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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

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, Oban 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
Sensory & Flavour
Finding Tour


1 hour

An immersive experience to learn about the whisky making process and unique taste of Oban.

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For Connoisseurs
Exclusive Distillery


2 hours

From a tour of the warehouse to a tasting in the manager's office.

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For Distillery Enthusiasts
Distillery Manager's Tour & Tasting



Tour the distillery with our Distillery Manager.


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Opening Times

January – February

Monday - Sunday

12:00 – 16:30



March – April

Monday - Sunday

09:30 – 17:00

May – September

Monday - Sunday

09:30 – 19:30



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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