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Highland Park Distillery

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Address: Holm Rd | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1SU, Kirkwall, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 1856 874619
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Home of "The Best Spirit in the World"

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Go Connoisseur - You Will Not Regret It

We had done several distillery tours around Scotland but saved the best for last. We arrived via air from Aberdeen and the distillery arranged for a car to meet us at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
bdkais
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had done several distillery tours around Scotland but saved the best for last. We arrived via air from Aberdeen and the distillery arranged for a car to meet us at the terminal and escort us to the distillery for our tour (very nice touch!) We opted for the Connoisseur Tour which introduced us to James (who knows a thing... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A one hour tour and tasting in this historic distillery. You need to book in advance during cruise/bus-tour season. Informative but not overwhelming. The nature of these sorts of tours have changed in recent years with more people doing them. Many have become more commercial and rudimentary but this is still worth it (particularly when you cost the "free" gift... More 

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Keith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting tour with excellent guide. Coming from Speyside it was great to see an Island Distillery

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have joined the rather expensive Magnus Eunson Tour but didn't regret it at all! I have visited more than 10 Distilleries in Scotland and Highland Park was among the 2 best tours I've attended, probably even the best! After watching a nice short film about Orkney and Highland Park we got our distillery tour. Afterwards we got our first dram,... More 

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Sale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was with friends. We decided to walk from the town - it's a steady uphill walk of about a mile. We booked on a tour. You're given price choices, which are entirely related to how many whiskies you get to try at the end of the tour! The tour itself is the same for everyone. The distillery was quiet,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While travelling around the West mainland of Orkney we chanced in on the Highland Park Distillery. Having previously visited many distilleries on the mainland and the Scottish islands we intimated to the guide that we did not need the full tour. Instead we were invited to watch a short video. This incurred a small charge of £3.50 each which allowed... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked on to the 'best spirits' tour which is £20 and offers a tour as well as a tasting of 3 whiskies with a whisky expert - you also get to keep the nosing glass at the end which is a fantastic souvenir from the visit. Steeped in history this is a truly interesting place to visit, whether you... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have loved Highland Park Whiskey for many years - you can imagine how excited we were to actually get to visit!! The tour was informative and enjoyable - the tastings were excellent. To commemorate our visit, we splurged and purchased the special Distillery Cask bottle while onsite - my husband was so excited I thought he... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well established distillery that offers tours and information about their product. The distillery is located right at the edge of Kirkwall.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well organised visitor area, good selection of whiskies most of them well above my pocket £3750.00 looked like a nice one. No production going on but did get to see everyone everything. Staff well briefed on subject.

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