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Welcome to Dalwhinnie Distillery

Dalwhinnie Distillery stands in the Cairngorm National Park at the heart of the Scottish Highlands in the village of Dalwhinnie. From this remote but accessible location comes our liquid known as the gentle spirit.

Notice to visitors

The health and well-being of our employees, visitors and on-site partners is our highest priority. Given the fast-moving Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As a precautionary measure, Dalwhinnie Distillery is closed until further notice. If you have an entry ticket during this period, please contact for a refund. Please bear with us as we process all requests, we reassure you that we will respond to each and every query. Thank you for your patience and understanding. We wish all of our customers the very best at this difficult time.

Tours of our Distillery
We have a range of tours available. Discover the right one for you.

Dalwhinnie Distillery tour


45 - 50 mins

A guided tour of our distillery followed by whisky and hand-made chocolates. 

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For Flavour Aficionados
Tasting only


Tastings available 10:00 – 16:00 subject to availability

No time for a tour? Try our whisky and chocolate tasting only options from £6.

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For Chocolate Lovers
Whisky &
Chocolate Tasting Tour


1hr 30 mins - 2hrs

Tour of the distillery followed by up to 6 Single Malt whiskies, paired with hand made chocolates.

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Opening Times

January - May

Monday - Sunday

09:30 - 17:00


Monday - Sunday

09:30 - 17:30

July – August

Monday - Sunday

09:30 - 18:00


Monday - Sunday

09:30 - 17:30

October - December

Monday - Sunday

09:30 – 17:00

Where to find us

The highest distillery in Scotland

Dalwhinnie Distillery



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Dalwhinnie Distillery

Contact us

Tel: 01540 672219



By car: Inverness to Dalwhinnie distillery is 55 miles south on the A9.
By car: Fort William to Dalwhinnie distillery is 45 Miles on the A86 and A82.
By car: Perth to Dalwhinnie distillery is 58 miles on the A9.

By train: Dalwhinnie distillery is a 10 minute walk from Dalwhinnie train station.

Euan's Guide

Dalwhinnie distillery video

Take a peek at the ins and outs of our working distillery. From its unique high location to its Speyside malt.


Uncover the history behind the liquid.

Built in 1897 and currently the highest distillery in the country, Dalwhinnie – or “Plain of Meetings” in Gaelic – is named for its location at a junction of old drove roads, between two mountain ranges. Year after year it survives the coldest of conditions to produce smooth, golden heather honey-like spirit.

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A spirit of its own

Hold on tight and take a deep breath…The Highlands' natural playground begs to be explored, and the region is a magnet for adrenaline-seekers. 

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