Glen Garioch Distillery

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A magical place to be. It's true what they say - you can never fully enjoy a dram of Glen Garioch until you have seen how and where it's made.

One of the oldest operating distilleries in Scotland – and its most easterly – Glen Garioch (pronounced Geery in the ancient Doric dialect still spoken in these parts) has been making its mighty malt in the quaint and historic market town of Oldmeldrum, near Aberdeen in North East Scotland, ever since 1797. Shielded from the world’s prying eyes, deep in the fertile ‘Granary of Aberdeenshire’, and only ever produced in small, precious batches, Glen Garioch is a rare find indeed, but warmly appreciated by those who like a hearty Highland malt, non chill-filtered as nature intended, with a wholesome maltiness, honeyed sweetness and delicious creamy texture to savour.


Advance booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. Please visit our website to find out about the tours and experiences we have available.

  • Opening Times

    Open All Year

    January - March: Tuesday - Sunday, 10am - 4pm
    April - 24 December: Daily, 10am - 4pm
    27 - 31 December: Daily, 12pm - 4pm

    Please note the visitor centre will be closed on the following days:
    30 January, 21 February, 25 & 26 December 2024 and 1 & 2 January 2025

    Distillery Silent Season - tours and experiences may be disrupted due to maintenance works taking place 18 December 2023 – 26 February 2024, 1 July - 28 July and 18 December - 5 January 2025.
  • Facilities
    • Toilets
    • Gift Shop
    • Child Friendly
    • Parking
    • Public Transport
    • Tours
    • Electric vehicle charge point
  • Accessibility
    • Disabled Access
    • Blue Badge Parking
  • Accreditations and Awards

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