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Glenkinchie Distillery

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Glenkinchie Distillery lies in the heart of the East Lothian countryside, 15 miles from Edinburgh. Why not pay a visit to see how we produce the Edinburgh Malt. After a trip around our museum, where you can see a wonderful model of a distillery, you...more
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| Tranent, Pencaitland EH34 5ET, Scotland
+44 1875 342012
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Well organized for a tour and very nice gentleman gave us a spur of the moment small tour when we arrived with our driver. Since this distillery is associated with alot of other brands besides Glenkinchy, there is alot to taste and buy! And not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank PK5311
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Nice little distillery just outside Edingburgh. Pay the small tour price and get an informative and engaging tour of this little brewery. The exhibition room is really well done and you can experience whiskey tasting at the end. No cafe but a nice gift and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Nice and interessting tour with frendly guide and the smell in it was amazing ^^. also good shop. We liked it very much.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank UdoF7
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Wonderful tour from 'John' who was interesting, informative and fun. Very considerate of my mum-in-law with walking difficulties and found her alternative way to do the tour, which was kind. Great tasting session and explanations at end of tour - and I got my whiskey...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank lynda8558
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Had a visit to Glenkinchie Distillery as part of our time away to see the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. What a visit from first arriving to seeing the end product. Our guide Janette was very informative, welcoming and took her time to explain every step...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 17 August 2018

such an informative tour by Gavin! We thoroughly enjoyed both the tour and the whiskey!! Worth a stop - really beautiful grounds too.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

A very informative tour. We booked a complimentary tour with our tattoo tickets. A huge coach load arrived just behind us. We were swiftly ushered inside so that we could have a quiet personal experience. The guide was fantastic and friendly as were all the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank it_always_rains
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

As soon as we went through the front door, we was made to feel welcome. There was 8 of us in our group and they accommodate us very well. Our guide was Natalie, who was warm and friendly and had a great laugh with us....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

What a great laugh we had, huge thanks to our host Nicole who was impeccable and handled our group perfectly. Informative and interesting and the tasting room to match ! Great location worth the 20 minute drive from Edinburgh wasn't rushed and a working distillery...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Had an hour or two to spare on the way to our AirBnB place in Edinburgh. Delighted we found this place to visit. Very interesting and reasonably priced tour with friendly, enthusiastic tour guide Jeanette, who explained everything extremely clearly and gave a real sense...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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29 July 2018|
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Response from Kirstin F |
I think there is room in the car park ,it’s not a huge car park but it was almost empty when I went
Alya K
8 March 2016|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
If you google discovering-distilleries All their visitors information is there
Alejandra C
25 September 2015|
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Response from danieldenoto | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure you will find a Spanish speaking guide but the language used by the guides is very clear and easy to understand for a foreigner so I think you won't need any translation. Most of the tour is understandable... More