, Speyside. Prepare to experience stunning scenery, hear tales of Scotland’s history and uncover the secrets of the nation's famed drink.

On the first day, you'll escape the city and head north to begin your whisky pilgrimage at Lindores Abbey Distillery. You’ll learn the whisky making process here and get to sample some delicious Aqua Vitae. Then, you'll head onto Stonehaven, Strathisla Distillery (for a a cask tasting and blending experience) and Grantown-on-Spey. This little town will be your home for the next two nights.

Day two of your whisky tour will take you to Glenfarclas Distillery, one of the last independent, family-owned distilleries in Scotland, where you'll enjoy a special tour and tasting. Then, it's time to head to the Glenfiddich Distillery, Speyside Cooperage and Aberlour Distillery which will be the perfect end to your day of whisky tasting!

The third and final day of your tour will kick off at the Glenlivet Distillery where you'll enjoy a private tour before sampling some amazing whisky exclusives in a stunning setting. Then, it's time to bid farewell to Speyside and head back south. You'll take in the stunning views of the wild highlands that the Cairngorm National Park promise!.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

What’s included

2 nights B&B ensuite accommodation

All distillery tours and tastings

Minibus transport

Services of a professional tour guide

What’s not included

Hotel/airport pick up

Entrance fees other than those noted above

Meals (other than breakfast)

Gratuities

Items of a personal nature (newspapers/snacks/telephone calls etc.)

Location

192 Parliament Square, High St, Edinburgh EH1 1RF, UK

Meeting point:

Please meet your guide outside Cafe Nero.

When

  • This tour departs on selected Mondays at 8.00am

Provider

Scottish Routes

Cancellation policy

Receive a 50% refund if you cancel up to 14 days before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • For various reasons (weather, closures and special events), it may not always be possible to visit all the distilleries mentioned. Please be aware that, if this is the case, suitable alternatives will be found
  • All participants must be over 18 years old
  • If you are lucky enough to look under 25, please bring a photo ID with you as you may be asked to prove you are over 18
  • Please bring suitable clothing for sun and rain including a waterproof jacket, plenty of layers and shoes suitable for short walks
  • Due to the size of the vehicles, please limit your luggage to one small piece per person with a maximum weight of 15kg. You can also bring one small handbag or daypack which can be stored on the bus by your feet or above your head