Whisky & Local Produce Tours

In drink where provenance meets tradition and know how. In food where locally sourced ingredients entwine with nuance and sophistication.

Scotland is famous for world class food and drink and Serenity Scotland can offer you the chance to sample the best produce the country has to offer on one of our fantastic food tours of Scotland. We can create a bespoke gourmet food experience to suit you and your party. This can include multiple day tours and additional activities as you prefer.

Explore a Scottish salmon smokehouse, meet and talk with the fishermen who land the famous west coast crab and sweet langoustines  Visit artisan food producers  Dine in award winning restaurants. Take a cooking lesson with a top chef or engage with some of the artisans that produce organic food, from farm to plate, learn of their craft.

Our bespoke producers are well known in producing the highest standards of food excellence in the following areas:

Gin – berries- purple sprouting broccoli – langoustines – neeps – scallops – cheese – kale – beef – chutney – lamb – ice-cream – vodka – kefir – oysters – haggis – beetroot – salmon – crab – chard – oatcakes – herring – honey – fine chocolate – potatoes – porridge – carrots – biscuits – water.

Slow food and organic produce are of the greatest importance to farmers here in Scotland and creating the opportunities for you to meet purveyors and growers of produce gives us a greater appreciation and understanding of the importance of food as medicine and food for health and well-being. Whether you have 1 Day or 10 days to explore, please do get in touch.

For vegans, vegetarians, and pescatarians, our tours and visits ensure your dietary requirements are served. Get up close and personal on one of our custom-made food tours of Scotland.

9 days, starts on a Monday

Whisky, Craft & Tradition Tour

Distilling Scotland in Whisky, music and craft.

Whisky tours can be designed for you any number of days and the one below is a wide sample! For purely Speyside or purely Islay we recommend a five day tour.

DAY ONE – Start in Glasgow (or Edinburgh) – Ardrossan – visit Arran Distillery – stay in Campbeltown at Old Grammar Lodge

DAY TWO – Experience Springbank Distillery and Glengyle Distillery (Kilkerran Whisky) and Glen Scotia Distillery tour and tasting – ferry from Kennacraig to Islay – stay at the Islay Hotel

DAY THREE – tour of Laphroaig – lunch at Ardbeg and tasting – tour of Lagavulin – stay at the Islay Hotel or the Bridgend Hotel

DAY FOUR – Journey to the Islay Woolen Mill – tour Bruichladdich Distillery – lunch at Kilchoman Distillery – visit to Bunnahabhain Distillery and Caol Ila for a dram – stay at the Islay Hotel or the Bridgend Hotel

DAY FIVE – Ferry from Port Ellen to Kennacraig – Oban Distillery – Oban Fish Kiosk for lunch or Eeusk Fish Restaurant – willow weaving instruction – via the Loch Tay Corridor to stay at the Fortingall Hotel with Friday traditional music session in the Ewe Bar therein

DAY SIX – Walk at the Falls of Bruar with opportunity to sample food at the House of Bruar – dram at Dalwhinnie Distillery – visit Tomatin Distillery or the Highland Folk Museum at Newtonmore – stay at the Dowans Hotel in Aberlour or Muckrach Country House at Dulnain Bridge

DAY SEVEN – Immerse yourself in the spirit of  Balvenie or Aberlour Distillery – lunch at the Mash Tun – tour of Macallan Distllery – stay at the Dowans Hotel https://www.dowanshotel.com/ in Aberlour or Muckrach Country House at Dulnain Bridge.

DAY EIGHT – Enjoy Glendronach Distillery by Huntly – option to visit Huntly Castle – lunch at Johnstone’s of Elgin lunch with mill tour – Gordon & MacPhail shop in Elgin – dram at Benromach Distillery – stay at the Dowans Hotel in Aberlour or Muckrach Country House at Dulnain Bridge

DAY NINE – Saunter to Glenfarclas Distillery – visit Ballindalloch Castle and Gardens – back to Edinburgh/Glasgow for early evening.