Whisky Day Tour from Edinburgh

For avid-whisky lovers and appreciators of stunning scenery, this tour is for you. You’ll get to visit two distilleries: Deanston and Glengoyne, each with a fascinating back story – and samples galore!
Departing

Edinburgh

Price

£550

Duration

8 Hours

Tour Details

This tour is tailored for whisky aficionados and nature enthusiasts alike. Immerse yourself in captivating landscapes as you journey through two renowned distilleries: Deanston and Glengoyne. Explore their rich histories while indulging in generous samples of their finest creations! Along the way, you’ll be driven past some of Scotland’s most remarkable landscapes, from Dukes Pass to Balmaha on Loch Lomond. This is a tour you don’t want to miss!

Itinerary

Starting at your hotel (or location of your choice), your very own personal driver will pick you up to start your adventure.

On the way to the first stop, you’ll pass by the City of Stirling. You’ll catch sight of the magnificent Stirling Castle. Standing tall on Castle Hill, the medieval castle was where Mary Queen of Scots was crowned and spent much of her early childhood.

Set in a truly breathtaking location, Deanston Distillery is the perfect start for your tour. Not only is the whisky fantastic, but the distillery itself also has a fascinating story. The building was originally a cotton mill, before Deanston’s founder was inspired to turn it into a whisky distillery. Using the original lade, the distillery is now self-sufficient by creating its own electricity from the River Teith.

Try a dram or two on your tour, then sit back and relax while your driver takes you to the next stop

Possibly one of Scotland’s most beautiful drives, Dukes Pass will lead you through the winding hills of the Trossachs. Be sure to stop for a few photos and capture every moment with your group.

One of the best places to marvel at the waters of Loch Lomond, Balmaha is a beautiful spot. Get your picture taken next to the Tom Weir Statue with his bobble hat. Tom Weir is one of the most famous Scottish climbers, TV presenters and authors. There’s also a fantastic coffee shop if you fancy a wee coffee and cake!

On the way to Glengoyne, you’ll pass through the tiny village of Drymen. No more than a few houses, it was once a popular stopping place for cattle drovers.

Situated in a quiet glen, Glengoyne Distillery offers the peace and tranquillity you need to fully appreciate every moment, flavour and experience of your whisky tour and tasting.

After sampling the delightful selection of whisky, you can take a stroll up to the local waterfall and admire the beauty of the glen. A perfect way to end the tour before heading back to Edinburgh.

Return to Edinburgh

Tour Map

INCLUSIONS / EXCLUSIONS

Private day tour for up to 7 people.
Expert tour driver with years of knowledge and experience.
Pick up from any central Glasgow location.
Luxurious, Mercedes-Benz MPV as your vehicle with 4G WiFi.
Group WhatsApp for communicating with your driver.
Lunch
Access to attraction(s)
Gratuities
Private day tour for up to 7 people.
Expert tour driver with years of knowledge and experience.
Pick up from any central Glasgow location.
Luxurious, Mercedes-Benz MPV as your vehicle with 4G WiFi.
Group WhatsApp for communicating with your driver.
Lunch
Access to attraction(s)
Gratuities

Important Information

Meeting point
  • Edinburgh or Glasgow, we we come to you! So once you have booked your tour we will be with you at the specified time on the day of the trip!
  • Traveling by Sea? We can pick you up at the Cruise Terminals in and around Edinburgh or Greenock.
  • Don’t worry if you haven’t booked your accommodation yet, you can continue to book and confirm these details with us later.
Contact
  • We typically reconfirm all details no later than 48 hours before your travel date. For extra reassurance our team is here should you have any questions so please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any additional questions.
  • Your guide who will typically aim to be with you 5-10 minutes before your departure time. Unless you tell us otherwise we will always provide the lead passenger’s details which can be used to co-ordinate meeting up should there be any parking restrictions and/or delays at your pick-up point.
  • Upon request, we can arrange a WhatsApp group allowing you to co-ordinate with us and your fellow travellers.
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes and a waterproof jacket is recommended.​
Not allowed
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed).
Covid-19 precautions – Good to Go!
  • Safety measures in place including daily regular Lateral Flow Tests by all our guides.
  • Our vehicles are thoroughly cleaned and sanitised daily.
  • Based on current government guidelines masks are discretionary. ​

Please refer to our FAQ for any additional queries you may, alternatively feel free to contact us if you need to get in touch.

Looking for other tours from Edinburgh? Check out our West Highland Day Tour and our Loch Ness Day Tour!

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