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Glengoyne Distillery

Dumgoyne (near Killearn), Glasgow G63 9LB, Scotland
+44 1360 550254
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Ranked #12 of 78 Activities in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Distilleries
Owner description: Often described as "Scotland's Most Beautiful Distillery", Glengoyne is open all year for guided distillery tours, whisky tastings and special events.... more » Owner description: Often described as "Scotland's Most Beautiful Distillery", Glengoyne is open all year for guided distillery tours, whisky tastings and special events. Just a short drive from Glasgow, Stirling and Loch Lomond, this traditional, hard working distillery has been flourishing since 1833. Glengoyne's range of in-depth distillery tours, whisky tasting sessions, private dining and unique hospitality includes the legendary Master Blender tour where guests create their very own individual whisky to take home. « less
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WEST MIDLANDS
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Excellent tour with a very knowledgeable guide who answered all our questions. Lovely gift shop at the end of the tour.

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Nice, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

An excellent tour, very informative done in a fun, relaxed manor. The staff were very good, particularly our guide Kathy. Glengoyne distillery is a great asset to Scottish whisky.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This family owned distillery is small, traditional and still doing everything very slowly. Their knowledge of the product and the process was exciting to experience. They offer a variety of tours from £7.50 through to £20. We spent a wonderful hour with an experienced guide exploring the site and tasting the most beautiful whiskey.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Stopped in onroute from Glasgow to Loch Lomond (its about 30-40minutes drive from Glasgow). The tour is well priced, runs at a good pace with fun yet informative guides. Our tour came with two tastings. The distillery is small, which makes it personable and allows you to see all the process. You were introduced with a video, that gave you... More

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Hawkhurst, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The staff here are absolutely excellent. I have been here a few times now, but on this particular visit I brought some guests to initiate/educate them to the wonderful world of scotch whisky. I also bottled a very nice cask strength whisky to celebrate our wedding, (which tasted lovely by the way) and the staff were only too happy to... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday, staff were very friendly and helpful and the (wee dram) tour was very good. Further tastings occurred in the shop before we departed with several delicious bottles ;-) No charge was made for our 6 year old daughter and despite being a Sunday, the stills were in operation. A reasonable amount of parking is provided over... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We loved this tour! When travelling around Scotland, make sure you visit one whisky distillery, it's very interesting all the process behind. The Glengoyne Distillery, is very tourist friendly, the staff is very polite, efficient and the tour is very informative. We also did the tasting with and 12 and 18 year whisky, which by the way was really nice.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Was lucky to win a managers tour on Facebook and what a day! Great distillery and outstanding staff too,what a wonderfull day to be had here, lovey setting and great whisky. If you want to see a distillery go to this. The manger Robbie Hughes is so approachable and you probably see him wandering around! I'll def be back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great 45 minute tour of the facilities. If you like whisky this is a good tour (£7.50 for the entry tour with plenty if wider options to taste their range). Staff are friendly and plenty of parking in the "lowlands" across the road. They do accept children on the tours but be warned you may encounter large coach tours and... More

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Woking
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We saw this on the map, whilst walking the west highland way, full of history and whisky. Friendly staff who take you on a tour.

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