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Blair Athol Distillery

Perth Road, Pitlochry PH16 5LY, Scotland
+44 1796 482003
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One of the best

We have done very many distillery tours and this goes down as one of the best. Nice site and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brian L
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Great tour at this quaint distillary

Visited here on a CIE bus tour. It was a brilliant day, so we really enjoyed the beauty of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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 be found by our website.
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Perth Road, Pitlochry PH16 5LY, Scotland
+44 1796 482003
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have done very many distillery tours and this goes down as one of the best. Nice site and excellent tour guide.

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited here on a CIE bus tour. It was a brilliant day, so we really enjoyed the beauty of the outside property at Blair Athol. Our tour guide, Derrick, was excellent in explaining the whisky process in layman's terms, in a fun manner. Enjoyed the...More

Thank trishtogo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a nice stop while traveling through Scotland. Most of the larger distilleries offer reserved tours that are pricey, but at Blair Athol it was a modest price and a 45 minute tour with a one dram tasting at the end. Our guide was...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thanks to Frank for providing us with a first class tour and education on both the process and the history of Blair Athol. He obviously has a passion for whiskey and it's history in Scotland. We thoroughly enjoyed our time @ Blair Athol

Thank TomF3
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the distillery on a Sunday when there was no distilling going on so we didn't encounter the heat that people speak of. Our guide, Frank, was so congenial and enthusiastic. He told me he has been in the industry for 18 years. It...More

Thank alesia972
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time with tour guide David. Alt dour deluxe tour was brilliant and David's a genuinely nice guy.

Thank Michiel V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really great tour with David around the distillery and an excellent tasting with some wonderful expressions. Especially the distilly casks, straight from the cask were a special treat.

Thank Roel v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly recommend a visit to the distillery. Made a convert to whiskey from a burboun drinking husband to a single malt man! Derrick our guide personable and informative new his stuff! Excellent value for money and a great thing to do on a rainy day....More

Thank 814francesh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Derrick was an outstanding tour guide! It was a very informative tour and we enjoyed it very much! The distillery is within walking distance from Pitlochry and easy to find.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was interesting. Our guide was new to the facility, but very enthusiastic. She said she loves whisky. There are some steps and you move from building to building. At the end of the tour, you get one taste of single malt Scotch. Their...More

Thank Mary R
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Qi K
Hi! I will be visiting on the 8th of April with my family. Will the distillery still be under maintenance on that day?
30 March 2017|
Response from jambo1955 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know maintenance is completed.
are you open easter 2016 is it easy get to from pitlochry by bus or taxi
16 March 2016|
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Response from scottishlady714 | Reviewed this property |
i visited last easter walked from pitlochry took taxi back as raining