Forget about just stopping by for a one-hour express tour: spend the night at your favourite distillery! Here’s a list of 5 Scotch Whisky Distilleries that also offer on-site (or VERY nearby) accommodation!
Bowmore Distillery Cottages encapsulate Islay at its beautiful, peaceful, traditional best. Bowmore Self-catering cottages really offers a unique experience to stay at the heart of one of Scotland’s oldest distilleries.
There are five cottages within the Bowmore estate, all beautifully renovated to 4 Star Visit Scotland standard. Cottages vary in size from 1 bedroom to 4 bedrooms, all en-suite. “We have made every effort to ensure our cottages contain everything you might need to make your stay a most relaxing and memorable one.”
Dornoch Castle Hotel
Dornoch Castle Hotel is set in the beautiful, historic town of Dornoch and situated directly opposite the inspiring 12th century Dornoch Cathedral, making it one of the most perfect wedding venues in Scotland and a great choice for anyone looking for a luxury hotel break in the Scottish Highlands.
Praised by worldwide whisky enthusiasts for their whisky selection and knowledge, Simon & Phil are now onto their next venture. Having successfully developed one of the best Whisky Bars in Scotland they are now putting their vast knowledge and experience to the test and have begun the process of building their very own distillery on the grounds of the Dornoch Castle Hotel.
Ok, it’s not technically a distillery yet but the construction has begun on the old “Fire House” which was built in 1881, situated in the rear of the Castle’s garden. Although the building is small it has plenty of room for the boys to create their own hand crafted ‘old style’ whisky and organic gin from scratch.
The Glenmorangie House
Glenmorangie’ is Gaelic for ‘The Glen of Tranquility’ – not a real place, but a feeling. A feeling you’ll experience at Glenmorangie House.
Elegant, luxurious and full of Scottish character, the house draws you in with the warmth of a highland welcome. So, kick off your shoes, sample our delicious food, choose your favourite room and imagine relaxing with Glenmorangie’s finest single malt whisky in the heart of the Highlands of Scotland.
The magical Isle of Jura is famous for its deer, its whisky, its wilderness and its warm hospitality, and the Jura Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the island. In a sheltered setting in the village of Craighouse, the Jura Hotel has breathtaking views across the water and is metres from the world-famous Jura Distillery
Ardbeg Seaview Cottage
Seaview Cottage is the ultimate Ardbeggian abode. Nestling at the heart of the Distillery, the cottage was the former home of the Distillery Manager and sleeps up to 6 adults in 3 en-suite bedrooms. While many of the original features have been retained, the cottage has been newly renovated and boasts a stylish interior with an eclectic mix of Ardbeg and Islay inspired furnishings. You’ll enjoy breathtaking sea views as well as experiencing life at the Distillery first hand!