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Welcome to Oban Distillery

Nestling beneath the steep cliff that overlooks Oban, one of Scotland's oldest sources of Single Malt Scotch Whisky is just a short meander from the sea.

Notice to visitors

Following Scottish Government guidelines through their phased re-opening approach, the time has come to open the doors at Oban 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 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 on the day can be made directly with the visitor centre team by phoning 01631 572004. For future bookings email us at

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

For Everyone
Oban Cask Signature


40 minutes

A discussion immersing you in the craftsmanship and expertise involved in making our Oban single malt while enjoying our signature Oban 14 year old. Concluding in our filling store where you will enjoy a unique cask drawn sample of our Oban whisky. Free gift with experience. To book your experience call 01631 572004 or email

For Connoisseurs
A Taste of


30 - 40 minutes

A tutored tasting of four drams of our Oban whiskies including our Distillery Exclusive Bottling. Served on a whisky cask stave and tutored by one of our experienced guides. To book your experience call 01631 572004 or email

Opening Times

January – February

Monday - Sunday

12:00 – 16:30

March – April

Monday - Sunday

09:30 – 17:00

May – September

Monday - Sunday

10:00 – 17:00



October – November

Monday - Sunday

09:30 – 17:00


Monday - Sunday

12:00 – 16:30



Where to find us

At the centre of village life

Oban Distillery



PA34 5NH

Oban Distillery

Contact us

Tel: 01631 572004



Oban distillery is situated right in the heart of Oban town centre. When travelling from the north follow the A85 in to Oban town centre. The Distillery is situated on Stafford Street opposite the North Pier. Those coming from the South will enter Oban town on the A816 from Lochgilphead and again it is necessary to follow town centre signage. Street parking and off site car parking are available in close proximity of the distillery- local charges apply.

Euan's Guide

Oban distillery video

Take a peek at the ins and outs of our working distillery. From the close sea location to the complex whisky making process.


Uncover the history behind the liquid.

Founded in 1794, the distillery is the heart of the town. In fact, there wouldn’t have been an Oban town if it weren’t for entrepreneurial brothers Hugh and John Stevenson. But it was the improvements of J. Walter Higgin which put Oban Single Malt Scotch Whisky in a different league.

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A spirit of its own

Its name derives from the Gaelic language and means 'little bay', but when it comes to having an unforgettable break, Oban is definitely a place which is big on things to see and do. 

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