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Very informative!!

Excellent tour in the most traditional of distilleries. I knew what to expect but the Americans on... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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We have visited a number of Distilleries but Springbank is quite unique. Everything is done on site... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rebecca H
Armadale, United Kingdom
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Springbank Distillery is one of the main visitor attractions in Campbeltown, Kintyre. It is one of three distilleries remaining in Campbeltown which, in the 19th century, was classed as 'The Whisky Capital of the World'. Established in 1828...more
85 Longrow, Campbeltown PA28 6EX, Scotland
+44 1586 552085
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent tour in the most traditional of distilleries. I knew what to expect but the Americans on my tour were amazed. The tour guide was by far the best I have come across knowledge wise (10am 21st sept). Unfortunately I had to leave the tour...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited a number of Distilleries but Springbank is quite unique. Everything is done on site including the bottling and labelling. The guided tour was most informative and we also took in the Glengyle Distillery which is on the same site. One traditional and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative about traditional methods, so a great place for comparison of times/methods with many of the distilleries throughout the Speyside region. Excellent tasting room. Be aware that if you are driving you will get a takeaway bottle which may lesson the fun but increase...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really good tour around the Springbank and Glengyle distilleries. The tour guide was very knowledgable and I learnt a lot about not only the process but also the influence of Campbeltown on the whiskey world and how the landscape has changed over the...More

Thank George H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a malt whisky trail, we started in Campbelltown at Springbank Distillery. After that, we went over to Islay to visit others. The Springbank was by far the best we went to. They were extremely friendly in a homely and not too formal way. We...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Great tour from Mhairi. I have been on a few distillery tours but this one was easily the best. A traditional family run business and a great whisky.

Thank David L
Reviewed 5 August 2018

When one is in Campbeltown one has to visit this great independent distillery. There are several tours that can be booked, from standard to comprehensive. Our tour was very nice, informative and best of all take as many pictures as you like. After the tour...More

1  Thank Huurman1968
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable tour by our very knowledgeable tour guide Craig. For £7 you get a tour, a taste and a miniature bottle to take a way. Recommend booking in advance.

1  Thank Darryl J
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I have visited quite a few distilleries in Scotland, but this tour was the best yet. We had a very informative and friendly guide who was able to answer all of our questions since she had been working at the distillery for quite a few...More

Thank DHodgeD
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The tour guide Cara was well informed and very knowledgeable about the whiskey making process and very confident talking in front of us rowdy Barnsley lads, and also could take banter really well. The whiskey is beautiful shame I couldn’t get anymore without buying it....More

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14 March 2017|
Response from ItsTerry | Reviewed this property |
It started in the morning around 10:00 but I can't remember for sure. You can email them to find out for sure. We walked around town with a very nice guy from Springbank who pointed out the locations of several of the old... More
20 February 2017|
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Response from StephLor | Reviewed this property |
about 2 hrs enjoy