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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

The health and wellbeing of our employees, visitors and on-site partners is our highest priority. Given the fast-moving Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, as a precautionary measure, Talisker Distillery Visitor Centre is closed until further notice. If you have an entry ticket during this period, please contact for a refund. Please bear with us as we process all requests, we reassure you that we will respond to each and every query. Thank you for your patience and understanding. We wish all of our customers the very best at this difficult time.

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.

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.

For Connoisseurs
Talisker Masterclass


2 hours

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

Opening Times

January - February

Monday - Sunday

10:00 - 16:30


Bar open daily

11:00 - 16:00

March - October

Monday - Saturday

09:30 - 17:00



10:00 - 17:00


Bar open daily

11:00 - 16:30

November - December

Monday - Sunday

10:00 - 16:30


Bar open daily

11:00 - 16:00

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.

Euan's Guide


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.

Take the tour


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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