Whisky and Chocolate - a match made in heaven! Dalwhinnie Distillery tours and tastings offer something a little different.
Dalwhinnie Distillery is home to a famous Highland Single Malt Whisky renowned for its gentle flavours accentuated with notes of heather honey, citrus, vanilla and sweet malt. The site of the distillery was chosen for its access to clear spring water and abundant peat from the surrounding bogs. Set in splendid mountain scenery at the heart of the Cairngorm National Park, Dalwhinnie is the highest distillery in Scotland at 1164 feet above sea level. The name Dalwhinnie is derived from the Gaelic language, meaning ‘meeting place’, referring to the meeting of ancient cattle drovers' routes through the mountains.
The Dalwhinnie Distillery Tour £12 Book Now: Take a distillery tour that gives you an explanation of the traditional art of malt whisky distilling. Afterwards sample 2 Dalwhinnie single malts with specially selected chocolate that combines beautifully with the whisky. A guide will also give you advice on the best way to appreciate whisky and suggest other food combinations. End on a high note as all adults recieve a complimentary Dalwhinnie whisky glass.
Other tour options are available at Dalwhinnie Distillery
And those who have no time for either a tour or tasting are most welcome to relax in the visitor centre, watch a short DVD, or browse an extensive selection of fine malt whiskies on sale.
Getting there by Road
Dalwhinnie is 1.5 hours south of Inverness on the A9, 2 hours north of Edinburgh on the A9 and 1 hour east of Fort William on the A86 and A82. Located close to the A9 and A86, its central location makes it a great base for exploring other single malt distilleries and is only a short drive away from Aviemore, Pitlochry and Fort William.
By rail - the distillery is only a 10/15 minute walk from Dalwhinnie railway station.