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Talisker Distillery is the oldest working distillery on the Isle of Skye, set on the shores of Loch Harport in the village of Carbost. Come and visit us for a tour of the Distillery, see our 5 copper pot stills and the traditional worm tubs that...more
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Carbost IV47 8SR, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We bought a couple of bottles today 19/08/18) of which 1 is a limited edition that was made by a female who worked there for around 30 years :-) We shall keep this bottle for a few years as we were told that it may...More

Thank miracle1Bucks
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great tour and friendly staff. Well worth a visit and we picked up a few bits and bobs in the gift shop before we left

Thank ArishaIsabella
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed our visit to the Talisker Distillery last week while visiting Scotland. The host was most knowledgeable and kind.

Thank russjanharrold
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really nice visit of the distillery on the Isle of Skye! Staff is lovely and the whiskey amazing ! I really recommend it!

Thank Morgane L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very informative tour, although only the actual distilling process is still in Carbost. The guide was knowledgeable, maybe lacking a bit of enthusiasm. Tasting was only one (very) little sample.

Thank golems2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

I came here with a large group so we each got one dram and were able to sample many of Talisker's offerings. One thing to note, although their hours say 9-5, the bar doesn't open for tasting until 11 am. The bar tender was very...More

Thank Sonia M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did the classic one-hour tour and learned a lot of things. However, the tour could have been a bit more punchy : it lacked maybe small intentions that could have made this visit fantastic! If you’re not willing to do the tour, the distillery...More

Thank egrge
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were a bit disappointed by the tasting of Talisker in comparison to the other visits we realised before [Bowmore, Glenfiddich, Lagavulin]. It is not a matter of price [10 GPB per person] rather than quality of tour. Our guide was nice but explained everything...More

Thank BTChevalier
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very informative, well done and interesting tour of the main parts of the distillery. A great way to understand the complexity of the process of making whisky and why it's become such a big industry. We had an excelled guide, a good tasting at...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a great whisky tour of the Talisker distillery. David our guide was Very informative and knowledgeable. The whisky was also great! It was very busy whenb we were there, so good idea to book in advance but beware there is no internet to...More

Thank Diane G
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24 July 2018|
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Response from Stefan B | Reviewed this property |
You can pick the cheaper tour. All prices are the same tour, it’s just the number of tastings at the end. You will still receive a tasting, so either give it over to your husband, or you can ask to take the sample away. They... More
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16 April 2018|
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Response from ecofi | Reviewed this property |
Yes...plastic bag charging came into effect in Scotland ahead of the rest of the UK. Why is this being asked about Tallisker Distillery?
25 March 2018|
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Response from Grahame G | Reviewed this property |
No idea, sorry. We were staying over near Portree and do not have a motor home so not looking