Scotland Whisky Trail

From $675.00
5 Days & 4 Nights

Scotland Whisky Trail

  • Tour Speyside's many distilleries sampling renowned drams as you go
  • Balmoral Castle, Scottish home of the royal family, set in the Cairngorm National Park
  • A variety of tours, tastings and masterclasses at iconic single-malt distilleries
  • Imposing Dunnottar Castle perched on the dramatic seacliffs of Aberdeenshire
  • Visit The Quaich Bar and enjoy being guided through their 900-strong whisky collection
Embark on a whisky odyssey around the Scottish Highlands as you explore Perthshire, Royal Deeside and Speyside. Home to half of Scotland's distilleries, Speyside is the heartland for every whisky lover; from aficionado to novice alike. Find your single-malt match, as you tour distilleries sampling malts with soft honey notes like Glenfiddich or the rich sherried drams of Macallan. You might find yourself leaving with more than one or two prized souvenir bottles! Enjoy delicious Highland cuisine as you spend evenings planning the next day's adventure with our information pack brimming with local expertise. All this set against the backdrop of a landscape peppered with centuries-old castles cloaked in legend; from rugged mountainscapes to idyllic countryside, and sweeping coastlines.

Itinerary

Day 1 Edinburgh to Pitlochry through Perthshire and with whisky tastings and visits to castles Day 2 Pitlochry to Craigellachie via the Cairngorms National Park and the Dalwhinnie Distillery Day 3 Explore Speyside with whisky tastings galore at Glenfiddich, Tomintoul and Glenlivet Distilleries Day 4 Craigellachie to Ballater via Royal Deeside, Balmoral Castle and Braemar Day 5 Ballater to Edinburgh with visits to Dunottar Castle and St Andrews. Onward travel
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