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Talisker Distillery

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Talisker Distillery is the oldest working distillery on the Isle of Skye, set on the shores of Loch Harport in the village of Carbost. Come and visit us for a tour of the Distillery, see our 5 copper pot stills and the traditional worm tubs that...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Carbost IV47 8SR, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked a tour at Talisker Distillery and thoroughly enjoyed it. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and we enjoyed the dean at the end. Very nice shop too remember your pennies.

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Tho we booked the trip well in advance we couldnt of chosen a better day, with the rain belting down Ronan took us on a warm interesting tour. Very informative and no question was frowned upon. We completed with the Chocolate and Whisky tasting, excellent...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Lee S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I got into single malt whisky back in 2011 and my first buy was a bundle with three different whiskies. Lagavulin, Cragganmore and Talisker. Eight years later I'm finally here. Rowan led the tour for me, my girlfriend and two other guests. His accent was...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank BennieN10
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great visit, very informative ! Cowan explained us how scotch whisky is made and was able to answer all (and we had a lot) our questions ! Really good to understand where the different taste are coming from and nice tasting at the end !...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank julietted1234
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Are you a Whiskey lover? Then this is a must visit. Nice drive out, and spectacular views. Friendly staff. Left with a Dark Storm.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank RoninScot
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gordon was a brilliant guide, very knowledgeable about Talisker and the Isle's history and place names (inherited languages). It was not hurried or lacking in information. It is my favourite whisky anyway but the tasting session of whisky and chocolate was a great experience. I...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank S D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I had the tour through the distillery and enjoyed the guide's knowledge on both the distillery and whisky in Scotland. The Talisker Storm taste at the end certainly warmed our bodies up and we grabbed a bottle of the Distillers Edition which...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Talisker and we arrived on a day they weren’t hosting tours. No bother though! We were really there because it’s a gorgeous location, and to taste a few varieties of whisky at the bar. The Talisker 15 Year Single...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 79katya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the distillery as part of my 30th birthday get away and we loved it! Our tour guide Rowan was friendly, funny and informative and went down a "Storm" with the participants. My only small criticism is that we couldn't quite hear some...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Keirajames1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the 1 hour tour and had a great time. The girl who was showing us the distillery around and the processes followed was really great and made the tour for sure interesting and fun. Talisker Distillery whiskey will be loved from those who...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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May 9, 2019|
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Response from Hartelius | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes - the bar and the shop are both excellent and you can try out all the Taliskers
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July 24, 2018|
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Response from V-Simha | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. But if you husband likes Talisker then the tour is well worth it.
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Response from ecofi | Reviewed this property |
Yes...plastic bag charging came into effect in Scotland ahead of the rest of the UK. Why is this being asked about Tallisker Distillery?
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