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Isle of Arran Distillers

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Address: Lochranza KA27 8HJ, Scotland
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+44 1770 830264
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10:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Low key and welcoming

The video at the beginning of the tour was a bit sub par but Gerard, our guide, was fabulous! He explained ever aspect of the distilling process in laymans terms and was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
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95 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The video at the beginning of the tour was a bit sub par but Gerard, our guide, was fabulous! He explained ever aspect of the distilling process in laymans terms and was very welcoming of questions. I would highly recommend this tour! If youre driving, make sure that you ask for your tasting as a 'drivers dram'.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in to see what it was about on the way to the ferry. Did not have time for the tour so had a tasting instead. Got two great recommendations and enjoyed them very much The place looks great. The staff were relaxed and friendly. I would go again and sample a tour etc . Did a few other distilleries... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch with my brother as were staying down the road in campsite as part of our round Arran walk. Went in her for lunch one day and was impressed by quality of food, presentation and service. Also excellent value as well. Would recommend it.

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Thank George A
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Great food. Clean and tidy. Plenty of space. Good staff. Shop for the whisky they are very knowledgeable and helpful. Whisky good price. Great parking. Brilliant place. Highly recommended.

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Thank Sue E
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80 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did take the tour and it's interesting, at a brisk pace but informative and friendly. Great to support an independent distillery. Also the whisky is very good (albeit a tad pricey). The café is very well presented and has a range of options for consumption. Service was warm and friendly and efficient. Liked the arrangement of the windows for... More 

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Thank kp1nw
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

casks coffee shop was not a good experience we waited for around 10 minutes for anyone to take our order even after us telling the member of staff that we just wanted cakes and drinks .our order then arrived about 25 minutes later after people who had came in after us had been served . by the time our order... More 

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Thank Suzy M
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only had a quick look around the distillery and shop as my main reason to stop was the need of a public convenience. There was no judgement from those on reception and they were very polite and helpful. I wish more businesses on the island had this given the lack of public convenience facilities

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Thank DavJenScott
Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely visitor centre at the Distillery. Well stocked shop, smart cafe, nice loos. Visitor tours and tastings. Very helpful and charming staff. Highly recommend

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Thank CDownie
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time spent at the distillery once again. We treated ourselves to a tasting this time and it is really worth it if you are a keen whiskey drinker. Our whiskey expert John was great company and very knowledgeable. The new bar area for the tastings is brilliant!

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Thank Laura W
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured this distillery at the weekend. The building itself is lovely and welcoming. Outside surroundings are stunning. The tour is £ 8 probably a little higher than average distilleries if it was a great tour I wouldn't have minded. It starts with a introduction followed by a video and a dram (very frustrating if you are the driver as... More 

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