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Highland Park Distillery

Holm Rd | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1SU, Kirkwall, Scotland
+44 1856 874619
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missed the mark for a five star tour

Had been looking forward to this for some time and booked by e-mail in advance, so all things were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rabidquill
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
Great way to spend a wet morning

We visited on a really wet morning and were initially just going to visit the shop but then decided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sooz1903
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Home of "The Best Spirit in the World"
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting room” (12 reviews)
“great tour” (30 reviews)
“malting floor” (11 reviews)
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Holm Rd | Kirkwall, Orkney Islands KW15 1SU, Kirkwall, Scotland
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+44 1856 874619
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Reviewed yesterday

Had been looking forward to this for some time and booked by e-mail in advance, so all things were sorted..... now just to get there.... and I did... ok, first off the tour started well..... I had an interesting and knowledgeable guide, the tour group...More

Thank rabidquill
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a really wet morning and were initially just going to visit the shop but then decided to do the tour which was a great decision. i have been on quite a few distillery tours so I was not sure if there was...More

Thank Sooz1903
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came on a tour from our Princess cruise ship. Orkney is such a beautiful place to visit with quite a bit to see. The Highland Park Distillery is probably a jewel of the island for sure. The buildings are very old, the customs, methods,...More

Thank dirthead
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Magnus Eunson tour in mid August and thoroughly enjoyed it. Very glad we paid for the higher end tour, well worth it. Our tour / Tasting guide was James and he did an excellent job combining knowledge, teaching us about scotch and...More

Thank mhap
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you’re driving into Kirkwall from the southeast, look for the chimneys that look like Chinese pagodas. This distillery is on the southern edge of Kirkwall. There is paved parking for tourists opposite the main building, but don’t try to park there if you have...More

Thank ScienceTrip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm like to think of myself as a self made whisky buff and visited many distilleries yet still utterly glad I visited this one. Great distilled and knowledgeable team. Went for one of the upgraded tours which gives you a tasting after even tried a...More

Thank Xanderboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a brilliant and interesting tour of this lovely old distillery. You get to really understand how Scottish whisky is made and why Highland Park is one of the very best as well as most traditional. The tasting at the end was fabulous.

Thank Darron1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the ten pound your and found it first class. Our guide Dylan was very knowledgeable and charming and he focused on ensuring we understood the unique approaches Highland Park take to whiskey making. The narrative he provided was a highly engaging. My wife...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A distillery tour for two people not drinking much / at all. This must be wrong, or? No, not at Highland Park. Although the tour starts with a taste of Whiskey, the remainder of the tour is really informative about the process how Orcadians are...More

Thank he-H767
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice tour that starts with a tasting of their youngest product, HP10 and a commercial but nice movie. Then the guide took us through the malt floor, peaty room, wash room and distillery. Guide was very nice and did a good job. The factory...More

Thank Sjoerd_1970
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beachvacationsareus
30 April 2017|
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Response from Pat R | Property representative |
The cost per adult on a basic tour is £10
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