1. United Kingdom
  2. Scottish Highlands
  3. Inverness
  4. Glenfiddich Distillery

Speyside Whisky & Moray Firth Tour from Inverness

Product ID: 98433
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Whether you're a whiskey lover or a whiskey learner, get a taste for it in the beautiful region of Speyside. On this tour, get the most out of the region by visiting two distinct distilleries.
About this activity
Duration: 9.5 hours
Starting time 9:15 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Scotland's whisky region, home to around 50% of all Scottish whisky distilleries
  • Taste the national drink and learn about the incredible history, process and flavors
  • Enjoy the gorgeous scenery and explore the ruins of medieval Elgin Cathedral
  • Travel in style in a luxury 16 seat Mercedes mini-coach
Full description
Depart Inverness at 9:15 AM and head to the first distillery of the day. At the Benromach Distillery, prepare to learn all about the ancient process used to make whiskey and get a chance to take an early morning dram.

Next, move on to Elgin, where you can eat lunch, explore the ruins of a cathedral and look for whiskey gifts at a world-famous whiskey shop. After lunch, head off to Glenfiddich Distillery. Have the option here to do a distillery tour or view the nearby Balvenie Castle.

On your final leg of the journey to Inverness, have a photo stop at Speyside Cooperage, one of the largest concentrations of whiskey casks. Finally, return to Inverness at approximately 6:45 PM.
Includes
  • Travel in a luxury, air-conditioned 16–seat mini-coach
  • Services of an experienced, knowledgeable driver/ guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to visitor attractions
  • Meals and refreshments
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Stance 7, Inverness Bus Station, Margaret St, Inverness, IV1 1LT.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Return time is approximately 6:45 PM
• Transportation by top of the range 16 seat Mercedes mini-coach for a more personal experience
• A small group tour with a maximum of 16 passengers allows for more personal service, time with the locals, more time off the bus, more time on the back roads and just more of an authentic, friendly experience
• Time off the bus will give you opportunities to take nature walks, so it is recommended to bring suitable clothing and footwear for your tour
• Minimum age to participate is 18 years old
• You're restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 39 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.9 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Our guide was friendly and gave us a lot of information. The small family distillery we went to first was best place to purchase your single malt as it is not currently distributed in US as they go through a distributor change so is something you can feel special about. They also had a special single cask 230 bottle run only available at the distillery for only 60L but also had some super high end options in the 1200+ range if you want to go big. lol I passed on the Glenfiddich tour since had been there before and went up to the castle ruin a bit up the road from the distillery. The inside of the castle ruin is very interesting photo opp if you do not want to do the long tour. The lemon tea and lemon muffin in the cafe was good and you could still walk around and see the two old delivery vehicles and the older non-duty warehouses.

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July 17, 2018

A delightful whiskey tour , family owned Benromach and Glenfiddich were great . Super tour of the region with a North sea stop , Spey river and Craigellachie bridge, Sueno's stone , Elgin and the Cathedral were charming for our lunch break. I loved the combo and interests , Scottish music was delightful, as was Helen , our guide , a rare precious Scottish jewel herself . A talented highlander tale weaver ! I highly recommend a day from Inverness with this Rabbie Clan , a memorable journey indeed.

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Rabbie's Small Group Tours

Product ID: 98433