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The Birthplace Of Every Bottle Of The Macallan

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

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 14 to take part in The Macallan tour experiences. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Nosing and tastings are only available to those over the age of 18.

We advise booking in advance for all tours to guarantee your visit, which can be booked online for groups of up to six guests. If you would like to book for more than six people, 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.

Cost: £15.00 per person
Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes
Dates and Time: April to October: 11.00, 13.00, 16.00
November to March: 11.00, 13.00, 15.00
Group Size: 12

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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. Following your tasting, our team invites you to raise an exclusive dram with us at The Macallan Bar overlooking our iconic Estate. You will receive a Macallan Copita tasting glass to commemorate your visit. 

Cost: £40.00 per person
Duration: 2 hours 
Dates and Time: April to October: 10.00, 12.00, 15.00
November to March: 10.00, 12.00
Group Size: 10

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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 bespoke, engraved chevron tumbler upon departure.

Cost: £100.00 per person
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes 
Dates and Time: This experience runs once per day at 14.00 
Group Size: 8

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During Your Visit

The Elchies Brasserie

Our head chef Alan Robertson prides himself on sourcing the finest local ingredients to bring our estate to life through food. Our Brasserie offers great Scottish produce with a twist, taking inspiration from the long-standing relationship we have enjoyed with El Celler de Can Roca, twice voted best restaurant in the world. The Brasserie is open to all, there is no need to book a tour to visit.
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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:
Monday - Sunday 09:30 - 18:00

The Six Pillars

Character That Runs Deep

The Macallan Trilogy

Born From Extraordinary Casks