Visiting Scotland

Scotch Whisky

Scotland is the land of great Whiskies, from Single Malts like The Macallan, to suberb blends like Chivas Regal and Johnnie Walker Blue Label. If its Whisky you are looking for make Scotch your first choice.



Whisky was originally celebrated for its medicinal qualities, being prescribed for, the prolongation of life, and for the relief of colic, palsy and smallpox.

It is an important part of Scottish life and a feature of social life, a welcome to be offered to guests upon arrival.

The Scottish parliament, which introduced the first taxes on malt and Whisky at the end of the 17th century. After The Act of Union with England in 1707, distillers were driven underground.

Many Distillleries give you the opportunity to visit below are our recommendations

Visiting Scotland for the first time, for a holiday or vacation taking a tour around a whisky distillery can enhance your trip. Many Distilleries organise tours, the links above are directly to the distillery websites.

Whisky Story

Whisky, the water of life, is Scotland's premier export but also the only drink that is allowed to be called Scotch. There are opportunities in Scotland to see how Whisky is made and you are even welcome to buy the product to take home. An excellent day out, informative, and an experience to take home with you.


Whisky Shopping

There are many places to buy whisky including specialist whisky stores who will let you sample some of their recommendations to supermarkets, off licences (liquor stores) and not forgetting the distilleries. If you forget duty free always have a good supply of single malts and blended whiskies.
| Contact Us | ©Visiting Scotland