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The GlenDronach Distillery

Forgue By Huntly, Forgue AB54 6DB, Scotland
+44 131 456 2672
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Fantastic Birthday Treat

Drove out from Aberdeen for the 1pm tour on my birthday. As it was lunch time we were the only ones... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ross W
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
via mobile
Driver gets a take away

We were staying not far from here so popped in for a tour. We were greeted with a very warm welcome... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
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Take a look around one of Scotland's oldest working distilleries and discover the history and traditions of single malt scotch whisky. The GlenDronach distillery has been creating the finest sherried single malts for nearly 200 years. Our visitor centre and gift shop are open with guided distillery tours running regularly throughout the day.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Forgue By Huntly, Forgue AB54 6DB, Scotland
+44 131 456 2672
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Drove out from Aberdeen for the 1pm tour on my birthday. As it was lunch time we were the only ones there, so we kinda got a VIP tour & tasting with the 2 of us & our guide Karen. Highlights included a mild splashing...More

Thank Ross W
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We were staying not far from here so popped in for a tour. We were greeted with a very warm welcome from all the ladies and explained how the tour would go. They are very drink driving conscious so designated driver gets sample to take...More

Thank BandG1950
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Having done a few distillery tours there are certain things you expect to be part of it and they were there. Once you get past the core details of whiskey it's the individualities that make it - although small GlenDronach has character and the tastings...More

Thank Redheaded83
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

If you are base in Dufftown, Aberlour or Craigellachie, it is a 40 minites drive. A wee far away, but it is the best full sherry cask whisky distillery in Scotland! Out of 21 distillery I have visited this week, this is the distillery I...More

Thank Darryn Y
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A very enjoyable tour , it may be one of the smaller distilleries but you get a warm welcome. We had 3 great drams , fantastic whisky. Well worth a visit.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I have visited this distillery a couple times in the past years and have bought a variety of malts. Unfortunately this visit was a bit disappointing as they seem to have lost the personable experience they offered in the past. We were advised that although...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The Reception staff at our hotel recommended this distillery, highlighting the fact that it was a smaller distillery, without the usual large gift shop and coach tours! We arrived at just after 10am, the first to arrive so had a personal tour. Karen certainly knew...More

Thank PamTS
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Recently in Scotland visited this distillery. Spent an enjoyable time touring this establishment and finding out about the making of the whiskey. Plenty of ladders to go up and down so not so disabled friendly

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We had a tour with Karen and found it really informative and love the old traditional techniques and methods Glendronach is using. We had a 11am tour on a Saturday and it was nice and quiet.

Thank dalehenders0n
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Went with a few friends from a Whisky club we belong to, Karen was our guide and she was funny, knowledgeable and pleasantly eccentric.She gave us a great tour and we had some great banter during the tasting. Glendronach is a little off the speyside...More

Thank fernandodlc2011
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Derek H | Reviewed this property |
The whiskey is pre bottled and can be bought at the end of the tour.
2 August 2016|
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Response from Diana T | Reviewed this property |
They do tasting sessions for the whisky but don't have a cafe.