Day 1 The fun starts in Inverness with dram in hand, our first stop lets you enjoy a choice of hundreds of whiskies in Fiddlers Restaurant/whisky bar on Loch Ness. We then visit Glen Ord and Dalmore, two very different distilleries both in the tours and the taste. Then check in to Kincraig Castle Hotel.
Day 2 We vist Balblair and Glenmorangie Distilleries. Although five minutes apart they are both different, Balblair being heavily featured in the movie “The Angels Share” whilst Glenmorangie are adding new stills to their existing still house. An impromptu whisky tasting en route today at a scenic location, time for lunch locally. Overnight Kincraig again.
Kincraig Castle Hotel, your home for 2 nights, an award-winning 4-star country house 25 minutes from Inverness. For centuries, the home to the Clan MacKenzie, stands in 10 acres of highland countryside. The Kincraig Lounge has views over the gardens towards the Cromarty Firth & the Black Isle and ideal for that lazy dram. The snug has over 100 malts and craft beers.
Day 3 We drive south through the Black Isle to Elgin where we visit Glen Moray Distillery, one of our favourites and the drams well priced. Then on to Gordon McPhail for a private whisky tasting and a bit of shopping. Tonight stay at The Mansfield Hotel, Elgin with hundreds of whiskies behind the bar and a fabulous private collection of the owner.
Day 4 We drop you back at Inverness – options available depending on your departure time.
Perfect for small groups, upgrades possible.