Distilleries in Pitlochry
near Scotlands Spa Hotel
Pitlochry is well known for its Distilleries. You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to whiskey tours. Each of the three distilleries in the local area tells a different story from the next and gives a different insight into whiskey. Edradour Distillery, Blair Atholl Distillery and Dewars Distillery are all located just a few minutes’ drive from us here at Scotlands Spa Hotel in Pitlochry.
Edradour Distillery is situated on the fringe of the Pitlochry town in a lovely little valley hidden away from general view and just approx 6 minutes drive from us here at Scotlands Spa Hotel. Despite Edradour being so small it produces more whiskies than majority of other distilleries and it still stands alone as the last stronghold of handmade 10 year single malt whisky from a farm distillery which is still in production today since 1825. Guided tours include a taste of their finest whisky, an audio-visual presentation and a real insight into the traditional methods of whisky making.
Blair Atholl Distillery
Blair Atholl Distilery was founded in 1798 and is one of the oldest working distilleries in Scotland, situated in the picturesque Pitlochry town. Situated in the very heart of Scotland and the place that Bell’s calls home. The Nutty, rich signature malt is distilled at this distillery then added to the blend. Full of almonds, ginger cake and spices it gives Bell’s that unique, sumptuous, richness. Venture on a guided tour of Blair Atholl Distillery which generally last around 5-6 hours allowing you plenty time for a full tour of the distillery and a delicious dram of Blair Athol Single Malt Whisky.
Dewar’s Distillery is located on the outskirts of the picturesque small market town of Aberfeldy, just over 20 minutes from Pitlochry town and Scotlands Spa Hotel. Even today, the Aberfeldy Distillery, is considered ‘The home to Dewar’s World of Whisky’ this is because it is of great importance as it is the home of the respected single malt that is the heart of the Dewar’s family of blends.
The distilleries dotted around Pitlochry are well worth a visit during your stay with us at Scotlands Spa Hotel. After a busy day of exploring and whiskey tasting return to the warm welcome here at Scotlands Spa Hotel along with the finest of service, guestrooms and leisure and spa facilities all in an idyllic location in Pitlochry town.
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