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Deanston Distillery & Visitor Centre

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Address: Deanston Distillery Near Doune, Stirling FK16 6AG, Scotland
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+44 1786 843010
10:00 - 17:00
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Deanston Distillery is located 8 miles north of Stirling on the A84 near...

Deanston Distillery is located 8 miles north of Stirling on the A84 near Doune, at the gateway to the dramatic Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. No ordinary 'run of the mill' whisky tour, we are just 45 minutes from Edinburgh and Glasgow. Visit us and experience our traditional open mash tun, gleaming copper stills and our maturation warehouse 2b. During your visit taste our distinctive single malt whisky which is fruity with a malty spiciness on the palate. Our distillery cafe, The Coffee Bothy is the ideal place to sit back and enjoy a leisurely lunch or coffee and cake. Either 'pre-tour' or 'apres-tour' make time to visit The Coffee Bothy where all our food is freshly prepared and handmade in the distillery kitchen. Our friendly and knowledgable team look forward to welcoming you to Deanston Distillery. - Free Parking - Disabled Access - Distillery Shop - Distillery CafeAdditional Information:Set in the heart of Scotland, Deanston Distillery is an ideal starting point to take in the best of what Scotland has to offer. Having visited our whisky distillery other Scottish icons nearby include castles, lochs, glens and wild animals! Doune Castle, backdrop to the Monty Python film 'Knights of the Holy Grail' is 20 minutes walking distance, Stirling Castle the favoured residence of Scotland's Kings and Queens only 8 miles away. Loch Katrine surrounded by beautiful scenery is 30 minutes by car and the Blair Drummond Safari Park just down the road. Combined with the local villages of Doune, Callander, Dunblane and the City of Stirling there is much to see and do.

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One of the best distillery tours

My wife and I have been on many distillery tours. Deanston is definitely one of the best. The history of this converted cotton mill with its own hydroelectric power is really... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I have been on many distillery tours. Deanston is definitely one of the best. The history of this converted cotton mill with its own hydroelectric power is really interesting. Most important of all the whisky is great too. Tours are on the hour every hour 1000-1700. Our guide Melissa was friendly and really made our tour informative... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a good tour the tour guide had great patience with the three Americans who was on the tour with us very interesting tour

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff were shocking food was stale bacon was barely cooked and cake dry as get oot. Awful service for extortionate price. What a let down

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pop in for tour when we where passing . Tour was great value for money and staff very friendly, showed great knowledge of distillery , past (Cotton Mill) and present . Only three of us on tour however tour guide(Gregory) was very passionate about his job , which came through . Would recommend this tour to all whisky lovers .... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day at the Deanston Distillery. Employeers very nice and competent. The Deanston 12 years old was terrific (also if i prefer peaty whisky!) I hope turn back there soon! Fabio

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here as part of our tour group and loved it. The guide that took us round was full of enthusiasm and explained everything about the whisky-making detail in great process. The whisky-tasting at the end great, although the tour part of it felt a little bit rushed/short.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Deanston with some friends and the tour was fully booked (Check before you drive here in July),however everyone was pleasant and friendly and we managed to taste everything required to make our purchases. This time we booked ahead (February) and was lucky enough to have a private tour (no-one else had joined the tour). The tour was informative... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for the wisky tour with Ness Buss. I think £8 for 30min tour and only 1 tasting is quite expensive.. However the explanation about how to make wisky was really good as well as the history of the distillery. We've tried the Deanston 12y and was amazing! If you are a wisky lover, you should visit the Deanston... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unique distillery with its on electricity generator. Very interesting guided tour with knowledgeable tour guide. There are three different drams to taste at the end of the tour and I would highly recommend Deanston whisky if you can find it. There is a superb coffee shop attached to the distillery

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my partner and were taken round in a group of 6. Our guide Melissa was very good and knew her stuff. Although wearing trousers that tight did perhaps distract the males in group a bit hahaha but overall a good place to visit

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