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Royal Lochnagar Distillery

Deeside Tourist Route

Follow the path of the River Dee to Royal Lochnagar Distillery and book onto a tour of this picturesque Highland whisky distillery. Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert, were reportedly keen whisky drinkers and visited the distillery in 1848 for what would be its first ever tour. They enjoyed the whisky so much Victoria granted the distillery its Royal Warrant shortly afterwards. On your tour you’ll learn about the whisky making process, see all the equipment and can even enjoy a free sample at the end. Nearby why not visit Balmoral Castle, which was built by Victoria and Albert and is now owned by Her Majesty The Queen, or Crathie Kirk, which is often visited by the Royal Family during their stays at Balmoral.

You are 54 miles through this 108 mile route
The mileage is estimated for guidance only. Please check exact directions and traffic conditions before you begin your journey

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