GlenDronach Distillery
  • Forgue
    by Huntly
    AB54 6DB
The GlenDronach Distillery in the valley of Forgue, by Huntly near Aberdeen, is one of the oldest malt whisky distilleries in Scotland. Visit this hidden treasure today and receive a full guided tour of the distillery.


The GlenDronach Distillery


Award-winning Malt Whisky Distillery

near Aberdeen



A Journey of Rediscovery



Built in 1826 and founded by James Allardice, The GlenDronach Distillery is one of Aberdeenshire's hidden treasures - just 50 minutes from the centre of Aberdeen and well signposted from the A96.


Renowned for creating the finest malt whisky for nearly 200 years, The GlenDronach Distillery offers a truly memorable experience and a great day out for the whole family.


If you're looking for days out and attractions in and around Aberdeen, why not pay us a visit - we run daily guided tours that truly showcase the incredible journey of The GlenDronach Distillery.



Our Whisky


"Unique richly sherried style" are the words used to describe the whisky created at The GlenDronach Distillery.


Using traditional handcrafted techniques and meticulous care and attention, we are famous for producing richly sherried single malt whiskies of inimitable and individual character.


Having successfully re-launched the popular 12 year old Original in 2009, some of our older expressions have also made a comeback.


Please visit our website above for further information.



Guided Tours


Whether you're new to malt whisky or you have a wealth of knowledge, we offer two exciting and affordable tours that will really enrich your experience to The GlenDronach Distillery:


The GlenDronach Discovery Tour


Includes an enlightening tour of the distillery and a dram of whisky! Regular tours 10.00 am - 4.30 pm. Price: £5


The Connoisseurs' Experience


Includes an in-depth distillery tour with retired distillery manager Frank Massie, and a tutored range tasting. Mondays and Wednesdays only (advance booking required). Price: £25


Our well informed tour guides have lived in Aberdeenshire all of their lives and are sure to give you a unique and inspiring insight into the amazing history of The GlenDronach Distillery.


One visitor recently said:


'Fascinating tour. Delightful guide and delicious whisky! Thank you.'


Mr and Mrs Buxton, Worcestershire


Please visit our website above for full details of our opening hours.



Corporate Venue


Do you own a business in Aberdeen City or Shire and are looking for the ideal venue to host a corporate function or event?


Then please contact The GlenDronach Distillery today on 01466 730202 - we're sure our venue will really impress your colleagues. Facilities include:


  • Flexible conference room
  • Presentation facilities
  • Broadband Internet access
  • Quality Catering
  • Whisky Sampling Opportunities
  • Tour of the Distillery



Please mention thebestofaberdeen when contacting The GlenDronach Distillery for Distilleries and Days Out and Attractions in the Aberdeen area.


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