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Ben Nevis Distillery

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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I've been to better ones. Stopped to purchase a gift to take home. Prices were very reasonable... read more

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Griffin, Georgia
Fun to get up close and personal with the mash!

We had a great tour guide, lovely lady from Poland who knows her business well. It was so fun to... read more

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Nestled at the foot of Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis Distillery has been crafting Scotch whisky for nearly 200 years. The Visitor Centre invites you to come in and see how we make our whisky, as well as taste some of the whiskies we produce.
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| Lochy Bridge, Fort William PH33 6TJ, Scotland
+44 1397 700200
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Reviewed yesterday

I've been to better ones. Stopped to purchase a gift to take home. Prices were very reasonable. Needs a little renovation.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First, the staff at the welcome counter isn’t that welcoming. Second, the visitor center needs renovation and it was a little smelly. Finally, I would only recommend if you haven’t seen a distillery in your life.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We, along with a number of others, were waiting at the door of the Ben Nevis Distillery for a visit, tour & tasting, at the advertised opening time of 12noon recently. The sign at the gate said it would be open and others said they...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour at this distillery was quite detailed explaining how different whiskies are done and the difference in taste. The water is supplied directly from the mountains, so no wonder in Scotland you find the finest whiskies!

Thank dfelice72
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great tour guide, lovely lady from Poland who knows her business well. It was so fun to look into the actual vats with the heavy smells and bubbles. We learned so much from the tasting too. Unfortunately they do not sell, nor...More

Thank lljbhartman2002
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're in Fort William and enjoy a dram of whiskey, it's worth a visit. There is a choice of tour options which reflect how much you enjoy whiskey. I did the basic tour for £5 with one taster whilst my parter took the next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all the whisky distilleries we visited, this was my favorite. This is a working distillery and the tour was very informative and interactive. We got to taste grain and the liquid coming out of the vat. We got to see and smell the brewing...More

Thank CCC_wanderlust
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the use of old staves and casks, not too sure about the video though. Bought a bottle to share at the top Ben Nevis - much needed.

Thank Y M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped off here for lunch and to warm up on our motorbikes. We were amazed by the quality and excellent prices of the food and drinks. We had tea, coffee, soup and toasties, and cakes and they were all excellent. The whole lot cost...More

Thank johnandlizb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the Distillery Tour, too many people on our tour all falling over one another ! Interesting tour but all very rushed and on to the next tour. Tour guide knowledgeable. Whisky overpriced in shop saw cheaper elsewhere. Worth a visit but don't get...More

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