Speyside Malt Whisky

Speyside Malt Whisky

The water of life, made from the pure clean water of Speyside. Speyside, with its dramatic, raw landscape is home to around half of Scotland’s malt whisky distilleries tucked among the rugged hills of the Spey Valleys. Scroll down to learn about  distilleries to visit, the Malt Whisky Trail, the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival and the Speyside Cooperage. Image credit: Scottish Viewpoint

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

Whether you are a whisky connoisseur or just curious about what makes malt whisky so special, the annual Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival in May is an event not to be missed.  Taking place at the heart of ‘Malt Whisky Country’, hundreds of inspired events are held throughout the region, where the highest concentration of distilleries in Scotland can be found on the banks of the River Spey. Over five days, join special distillery tours, visit pretty towns and villages, enjoy drams at energetic traditional Scottish ceilidhs and explore the great outdoors. Find out more at www.spiritofspeyside.com.

Speyside Whisky Festival

Speyside Cooperage

The Speyside Cooperage has been home to the ancient art of coopering since 1947. Still using many traditional methods the coopers are busy shaping, shaving and charring casks, preparing them to be shipped across the world. Find out more at www.speysidecooperage.co.uk

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Speyside Golf Experience

Formerly known as Scotland’s Golf Whisky Trail, the Speyside Golf Experience has been created to offer golfers from around the world a truly unique experience in this part of Scotland.
Our five golf courses offer exceptional golfing encounters, diversity and distinctive playing conditions making this one of the most unique destinations in the Home of Golf.
This is also Speyside, the heart of Scotland’s whisky distilling industry with more than 28 separate distilleries on or near the banks of the River Spey.
Scotland’s Golf Whisky Trail gives you the opportunity to combine wonderful golf outings with a genuine experience of the hospitality and Spirit of Speyside.
Choose from one of our competitively priced packages to sample one of Scotland’s best blends, Golf & Whisky!
For more information please visit www.scotlandsgolfwhiskytrail.com/index.php

Explore Moray Speyside’s distilleries


Aberlour Distillery
Aberlour
Tel: 01340 881249
www.maltwhiskydistilleries.com

Ballindalloch Distillery
Ballindalloch
Tel: 01807 500331
www.ballindallochdistillery.com

Benromach Distillery
Forres
Tel: 01309 675968 www.benromach.com

Cardhu Distillery
Aberlour
Tel: 01479 874635
www.discovering-distilleries.com/cardhu/

Cragganmore Distillery
Ballindalloch
Tel: 01479 874715
www.discovering-distilleries.com/cragganmore

Craigellachie Distillery, Aberlour
Tel: 01340 872971

Dhallas Dhu, Forres
Tel: 01309 676548

Glen Grant, Aberlour
Tel: 01340 832 118
www.glengrant.com

Glen Moray Distillery, Elgin
Tel: 01343 550900
www.glenmoray.com

Glenfarclas Distillery
Ballindalloch
Tel: 01807500345
www.glenfarclas.co.uk

Glenfiddich Distillery,Dufftown
Tel: 01340 820 373
www.glenfiddich.com/uk/

The Glenlivet Distillery
Ballindalloch
Tel: 01340 821720
www.maltwhiskydistilleries.com

Strathisla Distillery,Keith
Tel: 01542 783044
www.maltwhiskydistilleries.com/

Tamdhu Distillery
Aberlour
Tel: 01506 852205
www.tamdhu.com

The Macallan, Craigellachie
Tel: 01340 872280
www.themacallan.com