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Deanston Distillery & Visitor Centre

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Address: Deanston Distillery Near Doune, Stirling FK16 6AG, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1786 843010
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Deanston Distillery is located 8 miles north of Stirling on the A84 near...

Deanston Distillery is located 8 miles north of Stirling on the A84 near Doune, at the gateway to the dramatic Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. No ordinary 'run of the mill' whisky tour, we are just 45 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Visit us and experience our traditional open mash tun, gleaming copper stills and our maturation warehouse 2b. During your visit taste our distinctive single malt whisky which is fruity with a malty spiciness on the palate. Our distillery cafe, The Coffee Bothy is the ideal place to sit back and enjoy a leisurely lunch or coffee and cake. Either 'pre-tour' or 'apres-tour' make time to visit The Coffee Bothy where all our food is freshly prepared and handmade in the distillery kitchen. Our friendly and knowledgable team look forward to welcoming you to Deanston Distillery. - Free Parking - Disabled Access - Distillery Shop - Distillery CafeAdditional Information:Set in the heart of Scotland, Deanston Distillery is an ideal starting point to take in the best of what Scotland has to offer. Having visited our whisky distillery other Scottish icons nearby include castles, lochs, glens and wild animals! Doune Castle, backdrop to the Monty Python film 'Knights of the Holy Grail' is 20 minutes walking distance, Stirling Castle the favoured residence of Scotland's Kings and Queens only 8 miles away. Loch Katrine surrounded by beautiful scenery is 30 minutes by car and the Blair Drummond Safari Park just down the road. Combined with the local villages of Doune, Callander, Dunblane and the City of Stirling there is much to see and do.

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Interesting tour and whiskey tasting

A good informative tour, reasonably priced at GBP 7 including the tasting, the restaurant is also available for food, a nice range of sandwiches and salads are available as well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A good informative tour, reasonably priced at GBP 7 including the tasting, the restaurant is also available for food, a nice range of sandwiches and salads are available as well as teas and coffees

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great tour given by Gregor. We started with a short video and then a detailed tour of all the steps from distilling to storage. The whiskey barrel storage room was quite impressive. We ended with a tasting or two. Everyone was very friendly and helpful and answered all our questions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a tasting only here, and was impressed with the flavor of the whiskey. We are not connoisseurs by any means, but we were able to drink it and taste the differences with the 18 and 20 year scotchs. If we could have purchased a small amount to last us until we left Scotland, we would have bought it;... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

really well presented guided tour of the distillery, albeit at the weekend when no whisky is being made, but equally interesting. As for the tasting - wonderful whisky, and the chocolate tasting option was a great addition with simply exquisite chocolates to compliment the whisky.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to spend an hour if you're in the Stirling area. Harry, our guide was very pleasant and extremely knowledgable. Reasonably priced and a lovely "dram" at the end. A lovely lunch was also enjoyed in the restaurant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate in the cafe after some of our group went on a whisky tour and it was AMAZING!!! The food was fantastic! I highly recommend the grilled goat cheese salad! Our servers were Tracy and Victoria and they were absolutley perfect! They were friendly, helpful and worked very well as a team! Thank you so much for a lovely... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of interesting background on the history of the building (originally a cotton mill) and only a whisky distillery since 1965. Tour a bit light on detail of whisky production but green angle was intriguing (self sufficient on production of electricity from river)

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked in for the standard distillery tour that morning. The distillery is set in a beautiful location along the river valley and at this time of year it is stunning. The tour itself was ok, covering the different aspects of the distillery’s operation. The tasting at the end of the tour was of a dram of the standard... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving around the trossachs and stumbled across this distillery! A great guided tour and some lovely whisky to sample. The staff are very friendly and the tea room also very good. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the most pleasant thing is the cafe. There you can have very tasty soups or Sandwiches. The service ist perfect. Pleae sell a dram of Deanston Whisky for the taste

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