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Glengoyne Distillery – 200 year old single malt whisky

Glengoyne Distillery is renowned as the most attractive distillery in Scotland. Located in close proximity to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, this beautiful distillery lies on the picturesque A81 and is a mere 15 miles north of Glasgow.

Glengoyne Distillery is well known for manufacturing an exceptional single malt scotch whisky for a period of more than 200 years. The name of the distillery has derived from Glen Guin or in other words Glen of the Wild Geese. Occupying a peaceful location, the distillery lies close to a small beautiful river that flows to Loch Lomond.

This unique and fascinating Scotch whisky manufacturing base is set amidst a wooded valley towards the southern Highlands of Scotland. The buildings that house the distillery are exceptionally smart with whitewashed walls. It is similarised to a white Jewel set beneath the beautiful Campsie Hills by the entrance to the Highlands.

This world famous distillery offers its visitors various types of factory tours that suit any type of budget.  For instance, the Glengoyne Tour welcomes the visitor with a shot of the 10 year old Highland Single Malt Whisky. This informative and exciting guided tour also includes a brief video presentation and ends at the Slainte Mhath Shop.

The Wee Tasting Tour includes the Glengoyne Tour along with the chance to taste the 17 year old award winning Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Whisky. One of the most amazing tours at the Glengoyne Distillery is the Tasting Tour that starts off with a welcome dram of the 10 year and 12 year old Highland Single Malt Whisky. It also features an informative yet brief video presentation and an interesting guided tour around the distillery.

Other exciting tours include Cask Tasting Tour, Master Blender Session where visitors will get the chance to churn out their very own blended whisky. All this and more can be enjoyed and experienced at the world renowned Glengoyne Distillery. Visitors can easily plan their stay at a nearby Glasgow Hotel such as Millennium Hotel Glasgow and further explore this fascinating world class whiskey manufacturing base.

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