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The Whisky Castle

Opens in 17 min: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Great place.

Mike is a great entertainer, with great knowledge and willingness to impart. Amazing range of... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2013
Bruce J
Guelph, Canada
superb and well worth a visit!

This shop has an unbelievable collection of whiskies and a proprietor who knows his stuff and is so... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2013
David C
Tomintoul, United Kingdom
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“whisky shop”(19 reviews)
“whisky lovers”(6 reviews)
The Whisky Castle has been selling the finest malt whiskies of Scotland from its premises in the quaint village of Tomintoul for over 100 years. It is located at the gateway to Scotland's Malt Whisky Trail. Tomintoul is the highest village in the...more
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6 Main Street, Tomintoul AB37 9EX, Scotland
+44 1807 580213
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

we drove approx. 30mins to the whisky castle, expecting a great experience, the leaflet that we'd come across suggested a world famous great attraction, firstly we drove right past it, and when redirected we found an off-licence, overpriced, randomly shelved, including vodka and cans of...More

Thank dawnnnn
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Mike is a great entertainer, with great knowledge and willingness to impart. Amazing range of stock. No shortage of samples. Catch him at the Whisky Festival dinners too.

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 6 October 2013

This shop has an unbelievable collection of whiskies and a proprietor who knows his stuff and is so generous with his samples . There is also an attached gift and coffee shop. A must visit if you pass through.

Thank David C
Reviewed 5 October 2013

Mike gave us a terrific whiskey tasting and besides being very knowledgeable about single malts, he was pretty funny too! Go and have a great time.

Thank Frannie B
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We stopped by here for directions and left with several bottles after having a wonderful conversation with the gentleman behind the counter. He gave us an impromptu tasting of everything we had questions about and had such a wealth of information about all things whisky....More

Thank Joy-Leilani
Reviewed 30 August 2013

We stopped here on the way home from an excellent break in Grantown on Spey only to be confronted by a guy who thinks he knows it all bearing in mind that we are both malt whisky drinkers Cardhu is my favourite malt and Tamdhu...More

Thank Crailkid
Reviewed 26 August 2013

I visited several distilleries large and small, and did tastings, blended and single malt, all the while the guide for the trip I was on kept saying "don't purchase yet, I'll take you to the Whisky Castle". I'm very glad he did. The proprietor asked...More

Thank L C
Reviewed 12 August 2013

When visiting and you get the feeling that his whiskeys aren't that exclusive and are over-priced, that's you feeling right. Don't let that keep you from going to the Wisky Castle though. Have a few pours and listen to the proprietor speak. The more you...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2013

This is a fabulous place to go if you are a lover of whisky. The owner gives enough samples to keep you happy! There is a large range of Whisky to choose from and the owner certainly knows his stuff. Well worth a visit.

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