Distillery Experiences

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UNEARTH THE ESSENCE OF DEANSTON DISTILLERY

UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES

Welcome to the captivating world of Deanston Whisky, where tradition meets innovation and craftsmanship is distilled into every drop. Nestled amidst the stunning landscapes of Scotland, Deanston Distillery has been a guardian of the art of whisky-making for generations. Our range is a testament to our unwavering dedication to excellence and the rich history that inspires every bottle we produce.

With a heritage dating back to 1785, not as a distillery, but as a cotton mill. Deanston Distillery has a story that unravels with each sip of its extraordinary single malt whiskies. We pride ourselves on the traditional methods we use in our production process and our commitment to sustainability.

Led by an extraordinary team of passionate experts, we invite you to explore our distillery experiences, carefully crafted to cater to both whisky enthusiasts and new whisky admirers alike.

Whether you are a seasoned whisky connoisseur or simply curious to discover the intriguing world of whisky making, Deanston Distillery has something exceptional to offer.

We look forward to meeting you.


BOOKING INFORMATION

RESERVATION PROCESS

You can book your tasting experience by following any of the ‘book now’ links above. You will then be forwarded to our reservation site to confirm your chosen tasting experience and quantity.

AGE RESTRICTIONS

Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times, whilst on the premises. Anyone who appears to be under the age of 25 may be asked to present a valid photo ID or passport as proof of age.

GROUP SIZES

Our production tours and tastings accommodate 12 visitors, with a selection of spaces reserved for walk-in bookings. However, spaces are limited, so we recommend booking your distillery experience ahead of arrival.

 

For larger group bookings, please contact us at bookings@deanstondistillery.com.

CANCELLATION POLICY

We cannot issue any refunds for cancellations. If you cannot make the tour time chosen, please contact the distillery as soon as possible. Changes are at the discretion of the distillery and are subject to availability.

LOCATIONS AND DIRECTIONS

DISTILLERY ADDRESS

Deanston Distillery,

Teith Road, Deanston,

Doune
Perthshire
FK16 6AG

OPENING TIMES

  • Monday 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
  • Friday 10:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

WHERE WE ARE

Housed in an old cotton mill, Deanston Distillery sits on the banks of the mighty River Teith, 8 miles north of Stirling.

HOW TO GET TO US?

BY CAR

We are around a 45 minute journey from both Glasgow and Edinburgh city centre. Exit at Junction 10, Stirling on the M9 Northbound and head for A84, signposted; The Trossachs and Crianlarich.

 

Turn left at Teith Bridge at Doune and follow the River Teith half a mile to the distillery.

BY PUBLIC TRANSIT

Our distillery is located near the city of Stirling, which is easily accessible by train and bus from other major towns and cities. Stirling train station is adjacent to the bus station, from which the No.59/C59 bus to Callander stops immediately outside our Visitor Centre doors.

 

For more information on bus timetables, please visit McGill's Busses or plan your itinerary at Traveline Scotland.

AMENITIES AND FACILITIES

FACILITY INFORMATION

Wifi
Parking
Restrooms
Disabled Access

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Cafe
Gift Shop
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I need to book to visit the distillery?

If you would like to attend one of our distillery experiences, we ask you to book ahead of arriving, as spaces are limited. You can do this online here . If you would just like to come and see us in the Visitor Centre you do not need to book in advance.

I've booked a distillery experience, what should I do when arriving at Deanston?

Please aim to arrive about 10 minutes before your experience is due to start. When you arrive at Deanston, please park in the car park if you have a car, and come to the Visitor Centre (this is a short walk from the carpark and is clearly sign posted. Please note, it is not the first building you see with the steps). Let a member of the team know you're here and they'll take you to the experience when it is ready to begin.

What should I wear to my distillery experience?

Not all surfaces at the distillery are completely level, so we would recommend you wear sensible footwear (no high heels or flip flops). If you are attending one of our warehouse experiences, please wear warm clothing as the warehouses are kept at a consistently cool temperature.

I'm running late for my experience, what do I do?

If you are running late, please let us know as soon as possible by calling the Visitor Centre on +44 (0) 1786 843 010). Please report to the Visitor Centre when you arrive and a member of the team will take you to the tasting or tour area. Please note, we cannot start a tasting or tour outside of the available booking times, so you may miss some information if arriving late.

I've booked on an experience but I'm the designated driver. Will I still get whisky?

If you're driving, we offer 'driver's drams' so you can take away the whisky tasted in the experience to enjoy in your own time at home.

Can I cancel my booking?

Unfortunately we cannot issue any refunds for cancellations. If you cannot make the tour time chosen, please contact the distillery as soon as possible as time bookings can only be changed at the discretion of the distillery and are subject to availability.

Can I bring my children to the distillery?

Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times, whilst on the premises. Anyone who appears to be under the age of 25 may be asked to present a valid photo ID or passport as proof of age in order to taste or purchase any alcohol, in terms of the Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005. Children of all ages are welcome inside the Visitor Centre itself, this includes the shop and the Coffee Bothy. Children under the age of 12 years old are not permitted inside of the production areas therefore are unable to attend our Distillery Tours. Furthermore, anyone under the age of 18 years old are unable to attend our Warehouse 4 experience.

Can I bring my pet to the distillery?

Well behaved pets are welcome in our Visitor Centre, however, due to health and safety, pets are not permitted in production and food and drink areas.

Can I book a private tasting experience?

We will try to accommodate but cannot guarantee due to availability. Give us a call on +44 (0)1786 843 010 to chat.