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Glenglassaugh Distillery Co.

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:30
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Well worth the visit

On arrival I received a lovely welcome from Karen. I then went off on my tour which was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Richard T
Dumfries, United Kingdom
A brief stop-in

We just popped in, not having time (or interest) in a tour. We were made welcome. The assistant... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Glenglassaugh was founded in 1875 by Colonel James Moir and his two nephews. After being mothballed for more than 20 years, production was re-started in 2008. Visit Glenglassaugh Distillery and experience a Revival or Behind the Scenes Tour. Tours...more
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Portsoy AB45 2SQ, Scotland
+44 131 335 5135
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On arrival I received a lovely welcome from Karen. I then went off on my tour which was informative and at a leisurely pace. I was advised where I could take photos which was helpful to get good shots. Karen was extremely knowledgeable and clearly...More

1  Thank Richard T
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We just popped in, not having time (or interest) in a tour. We were made welcome. The assistant was friendly and welcoming

1  Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Somehow we were more interested of the amazing seashore behind the distillery witch is only a couple of minutes walk away. The tour was kind of blank and the tasting rushed. The young tour guide knew her stuff and explained well the story of the...More

1  Thank Priit R
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

For a short visit here I was made most welcome by the staff. One guy showed me where I could take photos of the casks etc outside and was very friendly. Gill in the visitors centre is a star and is so friendly and knowledgeable....More

1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Had a great taste and tour of this little gem. Our guide was most knowledgeable and helpful. We had our parents with us and they thoroughly enjoyed themselves. It is well worth a visit and of course the spirits are too😀

1  Thank Mum. D
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

A lovely tour led by Gill around this truly traditional distillery, although now owned by a global drinks name, this distillery is not an example of the latest high tech production techniques. It is all done in the way my great grandparents would have expected...More

2  Thank GuvSisteron
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Up in the area on holiday and stopped off after driving past it the day before. Found a great little distillery with a lovely story of how it has been brought back to life. The lady in the shop was really helpful in guiding us...More

1  Thank DMcC00
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Very friendly knowledgeable staff....close to the beach,lovely small visitor centre very near to the quaint village of Portsoy. They do tours of the distillery & well worth a visit & lots of history to learn/hear about.

1  Thank GrandadScotland
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the distillery today and were looking for a gift for my father. The lady who greeted us was so helpful and kind. With her help we found out about the distillery, the different types of casks and bottles and found the perfect gift....More

1  Thank Ruth P
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Just back from a trip to Glenglassaugh Distillery, The tour was brilliant the lady who gave us the tour was lovely and very informative really enjoyed the whisky tasting , beautiful shop and a lovely setting had a walk down to the beach afterwards to...More

1  Thank DonnaC2915
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david k
14 February 2018|
Response from Paul H | Reviewed this property |
I may be wrong here but I don't think you can. When I had my tour, a group turned up with dogs and I am fairly sure they were told they couldn't take the dogs with them. Anyone feel free to correct me if I am incorrect!