Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre

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  • Address: 354 Castlehill, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 2NE, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1312200441
  • Ticket Price: 12 GBP
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Food And Drinks, Winery, Entertainment, Leisure
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There is just no way a whiskey museum can be anything but fun. Located next to Edinburgh Castle, the Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre has scotch of every quality and type. It was used by the royal family of Scotland in the ancient past. One of the experienced Tour Guides will take the visitors through the different characteristics between whiskies from the Highlands, Lowlands, Spey side and Islands. Staffs were friendly and informative to the tourists.

People are given a sample glass of whiskey and told to keep the glass as a gift, which is nice. At first the visitors are informed about the various kinds of whisky, how it is made, and distilleries of today. And the tour comes to an end with the visit to a barrel ride through the history of whisky. A very calm and relaxed atmosphere dominates the centre; one can have the chance to try lots of whiskey with expert advice on what may suit the taste. Many hotels are there near the centre making it a famous tourist destination of all time. In order to have a sip of various kind of whiskeys people throng to the Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre from across the world.

  • Ticket prices depend on level of tour purchased (Silver/Gold/Platimum), GBP 12 - 27 Pounds.
  • Even if you do not want to take the tour, make it a point to visit the scotch bar.

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  • Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Address: 354 Castlehill, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 2NE, United Kingdom
  • Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Contact Number: +44-1312200441
  • Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre Price: 12 GBP
  • Time required to visit Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 45.71% of people who visit Edinburgh include Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre in their plan

  • 63.69% of people start their Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

77.34% of people prefer walking in order to reach Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre

People normally club together Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Dungeon while planning their visit to Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Brilliant! We did the Platinum Tour with guide Harry and it was fab. He was so knowledgeable and passionate, and it was really interesting learning more about Whisky since we knew very little before our visit! Loved learning how to smell and taste Whisky correctly, and the Whisky collection has to be seen to be believed. We are wine lovers, and Harry gave us a great recommendation before we left for a sweet blend which might suit our palates - we bought a couple of miniatures before we left to continue our whisky education! If you can't get a spot on a tour, be sure to visit the shop - it's an experience in itself!

  • If you enjoy whisky, or just like factory-type tours, this is definitely worth it. Highly recommend booking online, as this will save you from waiting an hour in line to purchase tickets. Think of pre-booking as your “Fast Pass.” If you already know you love single-malt Scotch, I’d recommend the Gold entry pass, which includes 4 tastings. If you’re not that much of a fan, the Silver is more than sufficient, as it includes about an hour of organized touring, one tasting, and a taster glass.

  • The gold tour was worth the extra expense. I was a little giddy seeing the incredible whisky collection. The bar staff are knowledgeable and recommended some great additional whiskys to try. A must see for any whisky loving traveler to Edinburgh.

  • Great place to learn more about whisky. Their displays are very high tech and it's a fun and different experience. They have different levels, at the most basic a taste of a basic whisky, at the high end a full flight of some nice ones. It's a great place to get more comfortable with Scottish whisky. A nice little attraction.

  • Really interesting trip studying the history and making it Scotch whisky. The brief barrel tour gives you a brief insight into what makes whisky and then an audio or guide gives you more information on the differing types of whisky and the variety of areas the whisky comes from and how that impacts the taste. Can get some offers for this place but time restricted so read any small print.

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