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.

Go Vegan Tours or Vegetarian Visits ensure your dietary requirements are served. Get up close and personal on one of our custom-made food tours of Scotland. Visit a Scottish salmon smokehouse, meet the fishermen who land the famous west coast crab and sweet langoustines, visit artisan food producers, dine in award winning restaurants and even 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.

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

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.

9 days, starts on a Monday

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 - Tour of 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 - Visit 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 - tour 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 - Visit 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 - Visit Glenfarclas Distillery – visit Ballindalloch Castle and Gardens – back to Edinburgh/Glasgow for early evening
1, 3 or 7 Day Tour

Come on a journey with us and head to the heart of the gin producers of Scotland

Would we have ever envisaged following the insurmountable popularity of the gintastic Scottish produced ‘Hendricks’ that Scotland would now be producing 70% of the UK’s gin? Our lives would never be the same again when it came to choosing a gin and tonic…

It is certainly wise to take a private, bespoke Scottish Gin Tour with Serenity Scotland and enjoy visiting a few significant distilleries, immersing yourself in the pleasure and feeling relaxed during your trip and refreshed and learned afterwards.

For the discerning gin enthusiast and collector, come on a journey with us and head to the heart of the gin producers of Scotland. Why not embellish your collection by whetting your pallet savouring some of the new ‘gin’ istas on the block or enjoy learning more about the history and provenance of your favourite gins.

3 Day Tour sample itinerary
A fun and informative multi-day tour featuring your favourite gin distillers alongside some amazing landscapes and exploring Scotland’s creativity and culture. There are some larger producers and bespoke emerging craft distillers covering the breadth and width of Scotland. Your private, bespoke tour will aim to offer the best options for the time you have and locations requested on your gin journey. A 3-day Scottish Gin tour will meander across country and take in the gin trail distillers in the regions of Edinburgh & Lothians, The Kingdom of Fife, Angus and Perthshire, whilst taking in some iconic sights enroute.

Enjoy the diversity of the Tours, where in one distillery you can feel a part of the hands-on operation and another you can saunter around the land, sample in the tasting rooms and visit the well-stocked shop. We can occasionally access additional farm steadings for gin tours and private openings/events, subject to availability at time of year.

The distilleries are often in remote settings and make innovative use of characterful old traditional buildings, many with copper stills and invariably innovative equipment. Meet the wonderful staff on-site and engage in a conversation with the master distiller and create fond memories for years to come.s and we can curate your Scottish Gin Tour to include accommodation, entry to sights of significant interest and ferries (where required).

We are also adaptable and flexible and can help you by making recommendations of accommodation to your standard required. You can then book yourself at best value and we can recommend restaurants and help you with any additional requirements.

1 Day, 3 Day or 6 Day Tour

Taste, Sip and Savour Scotland

To experience the depth and truly being a part of Scotland has as much to do with experiencing the culinary delights as being close to the geography and its people.

To sample the freshest, delicious local fare is to truly become at one with where you are. A qualitative part of being the cultural traveller is partaking in the culinary environment and the aromas and tastes of Scotland.

We arrange transport from your accommodation, the airport or from the port to start the tour. Our tours are Private tours to suit your interests as we talk, walk and explore our beautiful and distinct country.

DAY 1 - Pick up from accommodation and a talk with an extraordinary farm distiller. Coffee and browse at an organic farm shop near an ancient royal burgh. Visit the market garden growing and selling local produce, from food to plate. Local lunch near St Andrews before visiting gin, whisky and cheese producers. Fine accommodation and finest dining

DAY 2 - Innovative whisky distillery visit in a beautiful setting to start the day. Gentle stroll by a cathedral at a riverside setting as we meander to the artisanal smokehouse and quaint village shops boasting their produce and crafts. Lunch before discovering the secrets of the chocolatier and onwards to discover an array of finest Scottish goods from cured trout, to cashmere and from elderflower presse to haggis bonbons.

DAY 3 - Stories in the royal castle and coffee in the kitchen café, castle & gardens to peruse. A speciality farm shop café at lunchtime in the glen. Onwards to an array of huddled cottages by the seaside, a lighthouse, galleries, teashops and delving into the history of the Arbroath smokie.

DAY 4 - Heading further north to the highland botanicals gin distillery tour, followed by a picturesque drive to a fresh food larder for coffee and a browse. Afternoon at esteemed whisky distillery Glenfiddich with an expert tour and a few drams. Visit to a local independent bottlers’ to discover more a few rare and limited edition collections and knowledgeable insights.

DAY 5 - Morning visit to an award-winning organic Cheese producer, try and watch it being made. Views of Loch Ness, iconic Urquhart Castle and through Glencoe offer the backdrop of the land that drovers, producers, farmers and crafters journeyed along to market over the centuries. Mountains, the mist, the skyscapes, lochs and nature are bountiful for photography today. Lunch locally and Inverawe Farm shop and walk with its local Argyll and Scottish fare. Accommodation at Port Appin with beautiful views across to the Isle of Lismore and the Sound of Lorne.

DAY 6 - A morning stroll visit to the inviting Loiresque Castle, showcasing its Old kitchen, gardens & Gothic revival meets baroque architecture. Option to visit a local ale brewery on a working farm at the head of loch Fyne, renowned for its excellent natural produce, they stock local highland cattle products. Speciality lunch by Loch Fyne at a local seafood restaurant - choose from fresh oysters, salmon and an array of local seafood and fish dishes. Descent south on return journey to Edinburgh/Glasgow airport/port.