As we say in Scotland whisky to us is "uisge beatha" The water of life.
Wether it be peaty island or a fine smooth lowland malt that you enjoy no other country in the world comes close to us when it comes to whisky.Scotland has an abundance of distilleries to suit everyones taste.At Spirit of Scotland we can take you to the distillery of your choice or you can let us recommend one for you, whatever you decide whisky tours are an exceptional way of enjoying one of the many things Scotland has to offer.
Tour option 1 GLENGOYNE
Glengoyne is a whisky distillery founded in 1835 and is unique in distilling a Highland single malt matured in the Lowlands.Our journey to Glengoyne will take us through the suburbs of Glasgow and into the beautiful Stirlingshire countryside.Once here you will learn about the distilling of our national drink and what makes it so special.There are various tour options available once at the distillery from a 1 hour tasting tour to a 1.5 hour gold medal parade tour,whatever you decide you will be able to enjoy a "wee dram" to get you in the mood.After visiting Glengoyne guests will be offered the chance to have a stop for lunch/dinner at Loch Vennachar in the fabulous restaurant Vennachar on the Loch.following this break We will then travel through the Trossachs National park passing Loch Achray and stopping at Loch katrine where you will have the opportunity to travel around the loch on the steamship the 'Sir Walter Scott'.Travelling back over the" Dukes Pass " following a short stop for some fantastic photo opportunities we will then return you to your chosen destination.
Tour option 2 DEANSTON.
Deanston was built in 1785 as a cotton mill by Richard Arkwright .It is situated in the historic village of Doune,near to the historic town of Stirling.Our journey here will take us through Braveheart country,home to the Mighty Stirling Castle and the Battlefield of Bannockburn.
Guests can chose from several tour options ranging from 1 to 2 hours ,where you will be shown the around the distillery and introduced to the methods used to create our national drink not forgetting a wee taste of the' Uisge Beatha' Water of life.Following our visit to Deanston we will then head to Stirling where Guests will be offered the chance to visit Doune Castle,Stirling Castle,The Wallace Monument or the Battlefield of Bannockburn.This is a great way of enjoying in a day a little bit of what Scotland has to offer.