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Welcome to Glenkinchie distillery

Just 15 miles from the capital, Glenkinchie is called the Edinburgh Malt. Jump on our shuttle bus, pay us a visit in our verdant, breathtaking setting and see for yourself.


A stone’s throw from the capital.

Glenkinchie Distillery
East Lothian
EH34 5ET
Tel: 01875 342 012

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Opening Times

January – March

Monday to Saturday

10.00 - 16.00
Sunday, 11.00 - 16.00

April – October

Monday to Saturday

10.00 - 17.00
Sunday, 11.00 - 17.00

November – December

Monday to Saturday

10.00 - 16.00
Sunday, 11.00 - 16.00

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


Uncover the history behind the liquid.

In 1825, farmers John and George Rate built and operated the distillery under the name Milton Distillery until it was licenced and renamed in 1837. Though it was transformed into a sawmill in 1853, the distillery eventually returned to its ‘natural state’ – and much-improved – state, becoming the redbrick Victorian masterpiece we know today.

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