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Highland Park Distillery

Holm Rd | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1SU, Kirkwall, Scotland
+44 1856 874619
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Interesting tour and excellent whisky

Very well conducted tour with an informative guide. Was very interesting to learn what makes... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Laura D
via mobile
Whisky Tasting Experience

All I can say is “Slanjeva” to Highland Park Distillery. Have been here a few times but always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_noble_a1
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Auchtertool, United Kingdom
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Home of "The Best Spirit in the World"
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting room” (14 reviews)
“malting floor” (13 reviews)
“great tour” (31 reviews)
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Holm Rd | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1SU, Kirkwall, Scotland
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+44 1856 874619
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very well conducted tour with an informative guide. Was very interesting to learn what makes Highland Park whisky different from the others on mainland Scotland. We chose the £20 Viking hero's tour, which was completely worth it for the additional whisky taster. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Laura D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

All I can say is “Slanjeva” to Highland Park Distillery. Have been here a few times but always learn something new every time we return. The tour is very informative and the tasting is also an experience. Myself, as a driver, was extremely happy to...More

1  Thank _noble_a1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the 20 pound tour including 4 Whiskys, and it was worth every penny. The guide did a wonderful job, except maybe his comparison of Islay Whiskys with the exhaust of a Diesel car ;) Too bad their shirts are not available in true...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to walk in and get on a tour with no other people. Our guide, Graham, was very welcoming and knowledgeable. It was pretty amazing to see peat burning and smoking in a 200 year old kiln. We also saw all the...More

1  Thank dm322016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We knew we were going through Kirkwall on a cruise so we set the tour up well in advance online, and are we glad we did! People were coming in and being told they were sold out, plan your trip so you aren’t disappointed. The...More

1  Thank Bruce B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did the tour on the 8th of June. Charlie was an excellent guide, very informative and was able to answer all our extra questions. Enjoyed learning about the process. Liked the fact that out of the four of us we could choose different tasting tours....More

2  Thank June P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On june 11th we were on The Legends Heroes Tour at Highland Park. Although we preferred the Magnus Eunson Tour (fully booked) we really enjoyed the Legends tour. Our tourguide Charlotte was amazing. Good knowledge of whisky and the process of making. Thanks Charlotte. We’ll...More

1  Thank Speed B
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

I chose the basic £10 tour as I was driving and this was ideal but there are several more to go on. Our guide Graham was excellent, not overloading you with info but enough to understand the whisky making process. We tasted 2 whiskies, the...More

1  Thank Guy F
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

James gave a great tour of the facility, he was funny and informative about the spirit, he Leaf us through a humble & heartfelt tour of the various age statements that can only be delivered by someone who loves their work and the company they...More

1  Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

I'm making a new review from my overall experience with Highland Park since it got even worst. As I said on my earlier review, I did the premium tour , the Eunson Magnus, (£150,00 - 2 persons) and had many small issues that kept adding...More

Thank Antonio Luiz S
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30 April 2017|
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Response from Pat R | Property representative |
The cost per adult on a basic tour is £10
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