Strathisla Distillery

Strathisla Distillery, the oldest operating distillery in the Highlands of Scotland, offers a choice of tours with some very special drams.

Picturesque Strathisla Distillery, founded in 1786 is the spiritual home of the world famous Chivas Regal whisky. The visit includes a guided tour of the distillery and of a traditional warehouse and a tutored tasting. The shop offers a selection of whiskies including the exclusive Cask Strength Editions and a personalised label service.

Tours of Strathisla Distillery depart at regular intervals. Over 18s only. £7.50. Children aged 8 - 17 free of charge.  Over 8s only - children aged under 8 are not allowed to enter production areas but are welcome within the Visitor Centre under parental supervision. Free Wifi.

Opening Times - 16th March - 13th November  - Monday - Saturday  9.30am-5pm and Sunday 12noon-5pm. Distillery Tours depart every 30 minutes. Last tour at 4pm daily.

For more information and to make a reservation please contact or telephone 44 1542 783044

Connoisseur tours offer an indulgent opportunity to enjoy in-depth tours and expansive tastings.  There are two experiences to choose from, both include an in-depth tour of the distillery and warehouse.

The Ultimate Strathisla Experience -  The art of the Master Blender comes to life with a tasting which takes you from Strathisla single malt to the prestigious blended whiskies in which it plays a vital role: Chivas Regal and Royal Salute.  This connoisseur tour features a tasting of luxurious whiskies.

Strathisla is the oldest continuously working distillery in the Highlands of Scotland.  Come with us on an excursion through the distillery and learn about its history and connections with the prestigious blended whiskies; Chivas Regal and Royal Salute.  

One of our most experienced tour guides will lead you through the distillery explaining how we make our precious spirit. You will then retreat to the wood panelled boardroom for a tutored tasting which will include four expressions of Strathisla, Chivas Regal 25 year old and Royal Salute 21 year old. To conclude an indulgent experience you will then be privileged to enter The Royal Salute Vault and sample Royal Salute 38 year old Stone of Destiny straight from its cask.

Advance reservation recommended. Allow 3 hours. £50.00 Over 18s only please.

Straight from the Cask - Taste 5 Chivas Brothers' cask strength, limited-edition single malt whiskies.

This tour, which features the limited edition range of Cask Strength single malt whiskies, begins with the history of Strathisla Distillery in the luxurious Chivas Regal Room, followed by an in-depth distillery tour, and visit to one of their traditional dunnage warehouses, inside which you will be privilege to a dram at the prestigious Royal Salute Vault.

Your visit will culminate in the wood-panelled private Boardroom with a tutored nosing and tasting, which offers five Limited Edition Cask Strength single malts from the Chivas Brothers’ portfolio and a ‘Wee Deoch an Doris’ of at least thirty-years old.

Advance reservation recommended. Allow 3 hours. £35.00 Over 18s only please. 

Tastings should be pre-arranged so please book in advance to avoid disappointment by calling +44(0)1542 783 044 or emailing


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Strathisla Distillery

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