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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

Following Scottish Government guidelines through their phased re-opening approach, the time has come to open the doors at Dalwhinnie Distillery and welcome back our visitors. To ensure the health and wellbeing of our employees and visitors, we will be implementing a number of precautionary measures which include, but are not limited to: temperature checks before entering, limiting the number of visitors on site at any one time, increased cleaning procedures and hand sanitiser stations. For more information on how we are keeping you safe, visit


All experience bookings can be made directly with the visitor centre team by phoning 01540 672219 or emailing us at

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

For Dalwhinnie Fans
Dalwhinnie Distillery Tour followed by Whisky & Chocolate Masterclass Experience


45 mins

A guided tour of Dalwhinnie Distillery followed by a tutored tasting of 4 Dalwhinnie Single Malts, individually paired with handmade Scottish highland chocolates. To book call 01540 672219 or email

For Chocolate Lovers
Dalwhinnie Whisky & Chocolate Masterclass Experience


40 mins 

A tutored tasting of 4 Dalwhinnie Single Malts, individually paired with Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier Chocolates. To book call 01540 672219 or email

Opening Times

January - May

Monday - Sunday

09:30 - 17:00


Monday - Sunday

09:30 - 17:30

July – August

Monday - Sunday

10:00 - 17:00


Monday - Sunday

10:00 - 17:00

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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