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Blair Athol Distillery

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Blair Athol Distillery is one of the oldest working Distilleries in Scotland established in 1798. We are open to the public 362 days a year and are the spiritual home of Bell's. We have a range of tours and tastings available and the full list can...more
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Perth Road, Pitlochry PH16 5LY, Scotland
+44 1796 482003
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here for business education and Mr. Ben made that education a real journey. It was very intresting to hear and learn new stuff about this distillery. Thank you, Ben, for amazing experience! :)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sandradR7594EE
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow...this was the first time I see a Mesh Bar ; excellent idea, cool and pretty too. What I like: -very organised and informative tour - I didn't have to remove my shoes like I did in Japan visiting a distillery -Mesh Bar was an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing tour around distillery gained huge insight to making if whisky we had an amazing guide Derrick who made the tour knowledgeable and fun total credit to the distillery totally recommend

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eunice M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last year I had the opportunity to visit this place with a group of tourists from Brazil. Apart of the historic, beautiful and very interest old architecture founded in 1798 we learned a lot about the Scottish Whisky. Actually, we also had a wonderful local...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lenitta_SP
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour is good however they don't achieve a complete customer experience. The whiskey bar is good however it would be nice to provide a cafe for members attending the tour who might like a coffee etc

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SteveOutandAbout99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frank gave us an excellent informative tour. Highly recommended for any interested in single malt whisky

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jonesy1187
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the tour or the distillery and the wiskey tasting our guide jamie was very knowledgeable and fun we really enjoyed the experience five stars

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Q4256BWjamesm
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an improvised visit, but was an excellent choice, since the moment we arrive an Australian girl (sorry if I don’t remember the name) was smiling and attentive. We had thwe tour visit with Anna, her knowledge and passion for the business was notorious....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Global24290053219
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of a guided Tour by the excellent guide Ben. It was an awesome experience and the knowledge and passion displayed by Ben made the whole thing unique! Highly recomendable!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jacob_c_kamman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a 'signature' tour on a quiet Saturday afternoon. Our guide Jamie was entertaining and very knowledable - we enjoyed his presentation style and he answered all of our questions. After the tour we were given 4 whiskys to taste around a table above...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Nir L
8 March 2018|
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Response from stuartc132 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if you need to book. It was very quiet in early Feb when we went. Tour lasts bout 45 mins and they do them every hour.
Sinclair F
13 February 2018|
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Response from Joe H | Reviewed this property |
Based on the last 2 years its been open on the 29th of December, so I would be pretty confident it would be the same this year.
Qi K
30 March 2017|
Response from jambo1955 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know maintenance is completed.