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Glenfarclas Distillery Ballindalloch, Ballindalloch AB37 9BD, Scotland
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+44 1807 500209
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be one of my favourite distilleries, we keep going back if we are in this area. It is not a large distillery but the visitor centre staff are always very welcoming and knowledgable about their product and about the wood panneling inside...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great family owned distillery with a very informative tour and some fine selections of tastings. The visitor centre offers a fine selection of rare whiskies while the tasting room area is a spectacular sight!

Thank willfent22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a still a family run business and it shows. The staff are very welcoming and we had a lovely local girll as our tour guide. She knew here stuff. They take you right through the distillery so you can see every part of...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First stop of four distilleries on our tour with Gavin of Invergordon Tours. What a way to start. A quaint, family run operation with super freindly, cheerful people. Gavin arranged for some tastings for us and Sara, a young, beautiful French girl set us up....More

Thank 50bash
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The only family owned and run distillery in the valley, we were delighted by our one hour tour. Our guide was delightful and knowledgeable in leading us through the age-old process of turning water, malt and yeast into great whiskey. Super interesting for this non-drinker...More

Thank Sandi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have visited a lot of distilleries. But this was one of the most informative tours we have had. The guide a French girl was excellent. Her enthusiasm about the process of whiskey making was great.

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I had an amazing tour at Glenfarclas Distillery! Our tour guide (Steve) was fabulous and gave our group a fun-filled tour. Favorite part of the tour was visiting the warehouse where they hold all of the casks (barrels) and having our tour guide find our...More

Thank Grace T
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

During the Speyside Whisky festival myself and 3 friends visited for a special 50th birthday celebration. We did the “through the decades” tour and tasting in the morning and returned for the meal in the evening. This place is excellent, I cannot recommend it enough...More

Thank AndStew
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Small operation, no tour on weekend, but we ended up tasting of the 10 & 15 year old. the 105 & Special. Truly enjoy the tasting and staff was friendly. Recommended if your are in the region.

Thank Christian B
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Enjoyed a fantastic couple of hours at the Glenfarclas visitor centre and did the standard tour with our guide Dena . very informative and friendly and fantastic to hear not just about the manufacture but of the long history of this family owned company ....More

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It took us about two hours as we wanted to see some rooms twice and I asked the guides loads of questions. All the guides were fantastic and very knowledgeable. Then we spent loads more time in th tearoom and shop. Time... More
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Yes, of course - a reservation is required. As they are still independent and try to give their outmost, they kimdly ask for a reservation in advance. I am pretty sure that if you go there without reservation by chance, you... More
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