Distilleries in Argyllshire
Whisky breaks in Inveraray
Whisky tours in Scotland are a growing industry and Argyllshire has some of the finest examples of single malt whiskies in the country. From the peated whiskies of the isles, to the maritime character of the coastal distilleries, visitors are free to tour and sample their way through them all.
Located on the rugged shoreline of Oban on the Western Coast of Scotland, this distillery has a growing worldwide reputation as one of the most versatile and tasty whiskies in Scotland. With a full flavour, its profile lands between the smoky isles and the lighter, sweeter Highland malts. A tour will see a knowledgeable guide walk guests through the whisky-making process, from grain to bottle, ending in the exhibition room, bar and gift shop for a dram.
Isle of Jura
Like its cousins on Islay, this whisky has a distinctive character, typified by a unique salty afterthought and a lightly peated quality as well as a reputation for being dangerously quaffable. Located on the rugged and mysterious Isle of Jura, visitors will need to get the ferry over to visit this distillery for a tour, but as many have attested to, it's well worth the effort. A tour will take guests behind the scenes, exploring the fascinating history of the distillery and the isle, as well as exposing them to the large copper stills and ending in a satisfactory dram and tasting session.
Loch Lomond Distillery
This distillery is located upon the banks of the iconic loch and draws upon the pristine water as a core ingredient in their whiskies. Loch Lomond is known as the boundary between the Highlands and Lowlands and visitors often journey to the area to explore the intense natural beauty. When Loch Lomond Distillery was founded in 1772 it was one of many in the area; however, it now stands alone, proud to bring this distilling heritage into the 21st century and introduce whisky to a new generation.
Eat & Drink
Eat and drink before or after your distillery tour at our restaurant, The Clansman, which specialises in local seafood and high quality produce. The stone walls and tartan carpet give a feeling of tradition and locality, and it is with the slate dining mats and polished mahogany tables that the restaurant has a sense of opulence, yet always remaining relaxed. The bar and lounge also provides a range of hot and cold drinks, an extensive wine list, ales, beers and an ample selection of single malt whiskies.
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We offer a selection of hotel guestrooms from single, double and family size rooms, some sporting fantastic views of the loch. Inside the hotel you can find a 15-metre swimming pool, indoor Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. Guests may also choose from a wide range of relaxing spa treatments before retiring to a restful night’s sleep.
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