Scotland’s Famous Whisky

Whisky is one of Scotland’s biggest and best exports. Whisky can only be called Scotch if it is distilled and matured in Scotland. That made in other countries may be whisky (or whiskey) but it’s not Scotch! Hire a motorhome from us and create your own trip around the hundreds of distilleries around the country.

Below is just a few we have picked out from the different areas of Scotland, but use the links provided to search through the extensive lists and get planning your very own whiskey trail in our motorhomes.

Speyside Distilleries

Aberlour
www.aberlour.com
Banffshire, A95, Aberlour AB38 9PJ
Aberlour is a distillery of Speyside single malt Scotch whisky, in Aberlour, Strathspey, Scotland, at the confluence of the rivers Lour and Spey near Ben Rinnes.

Benromach
www.benromach.com
Invererne Rd, Forres IV36 3EB
The smallest working distillery in Speyside, Benromach offers you not just a guided tour with the rare chance to meet the people who own the distillery.

Cragganmore Distillery
www.malts.com/en-row/distilleries/cragganmore/
Cragganmore, Ballindalloch AB37 9AB
One of the Classic Malt Distilleries located on the banks of the river Spey close to Ballindaloch Castle. Tours are available but limited and only on appointment from august to September.

Dalwhinnie Distillery
www.malts.com/en-row/distilleries/dalwhinnie/
Dalwhinnie PH19 1AA
Dalwhinnie Distillery, situated in the Highland village of Dalwhinnie in Scotland, produces Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

Glenfiddich Distillery
www.glenfiddich.com/distillery/
Dufftown, Keith AB55 4DH
The World’s most awarded single malt Scotch whisky and one of the last remaining family distilleries.

Glenlivet Distillery
www.theglenlivet.com/en-gb/agegate/?url=%2Fen-gb
Castleton Of Blairfindy, Glenlivet AB37 9DB
Glenlivet distillery is gorgeously situated in a lovely Speyside Valley. Established in 1824 by George Smith. Opening times April to November monday to friday 09.30 to 16.00 hours.

The Macallan Distillery
www.themacallan.com/visit
Macallan Distillery, Easter Elchies, Charlestown of Aberlour AB38 9RX
Easter Elchies House, spiritual home of The Macallan. Opening Times: Easter – Oct, Mon to Sat, 9.30am till 5pm November – Easter, Mon to Fri, 9.30am till 5pm (Last guided tour 3.30pm.).

Glen Moray
www.glenmoray.com
Since 1897 Glen Moray Distillery has been producing Glen Moray in Elgin. The distillery has a classic farmhouse layout with a courthouse in the centre. Tours are far more informal here and start from just £5.

Islay Distilleries

Ardbeg
www.ardbeg.com/en-FR/
Port Ellen, Isle of Islay PA42 7EA
For over 200 years, Ardbeg has been made on the small, remote Scottish Isle of Islay. You can get to Ardbeg in your campervan from Port Ellen.

Bowmore
www.bowmore.com/age-gate?ref=/
Bowmore Distillery, School Street, Bowmore PA43 7JS
Bowmore was the first of Islay’s distilleries to receive a licence, springing fully-formed into official existence in 1779. It is situated on the shores of Loch Indaal, right in the middle of the pretty town of Bowmore.

Lagavulin
www.malts.com/en-row/distilleries/lagavulin/
Distillery Cottages, Lagavulin, Isle of Islay PA42 7DZ
The distillery of Lagavulin on Islay officially dates from 1816, though records show illegal distillation on the site as far back as 1742. The distillery is located in a small bay near the south coast of Islay near the ruins of Dunyveg Castle.

Laphroaig
www.laphroaig.com
Port Ellen, Isle of Islay PA42 7DU
Laphroaig Single Malt peated Whisky from Islay. It Is dubbed the “ most richly flavoured scotch whisky in the World”. This strong whiskey is located beautifully situated in the south of Islay

Highlands

Glen Ord
www.malts.com/en-sg/distilleries/glen-ord/
Muir of Ord IV6 7UJ
It is the only remaining single malt scotch whisky distillery on the Black Isle. Its principal product is an eponymous 12-year-old single malt whisky.

Dalwhinnie
www.malts.com/en-row/distilleries/dalwhinnie/
Dalwhinnie PH19 1AA
Located in the Highland village of Dalwhinnie in Scotland, it produces Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Renowned for its gentle flavours accentuated with notes of heather honey, citrus, vanilla and sweet malt.

Glenmorangie
www.glenmorangie.com
A9, Tain IV19 1PZ
Located in Tain, Ross-shire, Scotland, that produces single malt Scotch whisky. The distillery main product is the range of Glenmorangie single malt whiskies.

Oban
www.malts.com/en-row/distilleries/oban/
Stafford St, Oban PA34 5NH
Oban Distillery is both one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland and one of the smallest with just two pot stills. It is nestled beneath the steep cliff that overlooks Oban.

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