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Address: | Lochy Bridge, Fort William PH33 6TJ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1397 700200
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We had visited distilleries before. The tour was delivering the information but lacked a personal touch and passion.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
neumanth
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had visited distilleries before. The tour was delivering the information but lacked a personal touch and passion.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable...worth a visit..deals with the all aspects of the manufacturer of the whisky.....video was very good and both guides were excellent

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Islay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In many ways different from other distillery experiences but well worth the visit. Hector McDram was an entertaining introduction and the distillery itself provided another perspective of whisky distilling in Scotland. Loved seeing the stills from below! Guide gave a great tour, tailored to our background, followed by an excellent tasting! Unfortunately didn't have time to sample the cafe.

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Bowmore, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having driven past this distillery loads of times, we finally made a point of doing a tour here. There are a lot of very mixed reviews here about the distillery, but I think that each tour is something that you should experience without prejudice and on it's own merits. We started the tour with the inimitable Hector McDram, telling us... More 

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and welcoming. We missed the tour times unfortunately but visited the shop. A staff member was really helpful, taking us through some of the whiskeys. Found a surprisingly lovely blended whiskey.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Gregor as our tour guide. He was very informative, knew so much about the history of the distillery, and was able to answer all the questions the group threw at him. The tour lasted an hour, finished off with some whisky sampling. I would highly recommend this tour.

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Herndon, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

A mildly informative tour was preceded by a cute video about the origins of whisky. It was impressive to look behind the distillery to the source of its water, Ben Nevis. The tour was followed by a brief tasting. No frills but enjoyable.

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Lanark, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Initially you think this is a resonably priced distillery tour - at a fiver seems like a bargain to while away an hour...but the tour was very short. Video was broken, the guide vaguely answered questions from the other 'tourists'. Then at the end of the tour we were given a very small taste of a blended whisky. (I felt... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

teh tour was cheap really and the young lad who took us round know the facts and was able to any questions posed for the 5 ounds entry fee it was worth it as you get avoucher for money off in the shop. fills a little time inbetween other activities

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Thank Pringle29
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

The distillery is a bit out of town but clearly within walking distance of town. Call and make a reservation for the tour you want. The do a nicely done informative tour with a tasting at the end.

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