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Dalwhinnie Distillery

Located at over 1164 feet, Dalwhinnie Distillery is one of the highest distilleries in Scotland. It is open 7 days a week all year. The easiest distillery to visit if you are travelling north on the A9.

Owning Company  : Diageo

Production Status  :Operational

Established: 1897-8

Source: Allt an T'Sluie Burn

Age when bottled: 15 yrs

Strength: 43%

Visitors per annum: 40000

Nose: A gentle, aromatic bouquet

Taste: A luscious flavour with a light honey sweet finish

Comments: Pre-dinner, and part of United Distillers' Classic Malt range

Description: Dalwhinnie, which in Gaelic means 'the meeting place', was a resting point for Highland drovers on their way to cattle markets at Crieff and Falkirk. The distillery is highest in Scotland, at over 1164 feet. It was opened in 1898, and now is owned by Diageo Plc


Opening Days & Times

·         January to 24 March –   10.00 - 15.45 daily

·         25 March  to 30 June -  9.30 -   16.45 daily

·         July to August – 9.30 -   17.45 daily

·         September to September – 9.30 -   17.15 daily

·         October to  October – 9.30 -   16.45 daily

·         November to  December – 10.00 - 15.45 daily


Inverness-shire PH19 1AB




PH19 1AB

Contact Phone

01540 672219

Travel Directions to Dalwhinnie Distillery

Off A9, Dalwhinnie, Highland.


Public Transport:

Citylink buses Tel: 0871 266 3333

Stagecoach buses Tel: 01479811211

The Train Line Tel: 08712441545

Local cafes, restaurants and Take away snacks:

In Dalwhinnie village: 

The Tollhouse Grill and Cafe Tel: 01528 522 291

Dalwhinnie Petrol Station Tel: 01528 522311

Travelling north on A9 (approx 15 minutes from Distillery) Newtonmore village – selection of cafes, restaurants and hotels

Travelling south on A9 (approx 20 minutes from Distillery)- House of Bruar restaurant Tel; 01796 483723

Accommodation: Dalwhinnie:

Bunkhouse Tel: 01528 522291

Nearest B&B Balsporran Cottages 3 miles south of village on main A9 Tel: 01528 522389.

NEWTONMORE 10 miles north

BLAIR ATHOLL 24 miles south


Friday, 22 April 2016