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Bowmore Distillery

School Street, Bowmore PA43 7JS, Scotland
+44 1496 810441
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I would like to say a huge thank you to Lynn and her team.. what a great days training us guys from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ronam655
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Has to be on the list

really enjoyed that his one is "small" distillery. Very nive people, worth to take hte ride there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kudrun
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Lugano, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would like to say a huge thank you to Lynn and her team.. what a great days training us guys from the lochside had... it was absolutely fabulous... thanks to Pamela for her tour of the distillery thanks to Keith for a delicious whisky...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really enjoyed that his one is "small" distillery. Very nive people, worth to take hte ride there and take the time for a tour.

Thank Kudrun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband made reservations for the tour on a Saturday. Being that it is January, and the slow season a lot of distilleries are not open on Saturdays but Bowmore was one of the few that was. Our tour was interesting, made even more interesting...More

Thank Donna T
bowmorevc, other at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning Donna, It is lovely to hear that you were able to visit us on Saturday, I hope that you managed to visit some of the shops on the island after your tour too. We are glad that you enjoyed the tour with Keith...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived a couple of hours before the tour began, but Kim from the visitors centre took us on a tour that was brilliant. She allowed me to turn the malt! Dreams are created here. Thank you Kim and bowmore for being such a special...More

Thank aellituv
bowmorevc, other at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning, Thank you very much for your lovely feedback from your tour here at Bowmore. Kim was delighted to hear that you found the tour interesting and enjoyable. It is a great time of the year to come and visit us because we are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic experience, thank you Bowmore! We had the tour with Kim which lasted about 40 mins showing us around the the whole distillery. We went back to the bar to taste the 12 year old whiskey and has a tipple of the sherry casked...More

Thank travellingtimbo
bowmorevc, other at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning, Thank you very much for taking the time to tell us about your visit to Bowmore. By the sounds of it, you thoroughly enjoyed your experience from start to finish, which is great to hear. I have passed on your kind words to...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived on Saturday morning. Wasn’t expecting the distillery to be open/running tours at this time of the year. I was wrong. We were welcomed in and Lauren took us round the distillery. Lauren was knowledgeable, polite and friendly. The tasting room has great views and...More

Thank francey75
bowmorevc, other at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Francey, I am glad that you were able to get booked on to a tour, the island is very quiet at this time of the year so it is a great time to come and visit us. Lauren was delighted to hear that you...More

Reviewed 14 January 2018

Friendly and knowledgeable, Amy did a wonderful job of keeping us engaged, rolling with the punches and making the entire experience very enjoyable! She was one of the bubbliest and jovial people we have met this entire trip! Great tour- thank you!More

Thank Tara S
bowmorevc, other at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning Tara, Thank you so much for your lovely comments. I am delighted to hear that you found my tour enjoyable and engaging, it means a lot to me to hear such great feedback. I hope that you will be able to come back...More

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

As the oldest working distillery up to now, Bowmore still keep floor malting as part of the process. I’ve been here three times, I’m fond of the atmosphere and friendliness of people, special mention Lauren and HeatherMore

Thank Max W
bowmorevc, other at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Max, It is great to hear that you enjoy visiting us so much, that you keep coming back. We love to welcome visitors back here at Bowmore. I have passed on your kind regards to Lauren and Heather, who are delighted to hear that...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Location is great, tour is sleek and floor maltings always impresses. Bowmore has likeable staff, is a nice dram and generally delivers a good tour. The tasting room looking over the sea is great and location makes it a great tour to do last in...More

Thank Joe H
bowmorevc, other at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Joe, Thanks very much for taking the time to leave us a review of your visit. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the tour and were impressed by the floor maltings. We are very lucky to be one of the few distilleries...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

3rd distillery in 2 days, but by no means boring. Tour guide was very knowledgable and made the whole experience interesting. Coffee and shortbread provided for non whisky drinkers and drivers, with drams to take away if not partaking at the time. Veiwing gallery for...More

Thank DMandJD
bowmorevc, other at Bowmore Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning, Thanks very much for taking the time to leave us a great review. We are delighted to hear that you found the tour interesting and enjoyable and would recommend this experience. We love the view from our tasting room, looking out over the...More

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Eileen P
13 March 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
We did a "distillery tour" from Edinburgh, but it wasn't any of the Hebridean distilleries, it was just a loop of the highlands with a stop-off at Dewar's - not really what I was looking for, as I'm a single malt buff. The... More
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Eileen P
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Response from Per F | Reviewed this property |
Going from Bowmore to Edinburgh will take something between 6,5 and 7 h. It depends on the time table for the ferry, which changed yesterday.
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