Guided tour

Edinburgh: Holyrood Distillery Gin and Whisky Guided Tour

4.7 / 5

25 reviews

Edinburgh: Holyrood Distillery Gin and Whisky Guided Tour

From $23.90 per person

Enjoy a guided flavour-forward experience, learn how gin and whisky are made, and explore the craft distilling methods at Holyrood Distillery.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Enjoy a sensory experience, tasting and nosing as you see the sights of the distillery
  • Learn about how whisky and gin are made, both traditionally and with modern methods
  • Enhance your experience by purchasing a flight of gin or whisky to enjoy at your leisure afterwards
Full description
A modern distillery in the heart of historic Edinburgh, Holyrood Distillery is inspired by its surroundings, never afraid to experiment, and dedicated to shaping the spirit of tomorrow. Our guided experience allows you to discover how gin and whisky are created, as well as the traditions and innovative new methods in craft distilling. This is a hands-on sensory experience, taking in the sights of the gin and whisky distillery, with opportunities for tasting and nosing throughout. At the conclusion of the tour, you have the opportunity to purchase a flight of gin or whisky to enjoy at your leisure, with a full introduction by a member of the distillery's passionate team (this drink is included in the tour price until August 29th, 2021).
  • Fully guided tour of the distillery
  • Complimentary branded Glencairn glass
  • A flight of gin or whisky (limited offer available until August 29th 2021)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Holyrood Distillery is located in the centre of the City of Edinburgh, just a ten minute walk from the Royal Mile, or from Holyrood Palace. Please arrive at the distillery 10 minutes before your tour is due to start.

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card

    Not allowed

    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • Until August 29th 2021 the tours will include a guided flight of gin or whisky at the end. After this date, you will be able to purchase flights as an add-on.
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    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 25 reviews

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    Excellent distillery tour the guide really knew his stuff and good lot of free samples

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