Whisky and Gin

There are a few whisky distilleries and a gin distillery all offering tastings a short drive away from us.  Definately book before you go as they are very popular.

Pixel Spirits is set on the scenic grounds of Loch Leven Hotel in North Ballachulish. They create delicious small batch gins which can be purchased at their shop, a great gift for gin lovers. If you’re looking for something a bit different, you can attend The Gin School, where you can create your own unique gin using botanicals of your choice.

The Oban Distillery nestles beneath the steep cliff that overlooks Oban, one of Scotlands oldest sources of single malt Scotch Whisky but a stones throw from the sea.  Take a tour for the senses at Oban Distillery!  Guides are knowledgeable helping you to explore each step of the whisky making process. It comes very highly rated by all our guests.

Established in 1898 Dalwhinnie Distillery is the highest distillery in Scotland at 1,164ft/355m above sea level.  The name Dalwhinnie is derived from Gaelic – Dail Chuinnidh meaning meeting place, a reference to the meeting of ancient cattle drovers’ routes through the mountains.

Tobermory Distillery was established in 1798 and is the only one on the Isle of Mull, it’s also one of the oldest commercial distilleries in Scotland.  It has old world charm reflecting the Tobermory spirit to do things traditionally by hand. The distillery is unique in that it produces two very distinctly different malt whiskies.

The Ben Nevis Distillery and visitor centre – established in1825, is one of the oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland. The distillery is nestled at the foot of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, which has a summit elevation of 4’406 feet above sea level. This imposing mountain provides an impressive background to a traditional Scottish craft of whisky making.