The Scotch Whisky Experience, silver whisky tour with tasting

354 Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2NE, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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What To Expect

Enjoy a fantastic tour and tasting, as you explore the glass and marble vault of one of the world’s largest collections of Scotch whisky, at one of the UK’s top visitor attractions!The Scotch Whisky Experience is the only attraction in the World to take you on a grand tour of Scotland’s five whisky-producing regions, telling the whole story of Scotch. With your amazing guide, you'll learn how geography and weather combine to create unique regional Scotch whisky aromas and flavors.After sampling a dram of single malt or blended Scotch whisky - you choose! You'll take home a souvenir limited-edition crystal whisky-tasting glass. Perfect for whisky first-timers and families, this tour has something for everyone (soft drinks also available).

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Important info

Know in advance:

  • This experience is hosted by an English-speaking guide
  • Audio guides are available (at no extra cost) in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Czech, Gaelic, British Sign Language and American Sign Language
  • A complimentary soft drink option is available as a non-alcoholic alternative
  • Adults and concessions will receive a crystal whisky-tasting glass as a souvenir
  • Please arrive early as admission is by timed entry and guided tour

Remember to bring:

  • Please bring a valid photo ID to prove you are 18+ years of age, otherwise the soft drink option will be offered
What's included
Learn about the production of Scotch whisky. Introduction to the aromas in whisky. A dram of Scotch whisky or Irn Bru (adults and concessions only). Viewing of one of the world's largest collections of Scotch whisky. Gift of crystal whisky tasting glass (adults and concessions only). Audio guide available (20 languages)
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Know Before You Go

Discover Scotland’s five whisky-producing regions.. Learn about the origins, art of whisky making and maturation of Scotch whisky, as you delve into the history and alchemy of blending the perfect dram. Explore one of the world’s largest collections of Scotch whisky, in this fun and informative, family-friendly experience. Enjoy a dram of single malt or blended Scotch whisky - you choose!

Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
The Scotch Whisky Experience
Meeting Point

This tour takes place at The Scotch Whisky Experience which is located beside Edinburgh Castle, at the top of Edinburgh's famous Royal Mile. It is a 20-minute walk from Haymarket and Waverley railway stations and St. Andrew's Square bus station; open-top bus tours and Lothian buses stop close by.