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Ben Nevis Distillery

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Executive tour/tasting

To recommend, different whiskies mostly blended but really good stuff. You can also find a shop and... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Taby, Sweden
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Nothing New for the Time and Money

End up on this tour with some others who needed to see it. It lasted 30 minutes and heard or saw... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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Nestled at the foot of Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis Distillery has been crafting Scotch whisky for nearly 200 years. The Visitor Centre invites you to come in and see how we make our whisky, as well as taste some of the whiskies we produce.
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| Lochy Bridge, Fort William PH33 6TJ, Scotland
+44 1397 700200
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A cold welcome if it can be called that follwed by a cant be bothered attitude. A very untypical Scottish experience in a country renowed for its great whiskey, culture, and unfailingly polite people. It deserves a new owner.

Thank Wade N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Problems on the train to get here. Nearly 3 hrs late! But what a visit! Brian is a fantastic host, the distillery staff are so approachable and accommodating. I had a great visit here and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone in the area.

Thank 685gerryg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not anesering the phone wouldnt let ua to go to the tour awful service unplesent dont come, small destilry.

Thank DorB76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour is crowed with over 20 people. The tour was giving by someone from east europe. Hardly to hear, due to the noise and very long explanation. No offence, but what would be nicer than a former employee or so who could tell with...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent bus trip to the Scottish Highlands, the tour of the Ben Nevis distillery was part of the itinerary. Our tour guide was very friendly and informative, taking us through all of the steps in the process of making whisky. At the end...More

Thank kmarq55
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Given the number of bad reviews, it could be that some things have changed, but didn't have any issue visiting during the off-peak season. Tour included just a few other people, and our guide was polite and well-spoken. After the 15-20 min video, we went...More

Thank Traveler O
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Terrible not worth the visit bad bad customer service . We wanted to buy a bottle of whiskey despite asking 3 times the guy just ignored us and then talk in a very rude manner and we just left

Thank Michellelsk1965
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Another stop by Globus tours that was pointless! The guide was totally uninteresting, could hardly hear him and the whole tour was over in less than 30 minutes. Have no idea why Globus continues with this stop. There must be other distilleries better than this...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

To recommend, different whiskies mostly blended but really good stuff. You can also find a shop and cafe.

Thank Anders386
Reviewed 3 October 2018

End up on this tour with some others who needed to see it. It lasted 30 minutes and heard or saw nothing new from other distillery tours. They did not do well with the tasting. Just pushed one type and did nothing to allow comparison....More

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