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The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Edinburgh

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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icon10 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview

Take a break from the city and head into the Scottish Highlands for a taste of Scotch whiskies often missed by visitors. In addition to navigating, your guide acts as designated driver so that you can fully enjoy the tastings. Between distillery visits, break up the day with a midday stop to explore Aberfeldy. Round-trip transport from Edinburgh is included for your convenience.
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Departure Point

521 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PE, UK

Departure Time

8:45 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 29 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Timberbush Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Edinburgh?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Edinburgh.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Edinburgh?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Edinburgh.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Edinburgh?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Edinburgh.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Edinburgh?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Edinburgh.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Edinburgh?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 29 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by The Ultimate Whisky Experience from Edinburgh.

Traveler Tips


  • "This trip is a must if you’re looking to explore more of Scotland, learn about the history, and sample whisky along the way (a must even if you don’t like whisky)." See review
  • "It was a lot of time spent in a van/bus but it was worth it to see some of the more northern parts of the country." See review
  • "An absolute five star trip recommended to whisky-lovers who fancy a delightful day-off." See review

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Ultimate Whisky Experience!
Corinne_F
, Mar 2020
Paul B was a fantastic tour guide- very knowledgable, friendly and a good sense of humour! Thank you Paul for a fantastic day!
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Excellent tour
Olesja_M
, Mar 2020
We had an excellent time on this tour - tasted some great whiskies, learnt a lot about history and Scotland and saw some incredible scenery around the Highlands. Our guide Paul B was very knowledgeable and funny, would recommend this tour to anybody.
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A great and delicious experience
mihirmason
, Feb 2020
This tour was great! As whisky drinkers ourselves it was great to have a tour guide who also knew a lot about whisky after working in the industry for 20 years. The bus was comfortable, we had comfort stops along the way, the views were amazing and our guide was very knowledgeable about the area. The distilleries were great, especially the Dewars distillery, where we had a whisky and chocolate pairing and a great tour of the distillery. We learnt a lot and had a great time, definitely worth the money. Thanks!
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Amazing experience
Irina G
, Jan 2020
such a good trip and worth doing. Paul B was amazing and his history knowledge unbelievable. Would recommend this tour to everybody
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Highlands, history, and whisky...oh my!
Doubledee253
, Dec 2019
This trip is a must if you’re looking to explore more of Scotland, learn about the history, and sample whisky along the way (a must even if you don’t like whisky). Our guide, Paul, was so accommodating of everyone on the tour group. His sincerity and good nature is apparent from the moment you meet him. His telling of the history and tales of Scotland are like reading a book that you don’t want to put down. The world of whisky is vast and it was incredible to see how it’s made behind the scenes. This was by far the best tour I did during my time in Scotland and was an experience I’ll keep with me for the rest of my life. Thank you for everything, Paul! -D and Mel
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Great whisky tour
Susan D
, Dec 2019
Had great day visiting dewars whisky at aberfelby. Love the highlands driving and countryside also history and information along way..
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Whiskey!
lkgsmail
, Oct 2019
Hard to go wrong with a Scottish Highland whiskey tour. Our guide, Ray, was fun and full of history to boot. I highly recommend this tour!!
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Fantastic Tour
walt1524
, Oct 2019
Highly Recommended, Ian--,The Tour Guide and Bus Driver had made our trip so enjoyable and a whole day full of fun .
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Great Experience
Road37428494692
, Sep 2019
This tour greatly exceeded our expectations. Our guide Ray gave an outstanding history lesson of Scotland along the way. Highly recommend!!
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Delightful whisky distillery visit
Chongchonz
, Aug 2019
Our friendly guide Danny, as we may call him “King Dan”, has given us a fantastic trip to the distilleries and the beautiful highlands, with just the perfect blend of history, anecdote, jokes, photo-shooting and of course, whisky along the road. An absolute five star trip recommended to whisky-lovers who fancy a delightful day-off.
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Product code: 6898P28

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