We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: | Lochy Bridge, Fort William PH33 6TJ, Scotland
Phone Number:
+44 1397 700200
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 408 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 141
  • 68
    Very good
  • 53
  • 41
  • 58
A nice visit

We came too late for the last visit, but had a good tasting and bought a bottle. The younger lad was more generous and let us taste quite a few however the older man was very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandra S
via mobile

Similar Things to Do in Fort William

Add Photo Write a Review

408 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 361: English reviews
Level Contributor
67 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came too late for the last visit, but had a good tasting and bought a bottle. The younger lad was more generous and let us taste quite a few however the older man was very reluctant! Overall we got to taste without the tour so a good experience.

Thank Sandra S
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We dropped in with our friends who were over from Sweden. The tour was excellently priced and the guide very knowledgeable. We paid extra and tried 3 additional whiskys at the end (except the designated driver) and it was very nice. If you are in the area its worth a look.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the distillery on easter weekend.We got our tickets for £5 per person.As part of the tour you get to see a short film and then you are taken around the distillery with the guide and at the end you get to taste the whisky.They offer £5 discount over the purchase with your ticket.Since it was our first distillery... More 

Thank Nidhi S
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
1,212 reviews
435 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,015 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I aren't whiskey drinkers but as we were already visiting Ben Nevis we decided to pop in. It was just my family on the tour. The guide was really informative and enthusiastic. We all left loving our experience.

1 Thank Saintlysinner
Redditch, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to west Scotland would not be complete without a guided tour around The Ben Nevis distillery. It's not just informative but being part of the places history. The guided tour was excellent and comprehensive and presented to us in a professional manner. A must see.

Thank SueVina
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited the majority of Scotland's distilleries I was surprised to find this one shut at 4pm on a Saturday Easter weekend and it doesn't even open at all on Sundays! After the effort of cycling 10 miles to enjoy a few wee nips for the evening I was left very disappointed. And sober.

Thank Fraz m
Fort William, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy the freshly prepared sandwiches and coffee served in Denby cups with saucers! However, now there are more options with soup and sandwich combos and homemade cup cakes or tray bakes to choose from. Friendly service from Richard and good value for quality food!

1 Thank Linnhe1212
Level Contributor
39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very informational tour that Ian gave us. We started off with a video. It was so nice to learn about how whiskeys are made and the different criteria they have to meet in order to be considered a Scottish whiskey such as it has to be 40% alcohol level, it has to mature over 3 years, etc.... More 

Thank Jason W
Bradford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

A wet day in Fort William, this is just down the road from the old Inverlochy castle, bus 45/46/47 from the town centre (not the bus station). A brief dvd, before visiting the plant. Approx. £2.50 for those that don't imbibe, £5 for one tipple and £19 for 4 tipples. Great tour guide in Brian, who goes through the whole... More 

1 Thank mazk42
Level Contributor
11 reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely distillery, great whisky. The guide is very knowledgeable and will explain you all details about productio. Great

Thank Luca C

Travellers who viewed Ben Nevis Distillery also viewed

Fort William, Lochaber

Been to Ben Nevis Distillery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Ben Nevis Distillery and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Ben Nevis Distillery staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?