THE DISTILLERY

Lagavulin is said to be one of the oldest distilleries on Islay and is world-renowned for its smoky, peaty whiskies. Discover our working distillery and book your tour today to learn all about our grain-to-glass process, the unusual pear shaped stills and views of Lagavulin Bay. 

Booking

Tour Options

Lagavulin Classic Tour

This comprehensive experience comprises of a guided tour, a three-dram tutored tasting, including a sample of our distillery exclusive bottling.

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Lagavulin Tasting Experience

Your guides who will take you through a tasting of 4 whiskies including a special distillery exclusive bottling. Listen as your host tells the story of Lagavulin, our whisky and the island we are proud to be producing on. You will walk out of this tasting packed full of knowledge and a new found love for our whisky and our island.

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Lagavulin Warehouse Experience

Join Lain McArthur (our resident warehouseman and Lagavulin legend) or one of our equally talented brand home guides for a fantastic cask tasting session. This is an experience like no other and not to be missed, your host will keep you entertained with witty stories and Islay charm whilst you enjoy exclusive samples of Lagavulin.

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VISIT LAGAVULIN

ADDRESS

Lagavulin Distillery,
Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, PA42 7DZ, UK

CONTACT:

T | 01496 302749
E | lagavulin@malts.com

OPENING HOURS

Mar | Mon – Sun | 10.00 – 17.00
Apr – Sep | Mon – Fri | 10.00 – 17.30
Apr – Sep | Sat & Sun | 10.00 – 17.00
Oct | Mon – Sun | 10.00 – 17.00
Nov | Mon – Sun | 10.00 – 16.00
Dec - Feb | Mon – Sat | 10.00 – 16.00
(excludes Christmas & New Year holidays)

Special Events

Find out what's on at Lagavulin with our latest events schedule and book now.

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Lagavulin

Our Responsibility

Safety

Advanced booking for all tours and experiences is advised to avoid disappointment. To help keep everyone safe please check the latest Scottish Government guidelines before you visit.

Accessibility

We’re pleased to have consulted Euan’s guide to ensure that we provide disabled access information upfront to give all our visitors the confidence to visit our distillery and enjoy the experience. To help plan your visit, we’ve included an overview of our facilities and what to expect. Please do let us know if you have any specific requirements at the time of your booking and a member of staff will be in touch.

Sustainability

We’re delighted to have been awarded the UK’s highest eco-tourism award at Lagavulin. Both our visitor experience and our distillery were recognised by the prestigious gold certification from Green Tourism for our sustainable practices.