Day One & Two
Accommodation: The Machrie Hotel
- Travelling through Loch Lomond and the Troassachs National Park.
- Lunch at a fine seafood restaurant: Loch Fine Oyster.
- Take a ferry to Isle of Islay while experiencing outstanding views.
- Explore Isle of Islay, The Mochrie Hotel and Spa and Golf Links is nestled beside miles of immaculate beaches in the Inner Hebrides.
- Visit Kildalton Cross, one of the finest Celtic Crosses found in the world.
- Begin Visiting Ardbeg Distillery where the distillery has won many prestigious awards for its single Malt over the years.
- Lagavulin distillery will be the next stop. Peated malt, lengthy distillation and long maturation together make sure Lagavulin develops an intricate, rich, peaty nature.
- Final Distillery of the day will be Laphroaig. This is where you will enjoy a guided tour through the maltings, mashing, stilling and warehouse of the historic distillery.
- Return to Mochrie Hotel to enjoy the evening to yourself.
Accommodation: The Ugadale Hotel
- Begin the day by taking a ferry back to Kennacraig.
- You will explore the famous distilleries in Campbeltown: it is the oldest independent family-owned distillery in the country.
- Following, Glen Scotia will be your next stop, one of Scotland’s smallest Scotch whisky distilleries.
- The last stop of the day will be to tour the newest, old distillery in Campbeltown, Glengyle. Despite its small scale production they continue to produce the award winning single malt.
Accommodation: Isle Of Eriska Hotel
- You will begin your day by travelling to Inveraray Castle: It is the ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll, chief of the Clan Campbell and is a must-see location on the West Coast of Scotland.
- Moving on you will arrive at Oban Distillery. Founded in 1794, the distillery is in the heart of the town and as you take a tour you will take in all of its history and take a tasting from one of Scotland’s oldest sources of Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
- For lunch you will stop at the award-winning gourmet and seafood in Port Appin, Airds. You will then be taken to stay on the private island of which the Isle of Eriska Hotel is situated. it provides gorgeous views looking over Loch Linnhe as well as the sensational Morvern Mountains beyond.
Day Five & Six
Accommodation: Boath House
- This day will begin with a drive, taking in some of Scotland’s most majestic mountains and landscapes
- You will stop at the picturesque Glencoe village. The deep valley and soaring mountains of Glen Coe were once sculpted out centuries ago by icy glaciers and volcanic explosions.
- Shortly after you will visit Fort William, home of the famous Ben Nevis and quirky pubs which stop the finest of Scotch Whisky.
- You will have the chance to take a walk around the stunning town and even even catch a glimpse of the famous Jacobite steam train.
- The breathtaking village of Drumnadrochit is a must when visiting Scotland. It is home to the famous Urquhart Castle, a classic ruin looking out onto the extraordinary Loch Ness.
- You will then take a short journey to the Boath House. It also boasts an award-winning inviting restaurant with stunning views over the gardens and down to the lake.
- Following day you will take a short journey to discover the romantic Highland Cawdor Castle. The castle dates back from the late 14th century and was built as a private fortress by the Thanes of Cawdor.
- Culloden Battlefield is the next stop of the day as you can walk the front lines where the Jacobites made their final stand against government troops.
- Steeped in history, you will take a tour of the Aberlour Distillery. The exception water used in the creation of Aberlour whisky is drawn from the natural springs just nearby and holds a special place in the hearts of malt lovers.
- You will also explore Benromach Distillery, established back in 1898 and is independently owned by a family with enduring roots in Speyside.
- You will then return to Boath House which will be your base for a further night.
Accommodation: The Fife Arms
- You will awake for your next day exploring deeper into Speyside and some of its most famous, well-known distilleries.
- The famous Macallan Estate will be the first stop of the day where you will discover the birthplace of every bottle of Macallan.
- Following the Macallan Distillery, you will arrive at Glenfiddich. They are proud to be one of the last independent distilleries in Scotland and you will explore how the worlds most awarded whiskies are created.
- Glenfarclas was one of the first distilleries in Scotland which opened a devoted visitor centre in 1973. You will take a tour of the historic distillery with one of their knowledgeable guides then relax with a couple of drams in the Ship’s Room.
- Lastly, you will travel to the remote glen in which Glenlivet Distillery is located: the Glenlivet set the standard in quality and taste that went on to define the Speyside style of whisky.
- You will then travel through the Cairngorms National Park to The Fife Arms. It is a Victorian coaching inn that has been creatively restored with the majestic landscape of the Cairngorms.
Accommodation: The Old Course Hotel
- Lindores Abbey has reopened its doors and production is once again flowing from the copper stills. Their aim is to bring a modern whisky making approach to this ancient site. You will learn all about its history and processes on one of their distillery tours.
- You will then travel to St Andrews which sits proudly on Scotlands east coast. You will have the chance to explore and take in the panoramic views over the North Sea.
- Kingsbarns Distillery will be the next stop.The rolling countryside of the Lowlands, with its broad winding rivers and vast grain harvest, once supported a thriving malt whisky industry.
- You will the Rest at Old Course Hotel.The well-known hotel is on the edge of the renowned 17th hole of the Old course and overlooks the stunning West Sands Beach. The prestigious hotel is the ideal spot for you to unwind after your active day exploring.
Accommodation: The Balmoral
- Your day will begin by heading back to Scotland's capital, Edinburgh with the first stop being Glenkinchie Distillery.
- You will then visit Edinburgh Castle, one of the most thrilling historic sites and is a world famous icon of Scotland.
- You will also visit the five-star visitor attraction, The Scotch Whisky Experience. It is located at the top of Edinburghs Royal Mile, where you will take a tour and tasting of multiple regional single malts.
- You will stay at a very Prestigious place: The Balmoral Hotel.It is truly a landmark in the centre of the city with a stunning historic building with the grand clock which dominates the skyline. It provides guests with stunning views, outstanding service as well as an array of dining options – including a Michelin-starred restaurant.
- Unfortunately your tour with us has come to end.
- You will depart from Edinburgh
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