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Coronavirus: Please note – our tours and experiences are currently operating at reduced capacity to allow social distancing. Masks must be worn at ALL times whilst on the tour and inside the building, except when seated in our bar, or when tasting on the tour. Please sanitise hands regularly throughout the tour, and maintain 1 metre distance from your tour guide.
Whichever experience you choose, you will be met by a passionate team, be engaged in both the traditions and new innovative methods of Scotch gin and whisky production, and – via the interactive elements of your experience – you will become part of our ambition to unleash Edinburgh’s whisky potential and shape the spirit of the future!
Our Brand Home was recently awarded Best Scottish Attraction 2021 in the Icons of Whisky Awards, which we are immensely proud of. We have also been awarded Best Attraction 2019 (South Scotland) by Euan’s Guide for our commitment to accessibility and customer care.
Enjoying a guided flavour-forward experience, you will learn how gin and whisky are made, and about both the traditions and innovative new methods in craft distilling employed here at Holyrood. This is a hands-on sensory experience, taking in both our gin and whisky distilleries, with opportunities for tasting and nosing throughout.
On Friday and Saturday evenings, and exclusive midday tours from Tue 30 Nov until Sun 5 Dec, an expert-led guided tour through our whisky distillery - learning about the heritage and traditions of scotch whisky production, as well as Holyrood's innovative approach in creating a new and unique whisky 'Made by Edinburgh'. The tour is punctuated by a guided tasting of 4 delicious drams of our whisky new make spirit.
Groups and Private Visits
We can design and host a variety of bespoke experiences,
including tailored and tutored tastings of both gin and whisky,
in-depth masterclasses, food pairing experiences, and fine dining
within the whisky or gin distillery.