Speyside Whisky and Moray Firth Coast Small-Group Day Tour from Inverness
Get ready to explore the Speyside region and Scotland’s most delectable industry.
You depart Inverness, travel east into the region of Moray, and follow the Moray Firth coastline. After a short drive, you arrive at the Glen Moray Distillery.
Here, you may join a tour and discover the different areas of whisky production and sample the golden-hued spirit itself.
If there’s time, you head to the quaint coastal village of Findhorn. It’s a great spot to breathe in the fresh sea air and capture glorious views over the Moray Firth.
You travel to Elgin, where you have free time to sightsee, shop, or savour some local cuisine. If you fancy seeing some gorgeous ruins, you can visit Elgin Cathedral. And if you want to shop, you can find some fantastic souvenirs in the Gordon and Macphail food and drink shop. This is an excellent emporium of independently bottled whiskies, Scottish Gins, local beers.
From Elgin, you venture south towards the river Spey and pass several distilleries that prove how much the industry has dominated the area for generations. You cross the river, and if there’s time you may stop for a photograph of the water and a historic bridge.
You arrive at Strathisla Distillery. This is the spiritual home of the world-famous Chivas Regal. Since 1786, this distillery has been producing Scotland's national beverage. You may take an extensive tour including a tasting of their delicious whiskies.
Your journey back to Inverness follows the river Fiddich to Craigellachie, where we should be able to stop for a photo of the Speyside Cooperage.
The last leg of the journey takes you through the lovely scenery of Strathspey with views of the Cairngorm mountains.
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What is included
- Professional and friendly driver guide
- Transport by 16-seat air-conditioned Mercedes mini-coach
- Small group tour (16 people max) for a more personal experience
Face masks mandatory (not provided)
- Minimum age is 18 years
- Please arrive at least 15 mins in advance to check-in.
- Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person on our tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
COVID-19 - Important Information About Your Tour
We’re following government guidance and doing everything we can to ensure you enjoy a worry-free adventure.
This means you need to be aware of a few things before you join your tour.
Our Safety Procedures
You’re required to wear a face covering onboard our mini-coaches
You’ll receive a quick temperature check at your departure point
There’s a short COVID-19 questionnaire to answer when you arrive
Our mini-coaches have allocated seating to comply with one-metre indoor social distancing rules
Hand sanitiser is provided onboard our mini-coaches
When outside of our mini-coach, please comply with all government and 3rd party guidance regarding the control of COVID-19
Tour routes may change slightly, and certain attractions and facilities may be closed due to the Coronavirus. But don’t worry, your knowledgeable driver-guide will ensure you enjoy the best experience possible.
Things have changed a little.
Castles, distilleries, and a few of our favourite places may have restrictions in place. This lets them comply with social distancing rules without getting in the way of your enjoyment.
For the optional attractions, please use the link on your voucher to book. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Meeting Point Information
MEETING: Margaret Street, Inverness IV1, Scotland, GB