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Bowmore Distillery

School Street, Bowmore PA43 7JS, Scotland
+44 1496 810441
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“tasting room” (35 reviews)
“great tour” (32 reviews)
“tasting bar” (7 reviews)
School Street, Bowmore PA43 7JS, Scotland
+44 1496 810441
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Reviewed July 12, 2016

~ Working legendary distillery. ~ A tasting trip to the Vault No. 1 a must for any whisky connoisseurs. ~ Spacious and comfortable lounge with good range of special releases for tasting. ~ Welcoming staff.More

Thank Dnlt2014
Management response:Responded August 5, 2016

Thank you very much for your kind words about your visit to Bowmore distillery. It sounds like you really enjoyed the cask tasting in such a magical location- the famous No1 Vaults. We hope to see you back at Bowmore distillery again soon for a...More

Reviewed July 12, 2016

This distillery tour is filled with anecdotes and stories, not to mention delicious whiskey tasting and a glass to keep! The distillery wasn't active when we were there, but the tour guide and her stories made up for it. We weren't at all rushed, and...More

Thank Kacee E
Management response:Responded August 5, 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide us with your lovely feedback from your visit to Bowmore distillery. It is great to hear that we have managed to keep the tours light-hearted and filled with stories and history to ensure that visitors...More

Reviewed July 12, 2016

Popped in a few times while on Islay to see new items in the shop, it never disappoints there is such a variety and well worth a visit as is the tour.More

Thank Sandra F
Management response:Responded August 9, 2016

Good morning Sandra, Thank you very much for your lovely feedback regarding Bowmore Distillery. We are delighted to hear that you keep coming back to visit us and thought that the tour was very worthwhile. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time...More

Reviewed July 9, 2016

One of the great things about this distillery if you are staying in bowmore is that you can walk to it. Very welcoming entrance, nice shop and a whisky tasting room that has a great view. There is accommodation on the site which is highly...More

Thank AOO_13
Management response:Responded August 9, 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience at Bowmore Distillery. We are delighted to hear that you found our Visitor Centre welcoming and that you were able to enjoy a dram or two looking over the gorgeous view of the...More

Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We were so excited for this distillery tour as Bowmore is our scotch of choice back home. The tour was only £7 and included two drams of scotch, one at the end and beginning of tour. Sadly the distillery was not operating, but the tour...More

Thank K8Ciara
Reviewed July 5, 2016

We were offered a free tour with our stay at Stillmans Cottage. They were not in production but actually we liked that because we could really see everything. We have been on several distillery tours so this made it very different. Very nice tour guide...More

Thank SusanOly12
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Tried the new Bowmore Distillery cafe. Nice ambiance. Good service. Tried the toasties. Easy to park in the street around Bowmore.

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Visited Bowmore distillery during a recent motorbike trip to Islay. We were made very welcome, were invited to leave all our cumbersome gear behind reception, and were then given a 1.5 hour in-depth tour of the distillery by the very helpful, charming and knowledgeable Lynn,...More

Thank Popeye1966
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Bowmore was the only Islay distillery I hadn't yet toured so this year I was bound to correct this. While my wife did some shopping I took the tour and quite enjoyed it. Due to the recent drought and subsequent lack of water, the distillery...More

Thank jlstuht
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We visited Bowmore on Tuesday 26th June for a tour with a school group (aged 13 to 15). The tour guide, Susan, was both exceptional in her knowledge of the whisky process and in her ability to interact with the teenage group. I would highly...More

Thank Laura H
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Eileen P
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
We did a "distillery tour" from Edinburgh, but it wasn't any of the Hebridean distilleries, it was just a loop of the highlands with a stop-off at Dewar's - not really what I was looking for, as I'm a single malt buff. The... More
Eileen P
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Response from Per F | Reviewed this property |
Going from Bowmore to Edinburgh will take something between 6,5 and 7 h. It depends on the time table for the ferry, which changed yesterday.