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Welcome to Talisker Distillery

The oldest working distillery on the Isle of Skye is set on the shores of Loch Harport with dramatic views of the Cuillins. Producing an alluring, sweet, full-bodied single malt is so easy to enjoy, and like Skye itself, so hard to leave.

Notice to visitors

***Due to expansion works on our car park, please allow for extra time when parking and arriving at the distillery.***

Bar open daily from 11:00 - 16:30.

In the afternoon of the 23rd of September there will be no guided tours of the distillery, however please come in and enjoy our bar and visitors centre which will be open to the public.

Please note on Monday the 28th and Tuesday 29th October there will be no  guided tours of the distillery. The visitor centre will be open as usual.

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

For Everyone
Talisker Classic Distillery Tour


45 mins

A guided tour along with a taste of our award-winning Single Malt Scotch.

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For Talisker Fans
Whisky and Chocolate


1 hour 30 mins

Following your guided tour around our distillery, enjoy three additional Talisker single malts each accompanied with a locally hand-made chocolate.

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For Connoisseurs
Talisker Masterclass Tour


2 hours

An in-depth tour followed by a tutored tasting of 5 expressions of Talisker.

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Opening Times

January - February

Monday - Saturday

10:00 - 16:30


10:30 - 16:30

March - October

Monday - Saturday

09:30 - 17:00


10:00 - 17:00

November - December

Monday - Saturday

10:00 - 16:30



10:30 - 16:30

Where to find us

A whisky made by the sea

Talisker Distillery


Isle of Skye

IV47 8SR

Talisker Distillery

Contact us

Tel: 01478 614308



From Kyle of Lochalsh head west across the Skye bridge on the A87. Follow the A87 to Sligachan turn left on to the A863. Follow the brown signs to Talisker, take the left onto the B8009, continue along this road to the village of Carbost.

Talisker distillery video

Take a peek at the ins and outs of our working distillery. From the dramatic views of Cuillins to our traditional worm tubs.

Take a virtual tour
Talisker Distillery on Google Maps

Take a tour from the comfort of your home

Though you won't be able to soak up the atmosphere of the place, smell the salt spray or warm mash, 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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Uncover the history behind the liquid

Deep and elemental, Talisker is very much a product of its rugged, windswept home. Join us on the Minginish Peninsula, take in the dramatic views of the Black Cuillin, and discover why Talisker whisky distillery owes so much to the sea.

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A spirit of its own

Skye is a truly magical place. The largest of the Inner Hebrides, it's home to some of Scotland's most iconic landscapes. Whether you are visiting for a few days whilst on a tour of Scotland or staying for a longer spell, the island has countless ways to enchant you, with its mountain ranges, miles of dramatic coastline and captivating history. Bring your sense of adventure!

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