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  • Cardhu Distillery, Knockando
    Cardhu Distillery
  • A road sign for the Malt Whisky Trail
    Malt Whisky Trail
  • Coopers creating whisky barrels in the Speyside Cooperage
    The Speyside Cooperage
  • Strathisla Distillery, Moray
    Strathisla Distillery

Find out more about Scotland’s outstanding Malt Whisky Trail, the only trail of its kind in the world, and the unique distilleries you will visit along the way.

Discover the secrets behind the art of whisky creation by visiting some of Scotland’s renowned distilleries. What better way to find out more about the ‘water of life’ than on a trail dedicated to drams that takes you through one of the country’s best-known whisky regions?

Speyside is famous for its wonderful whisky is often called ‘Malt Whisky Country’ and is home to more than half of Scotland’s malt whisky distilleries and the world’s only Malt Whisky Trail, making it a whisky lover’s paradise.

Follow the fantastic Malt Whisky Trail and see the amber nectar being made from barrel to bottle. Discover seven working distilleries, one historic distillery and the Speyside Cooperage. At the only working cooperage in the UK you can witness the ancient art of creating whisky barrels using traditional tools and methods and even have a go at making your own mini-cask.

Enjoy fascinating behind-the-scenes tours of the distilleries and, as expected, each distillery offers a sample of their unique, hand-crafted malts with dedicated nosing and tasting sessions. On the trail you can visit some of the country’s most unique distilleries. Have a look around the Benromach Distillery, Speyside’s smallest working distillery, Strathisla Distillery, the oldest in the Highlands, and the only malt distillery pioneered by a woman, Cardhu.

Find out more about Scotland’s fascinating whisky distilleries and learn more about the country’s famous malts with some unique whisky experiences.

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