New Whisky Distilleries to Visit this Summer

June 06, 2019

With a smattering of new Scotch single malt distilleries opened over the last two years or imminently opening in a month or twos time, now is a great time to look at your summer travel plans and try to incorporate some of these new distilleries into your time off work or weekends away.

Below is a list of the newbies, listed by Scotch whisky region;

Lowland

Holyrood Distillery (Edinburgh) - July 2019 - link

Clydeside Distillery (Glasgow) - November 2017 - link

Lindores Abbey (Newburgh) - December 2017 - link

Borders Distillery (Hawick) - March 2018 - link

Borders Distillery

Islay

Ardnahoe Distillery (Islay) - April 2019 - link

 Ardnahoe Distillery

Highland

Lone Wolf (Ellon) - May 2017 - link

Dornoch Distillery (Dornoch) - January 2017 - link

Lagg Distillery (Arran) - March 2019 - link

Rassay Distillery (Raasay) - September 2017 - link

Torabhaig (Skye) - January 2017 - link

Ncn'ean Distillery (Morvern) - March 2017 - link

Ncn'ean Distillery

Speyside

Macallan (Craigellachie) - June 2018, I know not technically new but the distillery is very new indeed - link

The Macallan

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With the above distilleries being so new there will not be a drop of Whisky to drink which flowed from their shiny new stills, you'll need to wait a couple of years yet. But, while you wait Scotland boastfully has over 100 established single malt distilleries dotted all over the country, many with welcoming visitor centres who would be more than happy to show you around and offer you a dram for your troubles.  Visit Scotland has a handy interactive Whisky Distillery map, which comes in useful when looking to see what distilleries are located in and around a specific location.

Some of these visitors centres also stock many of our products that you can find on our online shop, including Whisky Water Droppers, Hip Flask Glass Funnel and our very popular Whisky Flight Staves.

If you are shopping at our online store we are offering a 10% discount on everything until Father's Day (16th June). Simply enter the discount code at the checkout - "FATHERSDAY10".