Top things to do

Museum in Dufftown

Whisky Museum

As well as housing a selection of distillery memorabilia (try saying that after a few drams), the Whisky Museum holds ‘nosing and tasting evenings’ in the Commercial Hotel, where you can learn what to look for in a …
Distillery in Dufftown

Glenfiddich Distillery Visitor Centre

Glenfiddich kept single malt alive during the dark years. The distillery is big and busy, but the handiest for Dufftown, and foreign languages are available. The 90-minute standard tour (£10) starts with an overblow…
Pub in Dufftown

Grouse Inn

A pub famed for its whisky collection, the Grouse has an astounding 235 different malt whiskies on the optic behind the bar, and more than 700 to choose from. There's also a tearoom (open 10am to 6pm Saturday to Thu…
Heritage Railway in Dufftown

Keith & Dufftown Railway

A line running for 11 miles from Dufftown to Keith sees trains hauled by 1950s diesel motor units running on weekends from Easter to September, plus Fridays from June onward. There are also two 1930s ‘Brighton Belle…
Distillery in Dufftown

Macallan Distillery

Macallan is famous for making excellent sherry-casked malt whiskies; a new distillery and visitor centre opened in 2018. The 1¾-hour tours (maximum group of 10) must be prebooked. Lovely location 1 mile west of Crai…
Food & Drink in Dufftown

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

This biannual whisky festival in Dufftown has a number of great events. It takes place in early May and late September; both accommodation and events should be booked well ahead.
Historic Building in Dufftown

Speyside Cooperage

Here you can watch the fascinating art of barrel-making during a 45-minute guided tour. It’s a mile south of Craigellachie on the Dufftown road.
Food & Drinks in Dufftown

Whisky Shop

A fantastic shop that stocks hundreds of single malts and runs tasting sessions and other events.