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Royal Lochnagar Distillery

Royal Lochnagar Distillery Royal Lochnagar Distillery Balmoral, Ballater AB35 5TB, Scotland
+44 1339 742700
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Neighbouring Balmoral Castle, Royal Lochnagar is the perfect place to discover how Scotch Whisky is made. Watch as our team of operators tend to our traditional mashtun, gleaming copper stills and fill casks at our traditional distillery, which retains much of its original charm. The tour ends with a dram of the award-winning Royal Lochnagar 12 Year Old Single Highland Malt.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“classic malts” (10 reviews)
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Royal Lochnagar Distillery Royal Lochnagar Distillery Balmoral, Ballater AB35 5TB, Scotland
+44 1339 742700
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Reviewed yesterday

Small distillery of the giant beverage cooooorpoooorated. Good isolated location. Tour is normal. Try (to buy) the Fauna Flora onces.

Thank rv15243
Reviewed 3 days ago

On our recent visit to Scotland, we planned to tour a distillery in order to learn about the process. With a couple of engineers in the group, we wanted it to be a small, intimate tour, so that we could take our time and ask...More

Thank Auskan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were shown the place and given a delicious tasting session by Eric. It's a very interesting place to go to, and you learn a lot about whisky. Totally worth a visit!

Thank HItzel v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a marvelous and very informative tour with Alex yesterday. The history and in depth description of the whiskey making process was aromatic and fascinating. We highly recommend this Distillery Tour. We were able to taste two types and purchased a bottle to go.

Thank Weldon61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been driving 45' to visit the distillery, opening at 10 am. But only the shop opens at 10. It is not written on the website.. no other options than waiting 1 hour , or leaving. It should be indicate somewhere.

Thank 3alx3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Royal Lochnagar to be greeted by very warm and friendly staff, we were booked on the tour and informed that our guide would be Eric (with the funny legs!) Eric was indeed very funny but also very informative and knowledgable, I have...More

Thank Mart6959
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Eric for a very informative and fun tour of the Distillery. The tour was about 49 mins plus time for a taster. The tour is easy to do but there are steps to negotiate. The staff are all lovely and friendly thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For 8 pound including a whiskey made all the better by Eric our enthusiastic guide of a small but great little distillery which will give you all the info on how they make whiskey superb.

Thank ellesteveStafford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The distillery is small and authentic. Our tour guide was Ronald who was really very knowledgeable. He knew about the whisky making process very well and was able to answer all our questions. The staff is very friendly and can be approached at any given...More

Thank Vaibhav A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not my favourite whiskey, but we were in the area and decided to give it a go. Went during the Christmas holidays with my family. They do a good job with the tour even though it was shut down for the festive season. I really...More

Thank EmptySea1962
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