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Duration: 8h 30m
Location: Highlands, Scotland, United Kingdom | Scotland, United Kingdom
Category: Day Trips & Excursions
Immersion into Scotland’s rich whisky heritage & culture
Secrets behind the distilling of Scotland’s favorite spirit
Visits to 2 fine Scotch distilleries—Glengoyne & Deanston
Free time at Loch Lomond—UK's largest freshwater lake
Opportunity to taste various types of Scotch whisky
Guided tour of the Highlands
Roundtrip transportation to and from central Edinburgh
Live tour commentary provided in English
Venture to the edge of the Highlands and sip your way through the Scottish countryside. This full-day tour combines insight into the distilling process of the nation’s favorite spirit—whisky—with an element of history and architecture for a total immersion into rich Scottish culture.
Set out from Edinburgh, pass over to the Forth Road Bridge, and head past the striking city of Stirling. Drive by the Campsie Fells and enjoy passing views of verdant, mountainous landscapes as your hear stories about Scottish heritage from your knowledgeable guide.
Your first stop is at Glengoyne Distillery, which has been producing Highland single malt whisky matured in the Lowlands since 1833. Set in a scenic location below the rugged hills of Dumgoyne, this is the perfect place to embark on a guided tour to learn about distilling and sample Scotland’s favorite spirit straight from the cask.
Journey through Trossach National Park and arrive on the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond—the largest freshwater expanse in Scotland. Enjoy some free time here to try the national dish of haggis at a local pub if you’d like, sample some local ales, or take a stroll along the lakefront.
At Deanston Distillery—one of the most sustainable in the country— participate in a guided tour. Discover the building’s former life as a cotton mill and learn about the water-powered, eco-attentive distilling processes. Enjoy the opportunity to savor the naturally developed flavors of the Deanston range.
Cancellation Policy: 4 days
Know before you book:
Children 16 and younger are not allowed.,
Maximum group size is 16 people.,
Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.
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