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Royal Lochnagar Distillery

Royal Lochnagar Distillery

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Neighbouring Balmoral Castle, Royal Lochnagar is the perfect place to discover how Scotch Whisky is made. Watch as our team of operators tend to our traditional mashtun, gleaming copper stills and fill casks at our traditional distillery, which retains much of its original charm. The tour ends with a dram of the award-winning Royal Lochnagar 12 Year Old Single Highland Malt.

Royal Lochnagar Distillery one of the jewels in the Royal Deeside crown is situated beside her Majesty the Queen's Scottish Home, Balmoral Castle, in Crathie, half way between the villages of Ballater and Braemar, which is home to the world famous Highland Gathering and Games.

The distillery takes its name from the mountain, Lochnagar, which is a Munro, a mountain over 3000ft high. The Royal name was bestowed upon the distillery following a visit by Queen Victoria on the 12th September 1848. At the end of this, the first ever distillery tour, Queen Victoria enjoyed a dram of mature Lochnagar highland single malt scotch whisky.

Other Awards

Trip Advisor - Certificare of Excellence 2016

WifiDisabled AccessParkingCredit Cards AcceptedAmex Accepted

Visit Scotland

Royal Lochnagar Distillery

Crathie

Ballater

Cairngorms National Park

AB35 5TB

Opening Times

Open year round, please check our website for up to date opening hours www.discovering-distilleries.com/royallochnagar

Admission: Royal Lochnagar Distillery Tour £7.50 (over 18's), £3 children (over 8). Unfortunately children under the age of 8 are not permitted on the tour.

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