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Uncover the land of great food and drink ››

Discover all about Scottish food and drink, from local produce and farmers' markets to Michelin-star restaurants and cosy cafes

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Follow one of these food and drink itineraries and find out why Scotland is renowned for its fresh produce, distinctive real ales and unique whisky. Whether you are following the Seafood Trail along the west coast or touring historical distilleries on the Malt Whisky Trail, you will find many fun attractions with samples to enjoy along the way.

  • A long shot across fields of Ardbeg distillery with the sea and hills in the distance
    Ardbeg Distillery, south coast of the island of Islay
  • A bowl of local, fresh seafood
    A bowl of local, fresh seafood
  • A long shot across fields of Ardbeg distillery with the sea and hills in the distance
    Ardbeg Distillery, south coast of the island of Islay
  • Looking across the water to Cardhu Distillery, Knockando, Moray
    Cardhu Distillery, Knockando
  • Cheeses at St Andrew's Farmhouse Cheese Company
    St Andrew's Farmhouse Cheese Company
A fresh shellfish platter as served at the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar with Loch Fyne in the backdrop, Argyll

Seafood Trail

Take a spectacular journey through some of the best scenery in Scotland and enjoy a wide variety of locally caught seafood.

The Malt Whisky Trail sign on the A941, Moray

Malt Whisky Trail

Follow the Malt Whisky Trail and uncover Scotland's national drink in distilleries and a cooperage.

Cheeses at St Andrew's Farmhouse Cheese Company

Scottish Cheese Trail

Follow the Scottish Cheese Trail and uncover mouth-watering cheese from dairies and cheesemakers across the country.

Pouring a glass of beer by Fyne Ales, based in Argyllshire

Real Ale Trail

Follow the Real Ale Trail and discover the distinctive flavours of Scottish ales.

Looking along the coastline to the Lagavulin Distillery, Islay

The Whisky Coast

This Whisky Coast itinerary takes you along Scotland's western seaboard whisky trail to renowned landscapes and distilleries.

Driving past the sign for Castle Douglas, Scotland's only designated Food Town

Scotland's finest flavours

Follow this itinerary to discover Scotland's finest flavours, from delicate seafood starters to soft-fruit desserts.

Overlooking Ardbeg Distillery and the sea on Islay, Argyll & The Isles.

Argyll & The Isles Whisky Trail

Take the Argyll & The Isles Whisky Trail and find an array of distilleries. Begin your tour exploring Islay's world-class distilleries before seeing what else the region has to offer.

Arbroath Smokies

Arbroath Smokie Trail

Follow the Arbroath Smokie Trail for restaurant info, recipes and the history of this delicious protected fish.

Haggis spiced chocolate made by Coco Chocolate in Edinburgh

Scotland's Chocolate Trail

There's more than 70 independent and artisan chocolatiers across Scotland. Come and see the chocolate-making process firsthand or take a masterclass on your trip to Scotland.

The Cow Shed Restaurant, Banchory

Aberdeen City and Shire Food and Drink Trail

Find information about a foodie trail in Aberdeen City and Shire, including cafes, bistros, restaurants and foodie attractions.

The English/Gaelic sign of the Hebridean Brewery in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

Outer Hebrides Food and Drink Trail

Find information about a foodie trail in the Outer Hebrides, including cafes, bistros, restaurants and foodie attractions.