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Address: Bladnoch, Wigtown DG8 9AB, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1988 402605
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
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Scotland's most southerly distillery. Currently closed to visitors and...

Scotland's most southerly distillery. Currently closed to visitors and distillery tours whilst an extensive distillery refurbishment is underway. Distillery shop only open weekdays with limited stock supplies until new malt releases later on in 2016.

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Under new management

This much troubled distillery is under new (Australian) management. A bright future lies ahead for local employment and new products. Sadly no tours for now, maybe next year? Call... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2015
Nick A
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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toronto
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63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a pleasant drive out there during a visit to Wigstown but when we arrived it was all closed up and apparently under extensive renovation when I knockdown the door of the office. Best to phone ahead if you are a dedicated fan!

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Thank ian a
Wigtown, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

The distillery tour is fascinating, although I believe it has been suspended during renovations at present. Phone ahead to check. Recently changed ownership, the new 'distiller' has great plans to expand the operation. Great tour, and a nice wee dram at the end.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

This much troubled distillery is under new (Australian) management. A bright future lies ahead for local employment and new products. Sadly no tours for now, maybe next year? Call in and show you care. It could have been another lost gem. Be patient!

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1 Thank Nick A
Horwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

called in as we were passing, they were undergoing work on the public areas. stocks are very low in the shop but the lady who was attending the shop was lovely. The good news is that a new owner has been found and things are looking very bright for the future

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Thank PGH51
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Before visiting Bladnoch Distillery I was aware that it had entered administration earlier in the year (2015) and a new buyer had just been found in the last two weeks. Because of this, they are currently not doing tours although they should be early next year. The primary reason for visiting was just to see the shop since we passed... More 

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4 Thank Mike S
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Called to visit this place but told it was in liquidation awaiting new ownership. Could be really interesting but the site needs a revamp in order to make it worthwhile to visit.

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HOLMFIRTH
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

Hopefully it will shortly be in new ownership. So nice to see it still in business. Well worth a visit if you are in the area and a great dram. Also there is a good distillery shop. Currently open Mon - Friday Looking forward to tasting the new spirit.

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2 Thank JOHN G
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
50 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

No longer does tours - in liquidation and apparently has not done tours for around a year. The gift shop is still open but there is a poor choice of merchandise. The whiskey that remains in there is also rather expensive and no means of tasting before you buy which would have been essential for me to have purchased any.... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

The shop is fast running out of supplies l just hope a new owner is found soom. The lady in the shop is lovely and helpful we hope when we go back in September everything will be sorted out.

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Thank janet B
Darwen
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

Due to owners falling out the distillery is in administration but there are plenty of interest from potential buyers. At the moment all that is open is the shop, the lady working in the shop was very friendly and we hope to return when the current problem is sorted.

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