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The Famous Grouse Experience

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Address: Glenturret Distillery | The Hosh, Crieff PH7 4HA, Scotland
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+44 1764 656565
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Experience Scotland's Oldest Working Distillery

Recently named Whisky...

Experience Scotland's Oldest Working Distillery

Recently named Whisky Visitor Attraction of the Year, Scotland's oldest working distillery offers a truly unique and authentic experience to visitors. Set in the heart of Perthshire, the distillery is only an hour from Glasgow and Edinburgh. 

Making whisky by hand and by heart since 1775, visitors will experience the traditional handmade distilling processes that have been used to craft the whiskies at Glenturret Distillery for generations. Discover how the distillery's Glenturret single malt is carefully blended with other grain and malt whiskies to create the UK's No.1 whisky, The Famous Grouse. 

Choose from a range of tour experiences. Sample a selection of fine whiskies in our Tasting Experience, enjoy exclusive entry to our bonded warehouses in the Warehouse Experience and blend your own whisky during an in-depth Blending Experience. 

Taste our best in the newly launched Wilde Thyme at Glenturret cafe and restaurant where you will savour mouth-watering dishes created using local, seasonal ingredients including Strathearn Pie, a special dish created in honour of the recent Royal Visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. 

And be sure to visit our unique and welcoming shop. We stock a full range of superb single malts and blended whiskies including distillery exclusives such as the Bottle Your Own Glenturret single malt which you can bottle straight from the cask.

Whether you are looking for a unique distillery tour, a very special warehouse experience, or even the opportunity to blend your own whisky, Glenturret is the only distillery in Scotland able to offer a truly authentic, traditional whisky making experience. 

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Interesting tour, very friendly staff

Visited here for the distillery tour, which was interesting and included samples of a couple of drams (drivers can take them home). The food in the cafe was nice, the gift shop... read more

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Visited here for the distillery tour, which was interesting and included samples of a couple of drams (drivers can take them home). The food in the cafe was nice, the gift shop has a good variety of merchandise and all the staff were really friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic tour, great tastings (they gave my wife takeaway tubs cos she was driving) Very good cafe and shop. Cat interest too!

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TFG_Experience, Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience, responded to this review

Dear PhilTwo, Thank you very much for your review. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and the cats! We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon, Kind regards, Lucy Whitehall Retail Development Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the famous Grouse experience on the 10th February and had a fantastic time . Lesley Jamieson was our tour guide who was very knowledgeable with her whisky and ingredients and made the entire tour fun with her own quirky Irish sense of humour. At one point Glen and Turret the site cats appeared and decided to chase a bird,... More 

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TFG_Experience, Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience, responded to this review

Dear terrocotta, Thank you very much for your review. It was a delight to read how much you enjoyed your visit. Lesley will be really thrilled with your comments! We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon, Kind regards, Lucy Whitehall Retail Development Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Glen Turret today (17/2/17) for the famous grouse experience and loved it! Was great to see the hand crafted ways of whisky making, followed by tastings of two of the whiskies available in the shop. Lesley, our guide for the tour was particularly helpful and knowledgeable about the whisky and the various flavours. Only downside, we spent so long... More 

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TFG_Experience, Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience, responded to this review

Dear cwright1989, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. It's lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your tour and visit with Lesley, she will be really thrilled with your comments! We do hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Lucy Whitehall Retail Development Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited today as it was a bit dreich. We started with a hot toddie before Calum did the introduction at the start of our tour. Calum was enthusiastic and was very knowledgable. Whilst I knew the Famous Grouse I had never heard of Glen Turret which is one of the malts in the Grouse blend. The tour finishes in... More 

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TFG_Experience, Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience, responded to this review

Dear JudieSpoons, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. It's lovely to hear that you popped in to see us and that you enjoyed your experience with Calum! We do hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Lucy Whitehall Retail Development Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience. More 

Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time we have brought overseas visitors to the tour at Glenturret distillery. They loved all of it, even just the massive grouse statue in the car park! Make sure if you book online that you state your preference for which tour to join. Our three visitors happened to be the only ones on their tour so... More 

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TFG_Experience, Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience, responded to this review

Dear a b, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. It's lovely to hear that you popped in to see us with your visitors and that you enjoyed your experience! We do hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Lucy Whitehall Retail Development Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been many times before over the years, earliest visit when I was about 8 yrs old, I am now 50. Did not do the tour this time only went to the shop for some goodies to take home. Very good selection of gifts. Excellent parking.

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TFG_Experience, Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience, responded to this review

Dear BigMan999, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. It's lovely to hear that you popped in to see us and that you enjoyed looking around our shop. We do hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Lucy Whitehall Retail Development Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience. More 

Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very welcoming distillery suitable for all ages, guide was very knowledgeable and helped everyone to understand.

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TFG_Experience, Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience, responded to this review

Dear alexlilwall, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your experience at Glenturret Distillery! We do hope to see you again soon for another visit! Kind regards, Lucy Whitehall Retail Development Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience. More 

Cebu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff who gave us the tour was jolly and very detailed. As an active Distellery, we went thru the stages of "brewing". Am unsure where it could be improved but somewhere down I got a little bored. It was okay. The highlight was the "tasting" that happened at the end.

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TFG_Experience, Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience, responded to this review

Dear sarahjoie, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your experience at Glenturret Distillery, although we note your comments towards the tour. We will take this on board to improve our customer experience in the future. We do hope to see you again soon for another visit soon! Kind regards,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly engaging, highly educational distillery visit. The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery is the best one I have been to. The cafe/restaurant is outstanding too, afternoon tea was delicious.

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TFG_Experience, Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your experience at Glenturret Distillery. We do hope to see you again soon for another visit. Kind regards, Lucy Whitehall Retail Development Manager at The Famous Grouse Experience. More 

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