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Highland Park Distillery

Holm Rd | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1SU, Kirkwall, Scotland
+44 1856 874619
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Great view of burning peat!

We were lucky enough to walk in and get on a tour with no other people. Our guide, Graham, was very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dm322016
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Oakland, California
Great tour, great whiskey

We knew we were going through Kirkwall on a cruise so we set the tour up well in advance online... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bruce B
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Denver, Colorado
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Home of "The Best Spirit in the World"
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting room” (14 reviews)
“malting floor” (13 reviews)
“great tour” (30 reviews)
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Holm Rd | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1SU, Kirkwall, Scotland
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+44 1856 874619
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were lucky enough to walk in and get on a tour with no other people. Our guide, Graham, was very welcoming and knowledgeable. It was pretty amazing to see peat burning and smoking in a 200 year old kiln. We also saw all the...More

Thank dm322016
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We knew we were going through Kirkwall on a cruise so we set the tour up well in advance online, and are we glad we did! People were coming in and being told they were sold out, plan your trip so you aren’t disappointed. The...More

1  Thank Bruce B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the tour on the 8th of June. Charlie was an excellent guide, very informative and was able to answer all our extra questions. Enjoyed learning about the process. Liked the fact that out of the four of us we could choose different tasting tours....More

Thank June P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On june 11th we were on The Legends Heroes Tour at Highland Park. Although we preferred the Magnus Eunson Tour (fully booked) we really enjoyed the Legends tour. Our tourguide Charlotte was amazing. Good knowledge of whisky and the process of making. Thanks Charlotte. We’ll...More

Thank Speed B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose the basic £10 tour as I was driving and this was ideal but there are several more to go on. Our guide Graham was excellent, not overloading you with info but enough to understand the whisky making process. We tasted 2 whiskies, the...More

Thank Guy F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

James gave a great tour of the facility, he was funny and informative about the spirit, he Leaf us through a humble & heartfelt tour of the various age statements that can only be delivered by someone who loves their work and the company they...More

Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm making a new review from my overall experience with Highland Park since it got even worst. As I said on my earlier review, I did the premium tour , the Eunson Magnus, (£150,00 - 2 persons) and had many small issues that kept adding...More

Thank Antonio Luiz S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just did the Magnus Eunson tour and what I can say after spending 150 pounds for a couple (just for the tour) is that the least I could expect was not to be rushed out of the tasting room. Even worst was that I...More

2  Thank Antonio S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

£75 might seem a lot for a whisky tour but I can safely say this was the best distillery tour I have been on so far. (And I’ve been on a few) The guide was excellent, both knowledgeable and funny. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour but...More

Thank Alan M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the £20 Heroes tour and this was very pleasant and informative. Nice to see the malting floor and the 200 year old kiln in action. But be aware that at the closing tasting, there was nothing offered for the driver to take the...More

Thank Stephen B
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April 29, 2017|
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Response from Pat R | Property representative |
The cost per adult on a basic tour is £10
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