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Royal Lochnagar Distillery: Tours & Tickets

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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...more
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Royal Lochnagar Distillery, Ballater AB35 5TB, Scotland
+44 1339 742700
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I visited Royal Lochnagar Distillery in July. We were staying just down the road at the Hilton Grand Vacations at Craigendarroch Suites, so this was very convenient for us and also if you are in the area to tour Balmoral or Braemar...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lacey S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Annie provided us with a great tour of the distillery. She was very knowledgeable and gave us a great insight into how the whisky is produced. We did the tasting tour which lasts around an hour. This culminates in a tasting of both the 12...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank PeterM3439
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked in advance (recommended) and had the standard tour (others are available) provided by Lindsay. This young lady was very helpful and made sure everyone understood the whole process as the tour proceeded. Very enjoyable if slightly disappointing that the distillery was not operational...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a really nice experience and their products are indeed one of a kind. I recommend it for all whiskey lovers.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Culita L
Reviewed 1 week ago

8 argentinians doing the Royal Tour! The distillery tour is fine. But the Whisky tasting is awesome and even better of you fill the bottle from the casks that you will taste later in the distillery lounge. Im not telling what we had to keep...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank brunocas83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Call ahead to book a tour as it fills up. Lovely tour! Unique experience. A bit different than other distilleries in their equipment.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CHILL617
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide was Leslie, she was awesome. A great small group intimate tour, none of the giant group experience. Highly recommend this, loved it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank dawnbodtke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very informative, fun and interesting tour provide by Annie. We would thoroughly recommend to others.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank StuartSeagrave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the £13 tour with Lindsey and it was well worth it. We originally booked for 4pm but turned up early and it was no issue to move to an earlier tour. Lots to see - Lindsey answered lots of questions and our group...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty ride. The guide company Annie was fantastic. She explained the techniques very well and had a great mood providing us with wonderful moments. We are from Brazil and learned a lot about whisky.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PauloMFVieira
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Response from PiperGuy | Reviewed this property |
Yes!! We had 2 on ours. Enjoy
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Response from Royal L | Property representative |
Hi Tom Please can you give us a call on 013397 42700 and we can discuss options with you. Thanks Claire