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Deanston Distillery & Visitor Centre

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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...more
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Deanston Distillery Near Doune, Stirling FK16 6AG, Scotland
+44 1786 843010
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited with friends for the warehouse tour a few weeks ago. We were very well looked after by Alice, very knowledgable about the Distilery and the industry in general. I would highly recommend this tour if you enjoy cask whisky, there’s not many distilleries you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 718AM
Reviewed 3 days ago

A group of friends visited, by public transport, had a nice lunch followed by an interesting visit and an instructed tasting. Learned a few things and enjoyed the whisky. Great day out.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I arrived at 3pm for the Warehouse 4 experience, and boy did we get it 🤣 🥃🥃🥃🥃🥃🥃 Brian & Garry our guides were so so knowledgeable on not just Deanston’s history but any and all things alcohol haha we learnt so much...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Katiebiscuits
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

1st class experience. Beautiful setting with amazing history. Abbie was such an informative tour guide with loads of in depth knowledge. We were totally gobsmacked to hear she was only 10 weeks in the job. Well done Deanston on fantastic employee selection as all staff...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dot M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place to visit if you are interested about Whisky. Tasting for 2 Whisky’s does not give a full picture so 4 is recommended. Tour and guide where fantastic.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank T8259SGpeter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having been on other distillery tours and having seen the basic processes before we went on the tour of Warehouse 4. Our guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. We were well informed and tasted whisky from various casks and learned so much about the different...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alibroon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Deanston with my young great nephews and we weren’t disappointed. Sarah our guide engaged with the boys (7&8) and pitched the tour so they could understand and did not get bored. The setting of the old mill is stunning, the distillery is very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really interesting and educating tour of this old cotton mill transformed distillery. Emily was our guide and she was great, kept the tour very interactive and engaging. All staff in the distillery were very friendly. You don't feel as a tourist but rather as their...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PetrP_RUH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic tour by our guide Emily who was lovely. It was amazing to walk around and see the distillery which used to be a victorian cotton mill. The surrounding landscape is also beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jjj M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I broke away from a meeting to go visit the Deanston Distillery on a Wednesday afternoon. I purchased the basic tour with a 2 sample tasting. I was the only one in my group and enjoyed the interaction with the guide. The tour lasted about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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21 October 2018|
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Response from Peter S | Property representative |
Hi there, Many thanks for your enquiry regarding the distillery being wheelchair accessible. Unfortunately due to the historic nature of our building not all areas of the distillery are mobility friendly, we are unable to... More
Luba O
25 July 2017|
Response from Peter S | Property representative |
Hi There, We are delighted to see all ages at the Distillery. We ask for our younger visitors (under 12) that they are accompanied by an adult at all times, one adult per young person. We look forward to seeing you... More
3 January 2017|
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Response from steve1934 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we went from Stirling took us about half an hour by bus, but from Edinburgh probably a train to Stirling around 45mins and then the bus to Deanston distillery.Hope it helps.