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The Birthplace Of Every Bottle Of The Macallan

Visit our Distillery and Visitor Experience at the heart of The Macallan Estate in Speyside, Scotland and get an insight into the process, production, people and passion that makes our single malt whisky so special.



The health and safety of our people and our guests at The Macallan Estate is of paramount importance to us as we respond to the evolving coronavirus situation.

For that reason, we have taken the decision to close our Distillery Experience at The Macallan Estate until further notice. Everyone on visits impacted will be contacted and fully refunded. We look forward to welcoming visitors back to The Macallan Distillery in the future and thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time.

The Details


Book your experience to learn about the history, heritage and foundations of our exceptional single malt whisky. You can also visit the distillery to shop at our unique Boutique, and experience specialist local Scottish cuisine at our Elchies Brasserie.

Guests must be over the age of 18 to take part in The Macallan tour experiences. Guests under the age of 18 are permitted to visit The Elchies Brasserie and The Macallan Boutique.

We advise booking in advance for all tours to guarantee your visit, which can be booked online up to 6 weeks in advance. If you would like to book for more places than are available on a tour, please contact us on:
+44 (0)1340 318 000

Distillery Faqs

The Six Pillars Experience

Join one of our friendly and knowledgeable guides to learn about the foundation stones that underpin the character of The Macallan. After discovering how our unparalleled investment in the finest casks contributes to the natural colours, aromas and flavours that set The Macallan apart, you will experience a nosing and tasting of some carefully selected Macallan whiskies and our wonderfully rich new make spirit.
Macallan barrel room

The Macallan Heritage Experience

This experience begins with an in-depth introduction into our history. With a dram you will explore The Macallan Whisky Wall, learn about our journey from cask to glass and be guided through a tutored tasting in our iconic Cave Privée. You will receive a special tasting glass to commemorate your visit. 

The Peerless Spirit Experience

Experience The Macallan’s marks of distinction as we delve into our history, heritage and distillation process in this intimate whisky experience. This experience includes a welcome dram and exclusive tour of our production area. Later, enjoy a dram in our iconic Cave Privée, followed by a tasting where you will enjoy a whisky flight containing three carefully selected drams of The Macallan. In celebration of your visit you will receive a special Macallan tasting glass.
Under the distillery stills

During Your Visit

The Elchies Brasserie

The Macallan is proud to source the finest local ingredients. The Elchies Brasserie offers great Scottish produce inspired by The Macallan’s iconic Speyside setting and abundant natural larder.

Sample Menu
Distillery bar


The Macallan Bar

Sample some of our finest whiskies in our bar, with panoramic views of the surrounding hills of Speyside; there is no need to book a tour to enjoy the bar.

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The Macallan Distillery Boutique

While at our Distillery and Visitor Experience you can browse our unique Boutique, including whiskies from our limited collections and special prints, glassware, and gifting items.

If you have any questions about our Distillery and Visitor Experience, please refer to our Distillery Frequently Asked Questions.

Useful Information

Where to find us

The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience, The Macallan Distillers Ltd, Easter Elchies, Craigellachie, AB38 9RX, Scotland.

Opening Hours:
April-October: Monday - Sunday 09:30 - 18:00

November-March: Monday - Sunday 09:30 - 17:00


The Six Pillars

Character That Runs Deep

The Macallan Trilogy

Born From Extraordinary Casks