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Address: | Lochy Bridge, Fort William PH33 6TJ, Scotland
Phone Number: 01397 700200
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Interesting tour

Our tour guide John gave us an interesting tour of the history and processes of the distillery..then of course a wee dram at the end. All the staff were very polite, friendly and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Danielle B
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London, United Kingdom
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52 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We had a wonderful and personable guide in John. He was a delight and filled with more knowledge about whisky in his little pinky than most "experts" have in their whole body. The brew is quite good and as a bonus they have highland cows in the parking lot for photo ops. The only problem we had was purchasing. They... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Our tour guide John gave us an interesting tour of the history and processes of the distillery..then of course a wee dram at the end. All the staff were very polite, friendly and helpful. Definitely worth a visit. Not expensive. £10 per couple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We visited on spec on Good Friday. Welcomed despite the tour clearly being busy already. Our guide gave a fascinating and objective insight into the production process and the factors influencing the flavour of their own and other whiskies, busting a few myths along the way. Where he had to compete with production noise, he went to the trouble of... More 

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8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Great, very informative, but again, if your boring and expect a full bottle of single malt for your 5 quid, dont go, simple. I don't really bother with whisky but certainly do after this......guide was excellent and attentive, he explained all that well that even my 13 yr old understood.... Well worth a fiver......go....

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

i came here with the chamber on a tour and a man by the name of John shown us around, really knowledgeable guy. The distillery its self is amazing as is the whisky, we tasted a few samples at the end and had some sandwiches/ tea coffee, was made to feel welcome from start to finish. Thank you. Lea ADS

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Thank you John for your very informative tour, he stayed back late especially to give our group a tour and tasting.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

we where a group visiting Fort William and booked a tour , our guide was John great guy, very informative and a lot of fun, will go back next time in Fort William and would recommend to everyone

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I came in with a small group of visitors to Scotland who I was guiding, asked about tour availability, was taken immediately for a visit. started with a fun but corny video, a highly informative tour and a taste of their whisky. Lasted an hour great value for £5.00. I would have give 5* but although redecoration is underway ,... More 

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Well, I don't know what is going on there - all very strange and don't feel comfortable writing about it on here really... The tour itself was not very good, enjoyed it the least from all five distilleries we visited. Whisky tasted was also not all that actually - would not recommend a visit at all - there are TONS... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Stayed in a local b and b just 100m away (see separate review) and went here to visit because we couldn't go snowboarding - too windy. I t was cold wet and miserable outside but on entering we were greeted with a friendly warm welcome and a lot of banter. Our tour was an hour long (£10.00 for two of... More 

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