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A must visit - don’t drive there!

Steven and Elspeth made us and Angus the retriever very welcome. After a wonderful tasting we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Amazing tour with Steven!!

We had a lovely tour with the most friendly tour guide Steven. He was well of knowledge and... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
Štěpán K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steven and Elspeth made us and Angus the retriever very welcome. After a wonderful tasting we plumped for the Ledaig Rioja, my Wife loved that best, I’ll find out later! The Mull cheese with a whisky infusion and the tablet are all well worth buying...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited distilleries all over Scotland and beyond but this was definitely the worst tour. We had booked in advance and paid £30 each for a tour of the distillery a warehouse tour and a tutored tasting. Graham our guide had only a superficial...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Freecall
Peter S, Manager at Tobermory Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, We are very sorry to read about your experience with us at Tobermory Distillery. We are used to such positive responses on Trip Advisor about our distillery, tours, whisky tastings and colleagues it is disappointing that on this occasion we did not reach...More

Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely tour with the most friendly tour guide Steven. He was well of knowledge and answered all our questions. We had eventually a great whisky tasting in this cosy room with a stove. Absolutelly amazing!!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Popped in to pick up a bottle and what great customer service. The American lady knew here stuff and was helpful in getting something we will enjoy. She was willing to chat and encouraged you to try as many samples but there was no pressure...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Well, what can I say. The lady with the American accent certainly knows how to make visitors welcome. We ended up spending double in the shop as she took joy in her job and was enthusiastic about our choices. Others on the island should take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Had a really enjoyable tour round the distillery with Steven. There was just me and the wife and we spent the best part of 2 hrs there. Went for the full tour and sampled a good selection of the range of whisky, as my good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Loooin
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Spent an hour on the tour and tasted multiple wee drams. Great fun with our guide Stephen. Very knowledgeable, interesting, and fun to share a few samples with. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank _krischandy
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Really enjoyed our tour from Steven today. He gave us lots of information in a really clear way so did not feel overwhelmed with too many statistics! Best chance to see the old washbacks and stills before it all gets upgraded for 2019. Enjoyed a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SublimeScotland
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Having been to lots of distilleries, this has the cosiest tasting room, especially on a full tour! We went on a wet day so the tours filled up quickly. Andrew gave us a tour of the distillery which is having a lot of work done...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Keith H
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

It was busy when we arrived and felt that it was all a bit rushed. I did get to try a couple of whiskies and did buy a bottle to take home but would have preferred to have had a bit more time. As it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Phillippa J
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Response from helenbZ602RG | Reviewed this property |
My 27 year old and 10 & 23 years olds enjoyed it
27 June 2015|
Response from Fiona D | Reviewed this property |
You can take your car on the ferry and i think a return is about £26 + individual passenger prices. You can get a bus from the ferry to Tobermory which is about £20 return.
22 June 2015|
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Response from Stephen R | Reviewed this property |
Basically this trip is not suitable for wheelchairs - it is a working distillery with industrial style metal stairs - it does not lend itself to sticks either - they get caught up in the metal grid type flooring - you can do... More