Speyside Whisky and Moray Firth Coast Day Tour from Inverness

Cultural & Theme Tours in Elgin
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Tour description

Whether you're a whisky lover or a whisky learner, you're bound to get a taste for it in the beautiful region of Speyside, in the comfort of a luxury, 16 seat mini-coach.The area is home to around 50% of all Scottish whisky distilleries, so there's almost too much to see and drink. Let your experienced driver-guide help you get the most out of the region by taking you to two distinct distilleries. It's a chance to learn about the incredible history, process, and flavors of Scotland's national drink. And if you're not a whisky lover, there's gorgeous scenery and a chance to explore the ruins of a stunning 12th century castle.There will be time for lunch on this full-day tour, however it is not included in the price. Please note that entrance fees for the distilleries are also not included.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Glenfiddich Distillery, Dufftown, Moray, ScotlandArguably, the distillery that created the global demand for single malt whisky.This distillery produces the largest quantity of whisky in Scotland. But it’s far from a sterile factory, this is a historic distillery created by a famous whisky pioneering family, and the traditions and age of the site are evident. Your guide here gives you an extensive tour including a tasting of the core range of Glenfiddich’s delicious whiskies.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Benromach DistilleryThis small-scale independently-owned distillery is our first distillery of the day. The friendly staff at the distillery explain how they make whisky and show you the different areas of production before giving you a wee sample of the golden-hued spirit itself.This distillery does whisky the old fashioned Speyside way. Slowly with a little bit of smoke.Duration: 1 hour 20 minutesStop At: elgin morayExplore this town and discover an incredible wee whisky shop and a gorgeously grand Cathedral.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Findhorn Beach, Findhorn, Forres, Moray, ScotlandA classic UK north seascape with a stony beach and colourful beach sheds.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Balvenie Castle, Dufftown, Moray, ScotlandNear to Glenfiddich Distillery are the historic ruins of Balvenie Castle. There may be time to get a photo of the castle before you leave. Or if you’ve had enough whisky for the day, you can skip the Glenfiddich tour and venture into the ruins.Duration: 1 hour

What's included

  • Professional and friendly driver guide
  • Transport by 16-seat air-conditioned Mercedes mini-coach
  • Small group tour (16 people max) for a more personal experience

What's not included

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Glenfiddich Distillery
  • Entry/Admission - Benromach Distillery
  • Entry/Admission - elgin moray
  • Entry/Admission - Balvenie Castle


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point