The Botanist Tours

IN AN EFFORT TO ENSURE A CONTROLLED RECOVERY FROM THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, OUR DISTILLERY REMAINS CLOSED TO VISITORS. UNFORTUNATELY WE ARE UNABLE TO OFFER ANY TOURS OR TASTINGS.

The Bruichladdich Visitor Centre remains closed to visitors for now. Whilst this is a continued disappointment for us all, we can share the news that we will use this extended period of closure to carry out vital maintenance and renovation work to the visitor centre. This means, that when we open again in early Spring 2021, you will be welcomed back to fantastic new facilities and visitor experiences.

BE THE BOTANIST TOUR

everyday @ 1pm | 45 Mins


Discover the story of how a reclaimed whisky still was altered to create Islay’s first Dry Gin. Learn about the distillation process and how each of the 22 hand-foraged botanicals contribute to the smooth and versatile flavour of The Botanist. And the best part – this tour includes a tasting of The Botanist Gin. 

£5.00

THE BOTANIST COCKTAIL EXPERIENCE

WED & SAT @ 2pm | 1 HOUr


This includes all the elements of the ‘Be The Botanist’ tour with the addition of a foraged cocktail making class. Learn about local, seasonal flavour and how to prepare foraged syrups for use in cocktails. Over 18’s only.

£25.00

Cocktail Bar Now open

TUE & THU from 2pm – 5pm


Enjoy a classic G&T with The Botanist gin or explore your wild side with a delicious foraged cocktail made with local and seasonal ingredients. 

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Please check in 10 minutes before tours/ experiences are due to depart. Tours are popular so please let us know if you are going to be late. Children are welcome in the Visitor Centre & permitted on Distillery tours but unfortunately not on the Warehouse Experience, Barley Exploration or Cocktail Experience. Whisky or gin groups of 8 or more – please contact Ailsa Hayes directly to book your tour experience.

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