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Welcome to Lagavulin distillery

Situated at the picturesque Lagavulin Bay, this is an experience not to be missed. Take a tour of the distillery, see our distillers at work and view the unusual pear shaped stills. Peated malt, slow distillation and long maturation together ensure Lagavulin develops a complex, rich, peaty character. Lagavulin is a spirit which likes to take its time.

WHERE TO FIND US

From the Isle of Islay

Lagavulin Distillery
Port Ellen
Isle of Islay
PA42 7DZ
Tel: 01496 302749
Email: lagavulin.distillery@diageo.com

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Opening Times

January

Monday to Saturday

10.00 - 16.00

February

Monday to Friday

10.00 - 16.00

March

Monday to Friday

09.00 - 17.00
Saturday to Sunday, 09.00 - 17.00

April

Monday to Friday

09.00 - 17.00
Saturday to Sunday, 09.00 - 17.00

May

Monday to Friday

09.00 - 18.00
Saturday to Sunday, 09.00 - 17.00

June

Monday to Friday

09.00 - 18.00
Saturday to Sunday, 09.00 - 17.00

July

Monday to Friday

09.00 - 18.00
Saturday to Sunday, 09.00 - 17.00

August

Monday to Friday

09.00 - 18.00
Saturday to Sunday, 09.00 - 17.00

September

Monday to Friday

09.00 - 17.00

Saturday to Sunday, 09.00 - 17.00



October

Monday to Friday

09.00 - 17.00
Saturday to Sunday, 09.00 - 17.00



November

Monday to Friday

10.00 - 16.00
Saturday, 10.00 - 16.00

 



December

Monday to Friday

10.00 - 16.00
Saturday, 10.00-16.00



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

Take a virtual tour
Lagavulin Distillery on Google Maps

From the comfort of home

Though you won't be able to soak up the atmosphere of the place, smell the salt spray or roasting malt, a virtual tour will give you an idea of where you might like to visit, and maybe choose a chair to sit and sip in, before you even arrive.
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The Story Of Lagavulin

Uncover the history behind the liquid.

In 1742 there were at least ten illicit stills at Lagavulin, and it would be another 74 years until local farmer John Johnston founded the first legal distillery, in sight of Dunyvaig Castle. Its name may have changed over the years, but the quiet power of peat and smoke that pervades this masculine malt has not.

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