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Welcome to Clynelish distillery

Ours used to be called a hidden malt whisky, because, though the distillery itself is easy enough to find, it never received the fame it deserved. We hope you’ll join us in changing this with a visit to Brora.


Whisky from the green pasture

Clynelish Distillery
Tel: 01408 623000

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Opening Times

January – February

Monday to Friday

10.00 - 17.00

March – May

Monday to Friday

10.00 - 17.00

June - September

Monday to Saturday

10.00 - 17.00

Sunday, 12.00 - 17.00


Monday to Friday

10.00 - 17.00

Tours: 11.00, 12.30pm, 14.00, 16.00

November - December

Monday to Friday

10.00 - 17.00

Tours: 11.00, 14.00

Tours of our Distillery
We have a range of tours available. Select a tour to discover more.


Uncover the history behind the liquid.

The original Clynelish was established in 1819 by the Marquess of Stafford to create a market for the barley produced on his lands. Across the road is the Clynelish we know today, which was built in 1968 to make room for the larger, more modern neighbour. Old Clynelish lived on as Brora for a time, before closing in the early 80s.

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