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Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre

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Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre in the beautiful East Neuk of Fife opened its doors in December 2014. The whisky distillery is situated between St. Andrews and Crail, close to the world famous Kingsbarns championship golf course. The...more
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East Newhall Farm, Kingsbarns, St. Andrews KY16 8QE, Scotland
+44 1333 451300
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely modern building for the visitor centre. Nice shop too but expensive. We did the gin tour with Dot who was lovely. It was very informative however there is not much to see (compared to a whiskey tour). We were sat in a meeting room...More

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

Brilliant day out, gorgeous setting and a gorgeous building. Gordan our tour guide was so interesting and kept everyone on the tour involved. Would definitely recommend and will definitely be back!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I first visited the distillery when it was first opened with friends from America. That was before the whisky was matured enough for tastings and sales. This time I visited to buy souvenirs and for a bite to eat in the cafe. All staff were...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Raith_dave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit to the Kingsbarns distillery has been greatly enhanced by our guide Louise who with a lot of energy, enthusiasm and knowledge led us through the site and the tasting session for an hour. The visitor centre is spacious, modern and welcoming. The staff...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AnneP3818
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really interesting time at Kingsbarns distillery today. We went on the Kingsbarns tour and our guide David was fantastic. He was friendly, very knowledgeable and responsive to his audience. He made the whole tour fun and enjoyable as well as informative. The...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank toriiom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this charming distillery for their afternoon whisky tour midweek. The tour was absolutely fantastic, very informative and our guide Louise was fab and we also got to speak briefly with the distillery manager! An interesting distillery that will hopefully produce some great whisky in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RossDavidBarr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a gin tour as we were in St. Andrews for a couple of days, very modern and bright, the tour guide, Andrea, was very knowledgeable and made it very interesting, got to try a few gins and the driver got his to take home....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in today for a nosey and left with a nice malt for my collection. The staff are so accommodating and knowledgeable my wife and daughter tried a few of the gins so we will be back for a tour soon Thank you to all

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DazLynne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only distillery that I have visited which draws its water from a subterranean artesian well. As part of the visit you get to taste the water and how refreshing it is. The visitor centre is well organised and well laid out and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BigDave1958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here with my 91 year old mother. I knew this was a new build and therefore should be disabled friendly. The disabled parking was right beside the lovely smooth path. The doors were wide and, even better, a lovely member of staff saw...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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January 8, 2019|
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Response from Rebecca G | Reviewed this property |
8 PS for seniors - count on the cost of the transportation to get there - we took the bus....
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Response from The-Old-Scribe | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I hope you enjoy your trip. Distillery choices depend on your spirits of choice. There are now many craft gin distilleries across the UK, but because you asked in the context of a Scotch whisky review, I will stick to... More
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Response from Roblx | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does, it is mainly on 1 level but has a lift t (elevator) to the tasting room.