Tours

There’s nothing quite like standing on our pier and tasting the salt in the air or soaking up our history in warehouse number 9. Join us at the distillery to discover more about our craft – we offer a variety of tours, which you can find below.  To book, give us a call on 01496 840 557 or email info@bunnahabhain.com.

Places are limited, so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Visitor Centre Opening Times:

April – October

Monday – Saturday from 9:00 – 17:30
Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 – 19:00
Sunday from 11:00 – 16:00

November – March

Monday – Saturday from 10:00 – 16:00
Sunday from 12:00 – 16:00

 

November – March tour times are as follows:

Production Tour:
Monday – Saturday: 10.00
Sunday: 14:30            

Warehouse 9 Experience:
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 and 14:30
Sunday: 13:00

Premium Tasting:
Monday to Saturday: 12:30
Sunday: 13:00

Quick–look Tour: 
Monday to Saturday: 14:00
Sunday: 12:00

Ultimate Bunnahabhain:
By Arrangement Only

 

April – October tour times are as follows:

Production Tour:
Monday – Saturday: 09:30, 13:30, 15:30
Sunday: 11:00, 15:00            

Warehouse 9 Experience:
Monday to Saturday: 10:30
Sunday: 12:00

Premium Tasting:
Monday to Saturday: 14:30
Sunday: 14:00

Quick–look Tour: 
Monday to Saturday: 12:00
Sunday: 13:30

Tuesday and Thursday only

End of day tour: 17:00 

Ultimate Bunnahabhain: 18:00

 

 

Production Tour                                    £7                                                                              50min

A guided tour of Bunnahabhain distillery with its beautiful views of the Sound of Islay where we will share with you the steps we take in creating our whisky.  Afterwards, savour the experience with a dram of Bunnahabhain in our tasting room.  You will also receive a £5 reward voucher, redeemable against a 70cl bottle of our core range expressions in the Visitor Centre shopBooking in advance is strongly recommended.  Children under the age of 8yrs old are welcome at the distillery, but are not admitted to the production areas or tasting areas.

 

Quick-look tour                                     £5                                                                              30min

A short (20min) tour of Bunnahabhain distillery where we will share with you the steps we take in creating our whisky.  Afterwards, savour the experience with a dram of Bunnahabhain in our tasting room.  You will also receive a £5 reward voucher, redeemable against a 70cl bottle of our core range expressions in the Visitor Centre shop.  Booking in advance is strongly recommended.  Children under the age of 8yrs old are welcome at the distillery, but are not admitted to the production areas or tasting areas.

 

End of day Tour                                     £7                                                                              50min

A guided tour of Bunnahabhain distillery with its beautiful views of the Sound of Islay at the end of the day.  Join us for a relaxed walk around the distillery where one of our guides will discuss with you the steps we take in creating our whisky.  Afterwards, savour the experience with a dram of Bunnahabhain in our tasting room.  You will also receive a £5 reward voucher, redeemable against a 70cl bottle of our core range expressions in the Visitor Centre shopBooking in advance is strongly recommended.  Children under the age of 8yrs old are welcome at the distillery, but are not admitted to the production areas or tasting areas.

 

Warehouse 9 Experience                           £25                                                           60min

The Warehouse 9 tasting at Bunnahabhain is one of our most popular experiences.  Hidden away from the outside world, you will be able to enjoy an exclusive tasting of unpeated and peated (Moine) Bunnahabhain – straight from the cask!  We hold this experience in our distillery’s converted floor maltings which now houses our whisky where it matures in the very best American and European oak casks.  There is also the opportunity for you to fill and label your own 20cl bottle from any (or all) of the casks – these cost an additional £35 per bottle.  You will also receive a £5 reward voucher, redeemable against a 70cl bottle of our core range expressions in the Visitor Centre shopBooking in advance is strongly recommended.  Children under the age of 8yrs old are welcome at the distillery, but are not admitted to the production areas or tasting areas.

 

Premium Tasting                                  £35                                                                 60min

This experience allows you to enjoy a tutored nosing and tasting of 5 different expressions of Bunnahabhain across our core range, limited editions and distillery exclusives.  Many will be cask strength, others at our standard 46.3% abv.  The exact make-up of the tasting will vary throughout the year, depending on the availability of limited editions and exclusives.  The experience is hosted in our tasting room overlooking the Sound of Islay or, weather permitting, on the distillery pier itself.  You will also receive a £5 reward voucher, redeemable against a 70cl bottle of our core range expressions in the Visitor Centre shop.  Booking in advance is strongly recommended.  Children under the age of 8yrs old are welcome at the distillery, but are not admitted to the production areas or tasting areas.

 

Ultimate Bunnahabhain                             £175                                                                 90min

The chance to taste some older Bunnahabhain expressions, along with some of our special releases and limited editions, this exclusive tasting will showcase some of the most Iconic expressions of Bunnahabhain and is an experience which will last long in the memory as well as on the palate!  This tasting is only available by prior arrangement.  Please contact the distillery Visitor Centre for more information and to arrange bookings for this experience.  You will also receive a £5 reward voucher, redeemable against a 70cl bottle of our core range expressions in the Visitor Centre shop.  Booking in advance is essential.  Children under the age of 8yrs old are welcome at the distillery, but are not admitted to the production areas or tasting areas.

 

Bottle your own

Fill your own bottle of our distillery exclusive whisky from the cask in the Visitor Centre.  Staff at the visitor centre will walk you through the filling process, and then you can record your bottle number in the cask register, hand write your own label for your unique bottle and take it home as an extra special memento of your Bunnahabhain experience.  Booking is not required for this experience.