The Clackmannanshire Whisky Heritage Trail is a great way to bring the region's whisky distilling past to life. The birthplace of the Scottish Whisky Industry continues to play a critical role in a global industry which is today worth over billions to the the Scottish economy.
Diageo is one of Clackmannanshire's biggest employers in the region, and are a key contributor to the promotion of its whisky heritage, with their existing operations;
Clackmannanshire has a wealth of heritage and history. Go back in time and you will ﬁnd that Clackmannanshire’s inﬂuence on the Scotch whisky industry was enormous.
Kennetpans Distillery was founded in the 1720s by the Stein family and became the largest distillery in Scotland. Situated on the Firth of Forth, the ruins of what was once considered to be the home of whisky distilling and the birthplace of one of the world’s most famous whisky brands – Haig – have become a pilgrimage for whisky fans over the years.
Diageo has made it possible for Clackmannanshire to promote its whisky heritage. The trail, for the most part, is on the National Cycle Route 76 with interpretation at:
The Stein’s, Haigs and Jamesons would be rightly proud of the wonderful work in preserving both Scottish Whisky and Irish Whiskey Heritage.
From the source of the water to the shape of the still, coopering and casking, a visit to Scotland will help to explain what makes every Scotch Whisky different.
Save time and relax with a few drams as you travel with the Caledonian Sleeper train overnight from London to Scotland.
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