LEARN HOW WE PRODUCE FINE SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY
Take in the fascinating past with a glimpse into our future and learn about our unique distillation process. Taste Man O’Words and Man O’Sword – our Single Cask Single Malt Scotch whiskies – together with our exceptional New Make Spirit; Rascally Liquor® and blended Scotch whiskies.
Annandale Distillery ceased production in 1918, whilst in the ownership of the famous Johnnie Walker & Sons. Later rescued by Prof. David Thomson & Teresa Church in 2007, this once derelict distillery sprang back into life on November 3rd, 2014. Our tours give you access to all areas of this historic site including, the mill, kiln, mash and stillhouse, filling room, archaeology, and bonded warehouse. Hosted by our passionate and knowledgeable guides who will explain our history and unique processes.
Book a Tour
Please remember Annandale Distillery and all Scottish venues selling alcohol follow the Scottish Government’s “Challenge 25” programme.
If you are lucky enough to look under 25, please be ready to show photographic identification.
If you are a private group larger than 12 people, please call Annandale Distillery directly on 01461 207817 or email Iain on I.Dupont@annandaledistillery.com
If you are a Tour Operator please contact Jade on firstname.lastname@example.org, and she will help to make arrangements for you to join us.
Virtual Reality Tours & Important Information
Please be aware our production area can only be accessed by steep stairs that lead to a steel mesh mezzanine platform and due to the fire safety policy we must be made aware of all mobility impairments prior to your booking so we can safely accommodate a tour experience for you and your party.
We can provide a Virtual Reality tour for those who have limited mobility which ‘virtually’ guides you through those inaccessible areas as well as several ‘secure areas’ only you will be able to see!
Please book 24hrs in advance by emailing I.Dupont@annandaledistillery.com to guarantee staff availability.*
Please refer to our VisitScotland Accessibility Guide for more information on accessibility around Annandale Distillery and the Maltings Coffee Shop.
Dogs are welcome in our shop and The Maltings Coffee Shop, though we regret they can’t accompany their humans on tours.
Please fill in the form below or email Iain on I.Dupont@annandaledistillery.com if you would like to book one of our specialist tours. Including the Technical, Restoration, Limited mobility/disability VR tour* and our Owners tour. These tours require extra members of staff and up to 24hours notice on certain occasions.