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Glenfarclas Distillery

Glenfarclas Distillery Ballindalloch, Ballindalloch AB37 9BD, Scotland
+44 1807 500209
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
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“tasting room”(21 reviews)
“mash tun”(7 reviews)
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Glenfarclas Distillery Ballindalloch, Ballindalloch AB37 9BD, Scotland
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+44 1807 500209
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"family run"
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"tasting room"
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"mash tun"
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"our tour guide"
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"cask strength"
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"take photos"
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"grant family"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful wood"
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"great tour"
in 11 reviews
"great visit"
in 7 reviews
"amazing tasting"
in 2 reviews
"green grass"
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"reception area"
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"production facilities"
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"designated driver"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

During the Speyside Whisky festival myself and 3 friends visited for a special 50th birthday celebration. We did the “through the decades” tour and tasting in the morning and returned for the meal in the evening. This place is excellent, I cannot recommend it enough...More

Thank AndStew
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Small operation, no tour on weekend, but we ended up tasting of the 10 & 15 year old. the 105 & Special. Truly enjoy the tasting and staff was friendly. Recommended if your are in the region.

Thank Christian B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a fantastic couple of hours at the Glenfarclas visitor centre and did the standard tour with our guide Dena . very informative and friendly and fantastic to hear not just about the manufacture but of the long history of this family owned company ....More

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the basic tour (I can't remember the name of it, but it's the one that only costs 7.50 pounds). Our tour guide was knowledgeable, friendly and lively. I am not a big whisky drinker and even I found it was one of...More

Thank Leah K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were too late in booking a tour so just showed up for a tasting of their range. The staff was very friendly and opened two bottles of the 15 and 21 for us even though that is not their normal routine on our request....More

Thank 329anshumang
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the five decades tour with Murray. It was fantastic and so was the tasting. Definitely worth the price!

Thank ChicagoBigHouse
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the connoisseur tasting and it was one of the best bits of value for money I’ve ever had. The tour was personal, friendly, interesting and informative. The tasting itself was done in their beautiful tasting rooms with loads of interaction with the Glenfarclas...More

Thank James B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide Donna was a lovely guide. Very knowledgable and friendly too. Tasted two samples afterwards.

Thank Colin B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did their Classic tour which was a free but my husband got to try two whiskys at the end of the tour and I got a bottled sample as well. The tour guide seemed pretty knowledgeable but English was not her first language and...More

Thank MarjofromBrissie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprisingly personal experience from such a large producer. The tasting was FREE and they were genuinely interested in our tastes. They had no problem pouring generous helpings of 21-year old whiskies. Additionally, the tasting room was beautiful (made from an old German warship!) We bought...More

Thank seanus124
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Steen L
24 July 2017|
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Response from grahamresmith | Reviewed this property |
It took us about two hours as we wanted to see some rooms twice and I asked the guides loads of questions. All the guides were fantastic and very knowledgeable. Then we spent loads more time in th tearoom and shop. Time... More
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Mary B
31 March 2015|
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Response from dergener | Reviewed this property |
Yes, of course - a reservation is required. As they are still independent and try to give their outmost, they kimdly ask for a reservation in advance. I am pretty sure that if you go there without reservation by chance, you... More
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