Distillery Tours and Whisky Tours from Inverness
Any whisky tour of the malt whisky distilleries of Scotland is a truly unforgettable experience, blending incredible scenery with the best single malt whisky to be found anywhere in the world.
Our top recommended self drive whisky tours and distillery visits are below. These are so much more than just a tasting tour of the "water of life" - you will travel through breath-taking scenery, along spectacular coastlines an d country routes, and past some of the country's most celebrated and stunning historical landmarks.
Our self drive whisky tours are designed to provide inspiration for both the whisky enthusiast and those that wish to experience Scotland's national product as part of a wider tour of the country. The tour of the Malt Whisky Trail is particularly remarkable, allowing as many distillery visits as the constitution can handle in a day!
Glenmorangie Distillery - Glenmorangie Distillery has been producing its Single Highland malt Scotch whisky since 1843. Crafting the delicate spirit is entrusted to the legendary Sixteen Men of Tain. Take a tour of the distillery and you¿ll see these skilled mashmen, stillmen and warehousemen as they go about their daily work.
The guided tour is a uniquely personal experience. There is a superb Distillery Shop which offers a warm Highland welcome, together with a range of whiskies including rare, limited edition bottlings. A selection of books, glasses, local produce and souvenirs is also available. Visit www.glenmorangie.com
Tomatin Distillery - located in the Monadhliath Mountains just south of Inverness. Established in 1897, Tomatin (to rhyme with satin) is also one of the highest distilleries in Scotland at 315 metres above sea level. Tomatin's Visitor Centre, a four star visitor attraction, takes you to the very heart of whisky making. On our tour, our friendly guides will welcome you and talk you through the whole production process, from mashing and distilling to maturation. Following the tour you will be offered a taste of Tomatin 12 year old Highland Single Malt and time to browse our shop. Visit www.tomatin.com for more information
Dalwhinnie Distillery -an opportunity to sample the 'Gentle Spirit' of the glen at one of the highest distilleries in the land. Dalwhinnie is a wonderfully full-bodied, smooth and warming malt whisky. Where it matters, Dalwhinnie retains the old ways. Increasingly rare wooden worm tubs, a landmark outside the distillery distinctive as it’s pagoda roofs, help this remain a spirit of real character. Every adult visitor receives a dram during the tour, and a complimentary Dalwhinnie whisky glass and a discount voucher, which can be redeemed in our shop against any 70cl bottle of Single Malt Whisky. http://www.discovering-distilleries.com/dalwhinnie/
Speyside Malt Whisky Trail
There is a long tradition of Scottish Whisky making in the Grampian Highlands - especially in the Spayside area. Here you will find the fabulous Malt Whisky Trail, the Speyside Malt Whisky Trail - This self-drive whisky tour takes you into the heart of the Speyside malt whisky industry with a journey along the world famous Malt Whisky Trail. Visit the legendary Whisky distilleries of Glenfiddich, Glenlivet and The Macallan set within the splendour of the Spey Valley and the magnificent Cairngorms National Park. The trail includes eight different distilleries each with their own special features, as well as a cooperage. Visit www.maltwhiskytrail.com