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Springbank Distillery

85 Longrow, Campbeltown PA28 6EX, Scotland
+44 1586 552085
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Great little distillery

Small but very good tour. Bit different to the bigger ones. Tour guide was good. Had to walk over... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Julie A
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Distillery tour & Whiskey tasting

A great place to visit. The staff are efficient and knowledgeable about their business. We took the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Connie G
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Springbank Distillery is one of the main visitor attractions in Campbeltown, Kintyre. It is one of three distilleries remaining in Campbeltown which, in the 19th century, was classed as 'The Whisky Capital of the World'. Established in 1828, Springbank is the oldest independent family owned distillery in Scotland and is the only distillery in Scotland to carry out the full production process on one site - from the traditional floor maltings through to the bottling.
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85 Longrow, Campbeltown PA28 6EX, Scotland
+44 1586 552085

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Small but very good tour. Bit different to the bigger ones. Tour guide was good. Had to walk over to a shop after for a tasting. Nice shop with lots of things to buy. Parking but no proper toilet facilities only in the staff canteen.

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great place to visit. The staff are efficient and knowledgeable about their business. We took the tour first and booked the tasting to follow. The tasting was a good event fuelled by tasting 6 different malts.

Thank Connie G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is something uniquely different and distinct about family owned distilleries... Mind you I am a great fan, respect and enjoy all the whiskies that come from every distillery...however there is something about the smaller family owned ones...it's like whisky made with a few extra...More

Thank Manoj A M
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been on almost twenty distillery tours over many years, but Springbank was absolutely my favourite. Jim was an fantastic guide with a wealth of in depth knowledge. The distillery itself is the only in Scotland which is self-sufficient in its own floor maltings...More

Thank Martin_X_Hammer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on a two hour tour of Springbank Distillery that included a peak at a newer distillery (Glengyle). The guide walks you through the entire process, from seeing the malt spread out for drying, to making of the mash, distilling, aging, and bottling. All...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband has wanted to see where Kilkerran Whiskey was made for years and we were not let down . We were welcomed by a lovely young man who booked our tour and then informed us he would be our guide and it was his...More

Thank Kimberly F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to many distilleries, on many tours, but this is the best one I have ever been to. Forget your corporately owned places, this small distillery still does everything on site - malting (you can see the barley spread out by hand on...More

Thank THWL23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before coming to visit the Springbank distillery I have visited many others and as a whisky fan, you think you have seen it all. Until you visit Springbank. This is the old fashioned way of making whisky. You just feel that this is not about...More

Thank 2nstra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting and informative tour around the distillery. Tour includes a complete viewing of the distillery and all of the processes involved in the making of the Whisky.

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Springbank distillery established in 1828 sure has a lot of history. What makes this distillery definitely worth a visit is the fact that Springbank uses traditional production methods and 100% of the whisky making process (including the malting) is done on site. It was very...More

Thank CarolienBAC
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13 March 2017|
Response from ItsTerry | Reviewed this property |
It started in the morning around 10:00 but I can't remember for sure. You can email them to find out for sure. We walked around town with a very nice guy from Springbank who pointed out the locations of several of the old... More
19 February 2017|
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Response from StephLor | Reviewed this property |
about 2 hrs enjoy