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The Glenlivet Distillery sits in a wild and remote glen, its history laced with drama and intrigue. So in every bottle of whisky we make, we capture as much of the spirit of the glen as we can. We invite you to the heart of Scotland's whisky-making...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Glenlivet Distillery B9008 | Banffshire, Ballindalloch AB37 9DB, Scotland
+44 1340 821720
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Glenlivet is one of the oldest legal single malts around.It was founded in 1824 by George Smith who drank four glasses of whisky a day and lived until age 79. Our distillery guide, Moira was one of the newest guides around having just started a...More

11  Thank Suzanne P
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 September 2006

Glenlivet offers a very nice basic tour for FREE! It includes a pleasantly brief factory tour with a fairly knowledgeable guide and a free dram at the end. More samples may be purchsed and there is a well-stocked bar upstairs. The store offers no great...More

5  Thank Marley03
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to visit as many scotch distilleries as possible in the short 3 days we had in Scotland. Definitely the highlight was our tour of The Glenlivet Distillery. Our guide was well informed and made the tour very interesting. The cost of 10 pounds...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location for those of us walking the Tomitoul spur of the Speyside Way, being half way along the 15 mile route. A very friendly welcome to two walkers looking for lunch. Of course, had to enjoy a wee dram or two before we left....More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived around lunch time and we were the only people on the 1pm tour so in theory we had a personal guide Isla, who was excellent and knew the history. some of the process is not done on sight now and is brought in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful distillery with a fantastic story etched in history. The staff were very nice, friendly and helpful. Colin made sure my girlfriend and I were taken care of up until our tour started. Very happy with our visit and the drams at the end were...More

1  Thank j-dizzle-1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide was Ren and she said that she has been drinking whisky since the age of three and been working with whisky for a large number of years. She was very knowledgeable and made the tour very interesting. We really loved the tour...More

Thank Sherman T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently had a tour whilst visiting Scotland. The Glenlivet tour was really enjoyable. Gail our tour guide was great, very friendly and informative and the tour was well worth the trip.

2  Thank D2291
Reviewed 8 October 2018

A small tour at a leisurely pace makes this well-known distillery worth visiting. You will need to book ahead, but planning with pay off with plenty of history and drams during the nearly 1 hour tour. Our tour guide spoke French and English, and along...More

Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Very interesting tour, good value, includes a few drams. Our guide Colin was very knowledgeable. Lasts approx 75 minutes.

Thank Stephane R
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Glenlivet is a huge distillery but you still get personal attention. Not like Macallan. Whisky tasting is cheap and they have a full range to try. The XXV is superb. Absolutely gorgeous, serene setting. Highly recommended visit.

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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We actually live 18 miles from The Glenlivet distillery. Our son’s girlfriend from Italy wanted to see a distillery as have a tour. We are quite familiar with several of the local distillery which are very good but this was our first visit to The...More

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Sathya D
15 July 2018|
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Response from scoobydont17 | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the above. October is often very good weather but if it isn't so good there won't be snow at that time of year
jan m
9 July 2018|
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Response from TGLClaireC | Property representative |
Our silent season this year ran from the end of May to the beginning of July. It is usually around that time but the exact dates vary from year to year according to the extent of the maintenance jobs required.
Chris N
9 May 2018|
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Response from TGLClaireC | Property representative |
We have had the facility to fill your own bottle in the past and are hoping to restore this service sometime this summer. If you keep an eye on Instagram and Twitter, we will be posting the return of the sel -fill when it... More