The Glenlivet Distillery, Scotland sits in a wild and remote glen, its history laced with drama and intrigue. So, in every bottle of whisky we make, we capture as much of the spirit of the glen as we can. We invite you to the heart of Scotland’s whisky-making country to explore the turbulent history of the whisky smugglers, delve into the intriguing mysteries of distilling and sample the golden magic that is The Glenlivet.
The following tours are available at this award-winning Brand Home:
- The Original (£20 per person) – available Tuesday-Saturday. It’s not easy being an original. Our founder, George Smith, was a visionary and unafraid to break tradition. Learn about the whisky making process and how The Glenlivet became the original Speyside Single Malt with our immersive experience which delves into both our production and history. Enjoy a guided tasting of our core range; The Glenlivet 12-, 15- and 18-year-old.
- The Single Casks (£40 per person) – available Tuesday-Saturday. A tutored tasting of four exclusive Single Cask editions from our Distillery Reserve Collection. This experience allows you to understand the importance of each part of the whisky making process and cask selection. With this collection of whiskies being exclusive to The Glenlivet, this is a rare opportunity to taste side by side how each cask can create its own unique characteristics.
- The Archives (£100 per person) – available Friday-Saturday. Explore the art of maturation with an exclusive tour of our traditional bonded warehouses at The Glenlivet. Immerse yourself in the finely tuned process of cask selection and learn how the oak plays a vital role in defining our whisky. In one of our private tasting rooms, you’ll enjoy an exclusive tutored tasting of a selection of The Glenlivet’s oldest and rarest whiskies including The Glenlivet 30-Year-Old Cellar Collection and a dram from our archives. Please email us for alternative dates for this experience.
We are open 7 days per week with our three experiences available Tuesday-Saturday. You will find an array of immersive experiences within our retail space selling a wide range of exclusive whiskies and a whisky bar where you can enjoy our full selection of The Glenlivet Single Malts including some of our vintage editions or why not try one of our whisky cocktails, classic bar snack pairings. Hot beverages and soft drinks also available.
Roads: The Glenlivet Distillery is located ten miles from Tomintoul, on the B9008. If you have a SatNav please enter the postcode AB37 9DB.
Getting there by railway: The nearest train stations are Keith and Aviemore. Unfortunately, there is no public transport that runs past The Glenlivet Distillery.
Getting there by aeroplane: From Aberdeen Airport go west on A96 towards Inverness. Turn left at Huntly towards Dufftown on B920. Go through Dufftown and take the road towards Tomintoul on B9009. When you reach the junction turn right onto B9008 and follow signs for The Glenlivet Distillery.
We hope to welcome you in the near future. Slàinte!
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