The Botanist Tour

Duration: 2 Hours

  • £25.00
  • April – October 2019

    Monday | Wednesday | Friday | Saturday @ 2pm

  • Learn all about our Islay dry gin – its history, production and the 22 foraged island botanicals that give The Botanist it’s exceptional flavour. Visit our gin still, affectionately nicknamed Ugly Betty, then enjoy a gin tasting and learn how to make two cocktails! Over 18’s only.


book your visit online

Mary and the Laddie Shop lassies and laddies would be glad to organise a tour of our distillery for you and the distilling team will happily answer any questions you may have. To ensure we can give you the time that you deserve, please book your visit. Unfortunately we cannot offer tours over the festive period but the visitor centre will be open for tastings.

*Please Note: Once purchased, all tours are NON-REFUNDABLE. Children are permitted on Distillery & Botanist tours but unfortunately not on the Warehouse Experience. Booking only required for adults but if you’re bringing the kids please add a note to let us know.

Planning to visit?

Please note, Our address is:

Bruichladdich Distillery, Isle of Islay, Argyll, PA49 7UN.

We have an administrative office in Glasgow, but it is not open to the public. It looks, smells, and sounds like just an office so you mightn’t want to go out of your way to visit there. Be warned that Google and Google Maps may take you to the wrong place; the postcode you’ll be needing for directions for a distillery tour is PA49 7UN.


Customer cask visits are Friday mornings only and must be pre-booked at



Easter Sunday – 21st April 2019

Bruichladdich Festival Open Day – Sunday 26th May 2019

Festival recovery! – 27th May 2019

Community Day – 20th June 2019

Show Day – 8th August 2019


£5 tour ticket redeemable against purchase of a 50cl or 70cl bottle.


Children are welcome on our Distillery tour. Over 18’s only on the Warehouse Experience & Botanist tours.