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Isle of Raasay Distillery

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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A Tastfull Island Retreat

We travelled from Central Scotland to Raasay for a 2 night stay. We caught the 3pm ferry from... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Simon A
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
LOVE LOVE LOVED IT!

We are SO glad that we found our way here! At first we were a bit skeptical about "being far away... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
KirstRoeg
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Port Lincoln, Australia
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Enjoy a guided whisky tasting tour through Isle of Raasay Distillery and into our tasting room where you’ll be offered a complementary dram of Raasay While We Wait single malt; representative of what’s to come from our casks in the future, as well...more
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

We travelled from Central Scotland to Raasay for a 2 night stay. We caught the 3pm ferry from Sconser on Skye. On time no hassle. Journey time is about 20 mins. It was a little wet and windy but that took nothing away from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simon A
Sherpa25767853016, Distillery Administrator at Isle of Raasay Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Simon, Thank you for taking the time to publish your review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Raasay Distillery, I'll pass your feedback onto our hard working team here who will appreciate it. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We are SO glad that we found our way here! At first we were a bit skeptical about "being far away.. needing to catch the ferry" but to be honest this made it an even better experience! It was a lovely, quick, cheap journey across...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KirstRoeg
Iain Hector R, Visitor Experience Manager at Isle of Raasay Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Awww thanks Kirst...look forward to seeing you back many times.

Reviewed 5 October 2018

Didn't realise this was not on Isle of Skye until after I booked, then Omg realised it was a car ferry trip away.....? But don't panic because everything runs smoothly and the trip across is breath taking. Lovely modern bedroom and bathroom full of little...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SouthwestSam
Sherpa25767853016, Distillery Administrator at Isle of Raasay Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to publish your review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Raasay Distillery, I'll pass your feedback onto our hard working team here who will appreciate it. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice and beautiful design distillery. We enjoyed our tour. The view out of the panorama window is astonishing. We like the „while we wait“ so much, that we bought a bottle. 😊 we surely be back, when the first bottle is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Melanie S
Iain Hector R, Visitor Experience Manager at Isle of Raasay Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks for visiting Melanie, looking forward to your return. Slainte!

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

A truly exceptional place to stay. Great shower and the bed was comfortable. He continental breakfast in the gathering room was a lovely way to end our stay.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kizzcurry
ScottM7004, IT & Communications at Isle of Raasay Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear kizzcurry, thank you for taking the time to publish your review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Raasay Distillery, I'll pass your feedback onto our hard working team here who will appreciate it. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed for one night. The distillery is 5 minutes walk from the ferry. The rooms are spacious, modern and extremely well appointed with robes and slippers and some ‘While we wait whiskey’. The breakfast was continental with warn croissants and freshly made pancakes. Unfortunately...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wheaters1
ScottM7004, IT & Communications at Isle of Raasay Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Dear Wheaters1, thank you for taking the time to publish your review. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Raasay Distillery, I'll pass your feedback onto our hard working team here who will appreciate it as well as Raasay House. We...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

It’s difficult to know where to begin. Raasay itself is a must visit island - and the view from the new distillery is possibly the best view from any distillery anywhere in the world. My tour of the distillery was lead by expert tour guides...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ant B
Iain Hector R, Visitor Experience Manager at Isle of Raasay Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Many thanks for those kind words Ant. We hope you will come back many times

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This was our most interesting distillery visit so far. Given the very small size, we could even talk to the Distillery Master, and observe this modern distillery during production. Tasting was generous as well, with proper explanations. Highly recommended.

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

We took a side trip while traveling through Scotland. I found this distilery online and knew nothing about it or the little island it was located on. We were blown away by Ian and the personal touches he provided to our tour of the facility,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christopher W
Iain Hector R, Visitor Experience Manager at Isle of Raasay Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thanks Christoper A pleasure to welcome you here anytime Iain

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Having never been on a distillery tour before was unsure what to expect from this tour. It was excellent. For 10gbp tour fee, this is fantastic value, our tour guide Sally was a very friendly, knowledgeable guide, we learned a lot about the whiskey manufacturing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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