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Glenkinchie Distillery: Tours & Tickets

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Glenkinchie Distillery lies in the heart of the East Lothian countryside, 15 miles from Edinburgh. Why not pay a visit to see how we produce the Edinburgh Malt. After a trip around our museum, where you can see a wonderful model of a distillery, you...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Tranent, Pencaitland EH34 5ET, Scotland
+44 1875 342012
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Reviewed today via mobile

Beautiful place to explore the whiskey experience..must visit place in Scotland... Really enjoyed...

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Vinod t
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guide was very knowledgable , courteous, and friendly person. Enjoyed the tour and learned a lot about whisky making.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Keith was our guide within this such amazing tour. He is a very valuable part of Glenckichie distillery as he informed about all the history, Whisky process and a lot of interesting information about the way of little and big distilleries work like. He has...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank leimbernon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Glenkinchie distillery yesterday and had a fabulous tour guided by Caroline. She was very friendly, imparted great knowledge of the making of whisky and took us around the Glenkinchie distillery. This involved her explaining what part all the machinery played in the process....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Paws4thawt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent compact tour of the malting process: a short history of the distillery, explanations (with exhibits) of the technique, and a taste session at the end. The "Warehouse tour" was well worth it - the guide, Keith, took us to see the warehouse where all...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank YuryM72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely day trip outside of Edinburgh. We booked seats on the bus provided by the distillery and were picked up at Waterloo Place. We had a great guide, Clive, and the visit was very interesting. I only wish we had more opportunity to see the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank theHolmstroms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Glenclinchie Distillery and attend the tour and taster session. Well worth a visit and good value for money. The tour guide Caroline was very nice and very friendly, also very knowledgeable about the whisky distilling/fermenting journey. Would recommend adding this to your itinerary...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank rachelbF9571CR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gawin was our tour guide on the visit on the distillery and he did an impressive job on explaining everything well. The distillery is well maintained with modern equipment and at the same time still keep the old machinery in perfect shape and in production....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank allanj247
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful setting. John walked us through each step of the process, concluding with tasting, stories and plenty of Q&A at the end. Wonderful experience, the whiskey was also excellent. Highly recommended stop for anyone in the area.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Peter E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

our tour guide was knowledgable , charming and a great host. showing us how to taste whiskey to get the most out of the flavour was really good a very enjoyable trip

Date of experience: September 2019
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30 June 2019|
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Response from Von1956 | Reviewed this property |
We did the basic tour with 2 whisky samples. It was enough for us. There are no cafe facilities just crisps chocolate etc.
29 July 2018|
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Response from Kirstin F |
I think there is room in the car park ,it’s not a huge car park but it was almost empty when I went
Alya K
8 March 2016|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
If you google discovering-distilleries All their visitors information is there