“COME AND TASTE SCOTLAND WITH US”
The Speyside region is famous for its whisky production which flourished as other distilleries disappeared. This tour includes some of the most famous distilleries, including the oldest in production at Strathisla.
- Glengoyne Whisky Distillery
- Benromach Whisky Distillery
- Macallan Whisky Distillery
- Glenfiddich Whisky Distillery
- Aberfeldy Whisky Distillery
- 4 nights acommodation
- Enjoy the beautiful Scottish Scenery
We will meet you at the airport/train station / meet point in the city centre and bring you to your hotel: Holiday Inn Express or the Tontine Hotel in Greenock (20-30 minutes from Glasgow). We will be travelling in a seater coach for the duration of the trip to allow for luggage space and comfort. The Greenock accommodation includes breakfast and is based on twin rooms.
Please note, we pick up in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. Let us know on booking, where you need to be picked up from.
You will check out of your hotel and depart for 11.00am. This will allow the group to get enough rest, have breakfast and be prepared for the journey ahead. We will make our way to the Glengoyne Distillery for their "Wee Taster Tour". This is a stunning distillery and a great way to break the journey up.
12.20pm Glengoyne Distillery Wee Taster Tour:
The definitive tour round the place where it all happens; slowly. Enjoy a Glengoyne 12 Year Old and a Glengoyne 18 year old Highland Single Malt, overlooking our waterfall and glen. Witness men doing very little as they nurse the spirit through our swan-necked copper beasts. At Glengoyne the clocks have no hands. Each tour includes a £5 off voucher for any Glengoyne 70cl.
Afterwards, We will make our way to the Pitlochry where will stop at an establishment for lunch for 1 hour . (included is lunch to the value of £10pp. Any additional costs will be covered by each individual guest). We will also have a short walk at the Fiskally Forest which is very scenic and beautiful.
We will then arrive at our Grantown on Spey Hotel which in most cases is the Garth Hotel (for 4 pm) to check in and get settled. Included in the price is dinner at the hotel. The rooms are also based on 2 people sharing 1 room on a twin / double basis.
We will depart from the hotel at 9 am and make our way to the Benromach Distillery where you will enjoy the Essentials Tour.
10am Benromach Essentials Tour:
An in-depth tour followed by a delicious exploration of our expressions… a tutored tasting of four drams from our gorgeous Whisky Collection. Duration: About 90 minutes.
Afterwards, we will make our way to the Strathisla Distillery where you will enjoy their distillery tour.
12.30pm Strathisla Distillery Tour:
- View traditional bonded warehouse
- A guided tasting of four whiskies including Strathisla Single Malt and Chivas Regal
- Allow one hour for tour and tasting
- Shop offers a wide range of whiskies and gifts
- Personalised Label service for Chivas Regal 12 and 18 bottle purchases
After the tour, we will make way for the Mash Tun in Aberlour where we will enjoy lunch (45 minutes) (included in lunch to the value of £10pp. Any additional costs will be covered by each individual guest).
3pm MacAllan "Six Pillars" Tour
Much like our curiously small stills, our small groups are limited to just 10 people to ensure a luxurious, personal experience. Your friendly and knowledgeable guide will explain how we create The Macallan's rich spirit in a working still house and introduce you to the ‘Six Pillars’. You will learn how our unparalleled investment in the finest casks contributes to the natural colours, aromas and flavours that set The Macallan apart. After a thorough immersion into the world of The Macallan, you will experience a nosing and tasting of four The Macallan whiskies as well as their very foundation, our wonderfully rich new make spirit.
After the tour, we will make our way back to the hotel where you will enjoy your dinner and get ready for the next day.
We will check out of the hotel for 10 am and make our way to the Glenfiddich Distillery where you will enjoy the Explorers Tour.
11am Glenfiddich Explorers Tour:
On this tour, you’ll go on a journey through every part of the Glenfiddich tradition, to find out how the world’s most awarded whiskies are created.
EXPLORE EVERY CHAPTER OF THE GLENFIDDICH STORY
Your visit will begin with a short film recounting our five generations of family ownership. It’ll then be followed by an on-foot tour of the distillery with the chance to see how our whiskies are created by craftsmen with generations of understanding. The tour includes a visit to the still house where you can see how our stillmen capture the sweetest part of our distillate from our unusually sized copper stills.
TIME IS A CRUCIAL INGREDIENT
Time matters when whisky making. So, as well as touring the distillery, you’ll visit two of our warehouses where you will explore the generations of gently maturing casks. You’ll also learn how we achieve depth and consistency of flavour throughout our range of exceptional whiskies.
AFTER THE TOUR, THE TASTING
The special conclusion to this visit is a tutored nosing and tasting of four of our world-renowned single malts.
We will then make our way for Aviemore where we will enjoy a lovely lunch. Again the £10 per person rule applies.
The final distillery visit on this tour is the Aberfeldy Distillery (Dewars) which is a really special experience with the Cask tasting tour.
4pm. Aberfeldy Cask Tasting Tour:
Enjoy a short video before exploring the heritage centre, distillery tour, cask tasting in the warehouse, a choice of one dram to taste and complimentary tot glass.
We will then make our way back for Greenock where we will stay at a Greenock accomodation for 1 night. Enroute, we can stop for dinner in Glasgow. The price for dinner, like lunch is priced at £10 per person, anything above this, is not included. The accommodation is for a twin room sharing (bed and breakfast).
We will enjoy breakfast and check out (no later than 10am) to trainsfer back to the train station or airport.
We will then bid everyone Slainte Mhath and haste ye back to Scotland soon.
Terms and Conditions:
We require a 25% deposit at time of booking as we are required to pay the distilleries and accommodation in advance for our time slots.
The remainder will be required to be paid 28 days in advance of the tour date.
We accept payment via bank transfer, online or over the telephone via credit or debit card.
- 10% charge for cancellation more than 45 days before tour departure.
- 20% charge for cancellation 45 - 30 days before tour departure.
- 50% charge for cancellation 30 - 15 days before tour departure.
- For cancellation less than 15 days before tour departure any refund is at the our discretion.