Glen Ord Distillery, Visitor Centre & Whisky Shop

Distilleries

Glen Ord, Muir Of Ord, Ross-shire, IV6 7UJ

    A visit to Glen Ord, on the edge of the Black Isle in the Highlands west of Inverness, is a delight to both the eye and the palate.

    Join us on a tour of the distillery and watch our distillers at work creating a magicial malt whisky which is sweet, malty and dry on the palate. Now available to buy at Glen Ord Distillery - exclusive offer for distillery visitors.

    Diageo launched a new 12-year-old single malt Scotch whisky, The Singleton Of Glen Ord in selected Asian markets back in 2006. Until now It has only been sold in Asia but now it is also available for visitors to Glen Ord Distillery itself. It will not be available elsewhere in the UK. The Singleton of Glen Ord is a rich, smooth-tasting, well-balanced whisky with distinctive packaging.

    Glen Ord distillery was founded in 1838, making it one of the oldest in Scotland. Situated on the edge of the Black Isle west of Inverness, Glen Ord continues to malt its own barley and to use the long fermentation and slow distillation methods followed there for generations. For the new Singleton of Glen Ord, a higher proportion of the liquid has been matured in European oak, delivering a rich, smooth-tasting, well-rounded style.

    The new single malt comes in a traditional 19th century-style blue glass flask with fresh, modern labelling with scripted lettering, a salmon emblem and back-label detail on the Glen Ord distillery giving it strong visual presence.
     

    Gradings
    5 Visitor Attraction
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    January to March
    Mon - Fri 1100 - 1600

    April - October
    Mon - Saturday 1000 - 1700
    Also Sun June to August 1200 - 1700

    October to December
    Mon - Fri 1100 - 1600

    Festive Tour Times
    Pleasse visit our website for details.

    Best for

    • Whisky Selection

    Facilities

    • ASVA Member
    • Disabled toilets
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Picnic Area

    Location

    • Village Location
    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non smokers
    • Groups Welcome
    • Young People
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Children Welcome

    Children

    • Children Welcome

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Coach Parking
    • Disabled Parking
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Road Directions

    From the South

    Follow the A9 (Perth-Inverness road) north over the Kessock Bridge to the Tore Roundabout, 7 miles north of Inverness. From the roundabout take the A832, which is the 1st exit and is signposted for Muir of Ord and Glen Ord distillery. Entering the village go straight on at the junction, over the railway bridge and take the 1st left. The distillery is 0.75 miles along this road.

    From the North

    Leave the A9 (Thurso-Inverness road) at the roundabout 5 miles south of Alness and take the 2nd exit signposted for Dingwall and Muir of Ord. Continue along the A862 through Dingwall, at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit signposted Maryburgh and Muir of Ord. Entering Muir of Ord take a right turn just before the railway bridge at the signpost for Glen Ord distillery.

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Muir of Ord railway station is situated in the middle of the village. On leaving the train head up the steps onto road bridge going over the railway. From here you will see the signs for Glen Ord Distillery approx. a 10-minute walk.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- Inverness airport is approximately a 35 minute drive from Muir of Ord.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the information point
      • the ticket issuing point

    Parking

    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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