1. From Edinburgh: Discovering Malt Whisky Distillery Day Tour
Get better acquainted with Scottish whiskey on this day trip by van from Edinburgh. Explore the distilleries of Glengoyne and Deanston (entry and tastings included after April 1, 2023) and go for a drive along the shores of the famed Loch Lomond. Depart from Edinburgh in the morning aboard a climate-controlled van and relax on the drive west past Stirling castle. Arrive at Glengoyne Distillery and be introduced to the simple but magical process of turning barley, water, and yeast into whisky. Enjoy a tour and two dram tastings (included after April 1, 2023). Unwind with a scenic drive to the shores of Loch Lomond. Stop at a pub where you can purchase a hearty lunch and some local beer (cost not included). After lunch, have the option to go for a short walk to the viewpoint overlooking the loch. Later, make your way to Deanston Distillery where you can take a tour and enjoy a whisky tasting experience (included from April 1, 2023). Explore the features of this distillery that was converted from a cotton mill on the banks of the Teith River. Find out how the distillery produces some unique whisky flavors before returning to Edinburgh with the stories and flavors of single malt whisky fresh in your mind.