The Malt Whisky Trail ®

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Speyside Whisky Tourism

Speyside is home to the world’s largest concentration of Scotch malt whisky distilleries, and The Malt Whisky Trail is the best way to discover global scotch brands, boutique distillers and the art of coopering.

The Malt Whisky Trail ® 

Made up of nine locations, each one sitting in the Speyside whisky region, the trail offers visitors the opportunity to meet the masters, tour distillers and gain a fresh insight into Scotland’s national drink.


Before you visit, why not sample some Speyside whiskies at the best prices;



Dallas Dhu


Glen Grant


Glen Moray


Speyside Cooperage


Stories from Malt Whisky Country

Plug into The Malt Whisky Trail® podcast will unlock the secrets behind Malt Whisky Country whose history goes back at least 250 years, introducing listeners to the guardians of centuries of know-how and the craftspeople who make the Speyside whiskies people love.

Immerse Yourself

The Malt Whisky Trail is the ultimate Scotch experience, but it’s also so much more, as it boasts some of the very best bars and shops Scotland has to offer.  

Whisky Bars
  • Mash Tun
  • The Dowans Hotel’s ‘The Still’ – is a contemporary whisky snug
  • Craigellachie Hotel‘s world-renowned Quaich bar
  • The Station Hotel’s ‘Spirit Safe’
  • The Drouthy Cobbler cafe/bar
Whisky Shops
  • The historic Gordon & Macphail shop is an essential stop on ever visit
  • The Whisky Shop Dufftown
Festivals and Events

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival is held annually during the first long weekend in May, the festival celebrates malt whisky with a series of whisky inspired events across the Speyside region.

The team behind the annual festival have also launched Distilled, a brand new weekend with world famous single malt whiskies, award winning beers and gins, and the best of Speyside’s larder. 

Visit Scotland

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Map of Trail

Visit Speyside

Why not mix magical scenery with mouthwatering whisky on Highland and Speyside Tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. Rabbie's Tours of the Scottish Highlands & Islands including days tours to Moray Firth, Cairngorms National Park and a 3 day tour of the Speyside Whisky Trail.


Highland Tours with Rabbie's Trail Burners




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