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Highland Park Distillery

Holm Rd | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1SU, Kirkwall, Scotland
+44 1856 874619
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Finally made it!

Been on my list of distilleries to visit for a few years now, and it didn't disappoint. Have been... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David W
via mobile
Great tour & tasting

I did the Viking Heroes tour , very informative & the drams at the end very welcome. I was staying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter L
Durham, United Kingdom
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Home of "The Best Spirit in the World"
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“malting floor” (11 reviews)
“great tour” (27 reviews)
Holm Rd | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1SU, Kirkwall, Scotland
+44 1856 874619
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been on my list of distilleries to visit for a few years now, and it didn't disappoint. Have been to many distilleries, but found the differences really interesting. The lengths that Highland Park go to to keep tradition alive, and quality high, despite cost are...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the Viking Heroes tour , very informative & the drams at the end very welcome. I was staying at the Orkney Hotel in Kirkwall & walked to the distillery taking about a 30 mins slow walk . The tour guide was very informative...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For not being a whisky drinker myself, I thought the tour was knowledgeable and kept me interested. The visitor shop was very nice!

Thank AnnieCavanaugh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Began with a short video but lots of guide talking later. A beautiful setting despite the repairs (explained happens this time of year). The guide was polite, informed and kept things moving along. The tasters were exquisite. I only found the whisky was cheaper at...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wrote email and on website to nook. No answer. Some visits. Depends how much you pay do not need booking. Nobody answered. So we went there directle in case... no way to visit... they say they took around 3 days to answer. So when...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a rainy day so we decided to fill in some time by taking the £10 tour (which includes two drams of whisky with a glass to take home). As a person who doesn't drink whisky, I still found the tour very interesting and...More

Thank lounewc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All whiskies are more expensive as in other shops But it is a must see and friendly staff and tour guides

Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were unable to go on the Tour due to our arrival time and had not booked in advance. However we were able to see the video and have a wee Dram of their 10 year old single malt for £3.50, keeping the Whisky glass....More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The Highland Park Tour was a highlight of our visit to Kirkwall. This is an extraordinarily well maintained facility and our tour, coordinated by Jim was very interesting and educational. Where appropriate, Jim introduced us to associates including Pat who directed us through our tasting....More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Very interesting tour by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. Some interesting whiskies to taste on competition of the tour.

Thank Ian 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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