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Highland Park Distillery

Holm Rd | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1SU, Kirkwall, Scotland
+44 1856 874619
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***Most excellent***

Well I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect, so we opted for the Magnus Eunson tour at £75 per head... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Keldie13
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Woking, United Kingdom
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Once in a Lifetime Experience!

First, thank you to Highland Park for being so accommodative and fitting me in for a Vintage... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Compton000
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Home of "The Best Spirit in the World"
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting room” (12 reviews)
“great tour” (30 reviews)
“malting floor” (11 reviews)
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Holm Rd | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1SU, Kirkwall, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect, so we opted for the Magnus Eunson tour at £75 per head. We were not disappointed. After a sketchy start i.e. not getting the day we wanted, speaking to a member of staff with a terse telephone...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, thank you to Highland Park for being so accommodative and fitting me in for a Vintage Tasting Tour on short notice over Easter Holiday. Second, the charm of this distillery is magnetic: there is something so romantic about their artisanal attention to producing a...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

I had planned to visit Highland Park for a while booking well in advance. I found myself lucky as walk-ins were turned away due to refurbishment work. The tour and tasting were great. This is a distillery where you can see the whole process with...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

With the unique early process done on site, this unique offering tour distillary was a highlight and a beam. It is romantique.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Had been looking forward to this for some time and booked by e-mail in advance, so all things were sorted..... now just to get there.... and I did... ok, first off the tour started well..... I had an interesting and knowledgeable guide, the tour group...More

1  Thank rabidquill
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We visited on a really wet morning and were initially just going to visit the shop but then decided to do the tour which was a great decision. i have been on quite a few distillery tours so I was not sure if there was...More

1  Thank Sooz1903
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We came on a tour from our Princess cruise ship. Orkney is such a beautiful place to visit with quite a bit to see. The Highland Park Distillery is probably a jewel of the island for sure. The buildings are very old, the customs, methods,...More

1  Thank dirthead
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We did the Magnus Eunson tour in mid August and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very glad we paid for the higher end tour, well worth it. Our tour / Tasting guide was James and he did an excellent job combining knowledge, teaching us about scotch and...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

If you’re driving into Kirkwall from the southeast, look for the chimneys that look like Chinese pagodas. This distillery is on the southern edge of Kirkwall. There is paved parking for tourists opposite the main building, but don’t try to park there if you have...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I'm like to think of myself as a self made whisky buff and visited many distilleries yet still utterly glad I visited this one. Great distilled and knowledgeable team. Went for one of the upgraded tours which gives you a tasting after even tried a...More

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beachvacationsareus
30 April 2017|
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Response from Pat R | Property representative |
The cost per adult on a basic tour is £10
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