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Glen Garioch Distillery

Glengarioch Distillery Distillery Road, Oldmeldrum AB51 0ES, Scotland
+44 1651 873450
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Two lovely visits

As part of my work combatting social isolation in families impacted by dementia on two occasions I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
annieleighton20
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Elgin, United Kingdom
'Wee tasting tour'

Arriving in Oldmeldrum with our two Danish friends, we found the Glen Garioch distillery nestling... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tilosreturner
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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“wee dram” (12 reviews)
“excellent tour” (13 reviews)
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Glengarioch Distillery Distillery Road, Oldmeldrum AB51 0ES, Scotland
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+44 1651 873450
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of my work combatting social isolation in families impacted by dementia on two occasions I took groups for a tour at Glen Garioch. On both occasions the staff were excellent and could not have been more welcoming and accommodating , given some of...More

Thank annieleighton20
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arriving in Oldmeldrum with our two Danish friends, we found the Glen Garioch distillery nestling in the centre of town down the appropriately named 'Distillery Road'! This small road runs right through the distillery, giving a historical feel to our visit. We could imagine many,...More

Thank tilosreturner
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Really informative and interesting tour. Our guide, Richard, was incredibly knowledgeable and able to answer all our questions fully, he was friendly and made the tour interactive and fun. We did the tasting tour so got to sample 3 different ages of whisky at the...More

Thank Luke P
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and visited the Glen Garioch Distillery and went on the Wee Tasting Tour. Fiona T took us on the tour and was absolutely brilliant. She explained everything beautifully and was very knowledgeable. At the beginning of the tour she made sure who was...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

This was our first distillery tour and the gentleman leading the tour was funny and knowledgeable, explaining the process very clearly. We were allowed to take photos during a lot of the tour and they let us look inside the fermentation vats, unlike on some...More

Thank Wendy V
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

I was so lucky to have attended this event at the distillery, not only did I get to sample some of their beautiful whisky also my wife got to have a look around the craft fayre held within the malt barn. Unfortunately I never bought...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

We did the wee tasting tour. It was my first distillery tour but hubby had been to a large distillery previously. Fiona, our guide, was very knowledgable and you could tell she was passionate about the distillery and it’s whiskey. We went during the weekend...More

Thank Nicola W
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Just returned from a weekend spent visiting distillery's on Speyside, this was by far the highlight. We did the wee tour & the rare pair, I would definitely recommend the rare pair. There were 5 whiskeys to sample & a generous selection of local cheeses...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

We started with the tour which was really interesting. Even though we’ve visited several other distilleries in the past, we learned loads of whisky facts we didn’t know before. This was all down to our guide Fiona who was really knowledgeable despite being the youngest...More

Thank AberdeenAl
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

One of the oldest operating distilleries in Scotland. They specialise in producing precious small batch scotch whisky which are rare and well sought after. There are daily tours at the Visitor Centre which showcase the 220 years of craftsmanship that goes into every bottle. Thank...More

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Cindy C
18 April 2016|
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Response from matthiettucker2000 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we rented a car but you can catch a bus from Union Square going to Elgin or Inverurie and that will stop in Old Meldrum, the distillery is in the tiny village center
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