Distillery Visits 2021

Distilleries – opening and visitor arrangements

Ardnahoe  – Open 7 days 10am until 5pm. Serving lunches 12-3.45pm (pre-booking required, Max 8 people from 3 households) fresh home baking, tea and barista coffee available all day.

Tastings available. Tours (max 8 people at a time max from three households) pre-booking required. Tel 01496 840777. See website Ardnahoedistillery.com for more details.

Ardbeg –  Visitor centre open with a new shop, outdoor food to go from the ARDsteam trailer and tastings. Tel 01496 302244 www.ardbeg.com


Bruichladdich –  The Laddie shop is open (no tours or tastings at the moment). Please book your visit (max six per group) via phone or the website. Shop opening times are Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm Tel 01496 850190 www.bruichladdich.com

Bowmore – Retail only, (no tours currently). Please call to book ahead to visit the shop 01496 810441 www.bowmore.com

Bunnahabhain  – Distillery visitor centre shop open Monday to Sunday 10am – 4pm. Warehouse 9 tasting experiences available. Call  01496 840557 for details and to book. Virtual tasting experiences available (UK only) Find and book your tasting experience at https://bunnahabhain.digitickets.co.uk/tickets

Any questions or to arrange a tasting for a group or club, please email Billy and the team on info@bunnahabhain.com

Caol Ila – Currently closed due to construction works. Caol Ila can be sampled at Lagavulin


Kilchoman – Open. Classic tours and tastings available (the whisky bar is open). Beach tastings available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Visitor centre open 7 days a week and café open 11am to 4pm (bookings for lunch or refreshments not essential but advisable) tours@kilchomandistillery.com or +441496 850011.

Jura – Currently closed to visitors. Visitor centre may open later in the year but no tours will be available in 2021. Tel 01496 820 385

Laphroaig – Shop open 10am to 4pm seven days a week (no tours currently). Please call to book ahead to visit the shop 01496 302418. Check the website for more details and the latest information on opening and resumption of tours. www.laphroaig.com

Lagavulin – Shop is open 10-5 Monday to Saturday. Advanced booking is essential. All experience bookings (Lagavulin Tasting experience, Warehouse Experience, or Exclusive Experience) can be made direct with the visitor centre team by phoning 01496 302749 or email lagavulin@malts.com

For more details visit website www.lagavulin.com

Lussa Gin, Jura – Open Monday to Friday, 10am until 4.30pm. Booking tours essential (email tours@lussagin.com or call 01496 820196).

Nerabus Gin – Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 4pm at Islay House Square, for tastings, purchases and meet the makers. About | Isle of Islay Gin

Whisky stills at Ardnahoe Distillery
Wash Back at Ardnahoe Distillery
The spirit safe at Ardnahoe Distillery
Ardbeg Disitllery
Outside the Visitor Centre at Laphroaig Distillery
In the Still room at Ardnahoe Distillery, Islay