Speyside's Malt Whisky Trail
Scotland's Malt Whisky Trail is the only trail of its kind in the world. Set in the heart of stunning Speyside, this trail takes in seven world-famous working distilleries, one historic distillery and the fascinating Speyside Cooperage.
Speyside is often called 'Malt Whisky Country' as its home to more than half of Scotland's malt whisky distilleries and is one of the country’s five whisky regions.
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Giorno 1 Glenlivet, Knockando, Craigellachie
Your whisky adventure begins deep in the heart of Speyside. After your first distillery visit, you’ll follow the River Spey north to Knockando for the second distillery before heading west to Craigellachie to round your day off with a visit to the UK’s only working cooperage.
A guided tour of Glenlivet Distillery will give you an insight into the intriguing history of this spectacular single malt. Treat your senses as you enjoy a dram drawn straight from a cask in Warehouse No.3, followed by the chance to taste two further samples in surrounds of the dram room.
Cardhu Distillery offers a range of experiences for you to learn more about the Speyside malt enjoyed both on its own, and as the heart of Johnnie Walker whiskies.
There are full-sensory tours, tutored whisky tastings and challenges.Did you know?
Cardhu was the first distillery to be officially pioneered by a woman.
Discover the spectacular Speyside Cooperage in Dufftown, considered by many to be the heart of the Speyside whisky region.
This is the only working cooperage in the UK. Witness the ancient art of creating whisky barrels using traditional tools and methods.
Giorno 2 Dufftown, Rothes, Keith
The second part of your whisky adventure is a day in whisky heaven, with tours of three working distilleries. Today continues in Dufftown, the 'Malt Whisky Capital' of the world.
Glenfiddich Distillery Dufftown
Glenfiddich Distillery was built by William Grant and his family over a period of 18 months. It’s one of the few single malt distilleries to remain family owned.
Learn about the maverick whisky makers, the history of Glenfiddich and the whisky making process on their tour. The tour ends with a selection of samples, or a drivers’ tasting pack to take away.Scopri di più su: Glenfiddich Distillery
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The first drops of whisky flowed from the stills on Christmas Day in 1887.
Glen Grant Distillery
Glen Grant Distillery is the only Scotch whisky distillery named after its founding owners. Explore the distillery's beautiful Victorian Garden then take a guided tour or private tasting session to find out more about the distinctive dram.
Strathisla Distillery is the oldest operating distillery in the Highlands, dating back to 1786. The distillery's fantastic tours will give you an insight into the art of blending as the distillery produces a range of Chivas Regal premium blended whiskies alongside its single malt Strathisla 12-Year-Old.
Giorno 3 Elgin, Forres
Your final day on the Malt Whisky Trail begins in the charming town of Elgin with a tour of Glen Moray Distillery. Afterwards travel west to Forres and tour Benromach Distillery before finishing at the final distillery, Dallas Dhu.
Glen Moray Distillery
Watch the small, dedicated team at Glen Moray Distillery craft the single malt on a tour. This is a friendly and informal working distillery, with experienced tour guides eager to share the 100-year-story.
Take a tour of Benromach Distillery to find out more about this family of whisky-lovers who rely on the distillers’ expertise and senses to make the finest handmade whisky. All of the casks are hand-filled, individually weighed, stencilled by hand, and stowed in traditional dunnage warehouses.Did you know?
Benromach Distillery is home to the world's first fully certified organic single malt.
Dallas Dhu Historic Distillery
Dallas Dhu is no longer an operating distillery but is a great place to hear more about how whisky was once made. On your visit, you can learn more about the malt barn, kiln, mash tun, washbacks, still house and bonded warehouses.
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