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Glenfarclas Distillery

353 Reviews

Glenfarclas Distillery

353 Reviews
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Gavin Nicholson, the two metre tour guide has been discovering Scotland his whole life and over the last 8 years he has become one of the most sought after tour guides in Scotland.<br><br>Gavin is a knowledgeable and passionate born and bred Scottish Highlander who will entertain you with stories and anecdotes about growing up in Scotland.<br><br>Sit back and relax while you tour in one of the most technologically advanced luxury tour vehicles in Scotland.<br><br>Gavin's BMW X5 M50d 4x4 SUV can take you to parts of Scotland other tour vehicles can only dream of.<br><br>An elevated vantage point so that you can see more of the beautiful Scottish Highland scenery throughout your tour.<br><br>Panoramic roof for 360° degree views.<br><br>Widescreens front and back to view maps and information throughout your journey.<br><br>Heated seats front and back for those chilly days where you need warmed up.<br><br>Chocolate paired whisky tastings from Gavin's extensive private collection.
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619Joey wrote a review Oct 2020
San Diego, California1,336 contributions150 helpful votes
Third stop on my whiskey tour out of Inverness. Only one on the tour that is still family owned. We sampled a 10 year old and 15 year old single malt. We visited one of the original warehouses. You can see the rails used to move the barrels to the warehouse. Also, spent some time in their corporate space. It is nicely decorated. Just outside the corporate hall is a cabinet of bottles dating back to 1950's. Posted with the bottles is a sheet displaying how much the each bottle cost now. That was cool to see how much each year cost. One interesting fact the guide mentioned was that they still use gas heating. Only two other distilleries still use gas heating, others use a steam coil.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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tomaszzz_44 wrote a review Aug 2020
Warsaw, Poland196 contributions51 helpful votes
Oh what a great tour it was! If you are to pick but one distillery to have a tour at go for Glenfarclas. It is relatively small, located in a beautiful scenery and the tour guides are top class. They will cover all the basics but also share some local insights which will make even most seasoned veterans satisfied with how they spend their money. Make some pictures at the old warehouse - there is a lot of liquid gold there :)
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Date of experience: September 2019
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JCWK2014 wrote a review Feb 2020
58 contributions33 helpful votes
The Glenfarclas Distillery has a great whisky tour and tasting. The tour guides are so knowledgeable of the history and make everything very enjoyable. It was very interesting. As far as the tasting, the room is beautiful and whisky is good. They even give the non-drinkers/drivers small travel bottles instead of the unlabeled vials that other places used.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Fiona M wrote a review Feb 2020
23 contributions1 helpful vote
Glenfarclas Distillery has to be one of our favourite distilleries to visit and take friends to beautiful setting, amazing whisky and amazing tour guides a real gem of the whisky world. We visit when ever we are in the area to say hello and pick up some amazing whisky
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Date of experience: June 2019
Helen M wrote a review Feb 2020
Holywell, Wales, United Kingdom7 contributions5 helpful votes
We arrived too late to go on a tour but Suzanne offered us a free taste anyway, which we of course accepted. She was incredibly informative & we enjoyed 3 samples to taste. We felt that even though we didn't get to go on a tour, we learnt so much from Suzanne.
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Date of experience: January 2020