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Deanston Distillery & Visitor Centre

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Address: Deanston Distillery Near Doune, Stirling FK16 6AG, Scotland
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+44 1786 843010
10:00 - 17:00
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Deanston Distillery is located 8 miles north of Stirling on the A84 near...

Deanston Distillery is located 8 miles north of Stirling on the A84 near Doune, at the gateway to the dramatic Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. No ordinary 'run of the mill' whisky tour, we are just 45 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Visit us and experience our traditional open mash tun, gleaming copper stills and our maturation warehouse 2b. During your visit taste our distinctive single malt whisky which is fruity with a malty spiciness on the palate. Our distillery cafe, The Coffee Bothy is the ideal place to sit back and enjoy a leisurely lunch or coffee and cake. Either 'pre-tour' or 'apres-tour' make time to visit The Coffee Bothy where all our food is freshly prepared and handmade in the distillery kitchen. Our friendly and knowledgable team look forward to welcoming you to Deanston Distillery. - Free Parking - Disabled Access - Distillery Shop - Distillery CafeAdditional Information:Set in the heart of Scotland, Deanston Distillery is an ideal starting point to take in the best of what Scotland has to offer. Having visited our whisky distillery other Scottish icons nearby include castles, lochs, glens and wild animals! Doune Castle, backdrop to the Monty Python film 'Knights of the Holy Grail' is 20 minutes walking distance, Stirling Castle the favoured residence of Scotland's Kings and Queens only 8 miles away. Loch Katrine surrounded by beautiful scenery is 30 minutes by car and the Blair Drummond Safari Park just down the road. Combined with the local villages of Doune, Callander, Dunblane and the City of Stirling there is much to see and do.

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Good For Whiskey Lovers.

If you want to find out how they make whiskey this tour is for you. The actual tour last no longer than an hour and is really interesting.The man who took our tour was lovely and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Naeve S
Scotland, United Kingdom
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to find out how they make whiskey this tour is for you. The actual tour last no longer than an hour and is really interesting.The man who took our tour was lovely and so were all the staff. At the end of the tour you get to sample of the whisky they have to offer. All in... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great tour of the distillery this afternoon - Gregor the guide was knowledgeable, humorous & honest. Paid £25 for the 4tasting whiskys with chocolate which I thought great value (and made sure someone else was driving!!) Apart from learning loads about the distilling process the best part was that, at no point, was anyone pushing a sale and... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was very interesting. The guide was knowledgeable and down to earth. The tasting was fun. Some in our family that aren’t whiskey drinkers put their tasting sample into some hot chocolate we bought from the café and enjoyed it very much. We also ate at their café, which had delicious food, especially the soup.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We completed the tour of this distillary and found it very through. Staff was friendly and I would highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

A good informative tour, reasonably priced at GBP 7 including the tasting, the restaurant is also available for food, a nice range of sandwiches and salads are available as well as teas and coffees

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had a great tour given by Gregor. We started with a short video and then a detailed tour of all the steps from distilling to storage. The whiskey barrel storage room was quite impressive. We ended with a tasting or two. Everyone was very friendly and helpful and answered all our questions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We did a tasting only here, and was impressed with the flavor of the whiskey. We are not connoisseurs by any means, but we were able to drink it and taste the differences with the 18 and 20 year scotchs. If we could have purchased a small amount to last us until we left Scotland, we would have bought it;... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

really well presented guided tour of the distillery, albeit at the weekend when no whisky is being made, but equally interesting. As for the tasting - wonderful whisky, and the chocolate tasting option was a great addition with simply exquisite chocolates to compliment the whisky.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Great way to spend an hour if you're in the Stirling area. Harry, our guide was very pleasant and extremely knowledgable. Reasonably priced and a lovely "dram" at the end. A lovely lunch was also enjoyed in the restaurant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We ate in the cafe after some of our group went on a whisky tour and it was AMAZING!!! The food was fantastic! I highly recommend the grilled goat cheese salad! Our servers were Tracy and Victoria and they were absolutley perfect! They were friendly, helpful and worked very well as a team! Thank you so much for a lovely... More 

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