The Bunnahabhain Distillery is situated on the east side
of the Island of Islay. It employs 16 staff and comprises
a working malt distillery, visitor centre, holiday cottages
and maturation warehouses.
Since 1881, our gentle malt has always started out
the same way, with good quality malted barley, clean pure
Margadale spring water and a little yeast.
We could try and make out that our whisky is made from superior
ingredients than that of other Islay malts but, if you know
your malt whisky, you will know that all good whisky starts
off the same. What we can tell you is that Bunnahabhain's
gentle taste is so unique because we have never heavily peated
our fine malted barley, our natural spring water source has
run clear for over one hundred years and our sea facing warehouses
provide the perfect environment for maturing our spirit.
The Bunnahabhain Shop & Distillery Tours
We are always happy to open the doors and welcome visitors
to the distillery. If you would like to visit us and tour
the distillery then drop us an E-mail
or call us.
17th March – 24th October 2008
Monday thru Friday
(closed at weekends)
10:30; 14:00 and 15:15
October – December 2008 is by appointment only.
Photography in Distillery: Yes
Handicapped Accessible: No facilities available.
Take the A846 from Bowmore towards Port Askaig. Turn left
immediately after Kellis at the brown signport for Bunnahabhain.
Travel for 4 miles on single-track roads while enjoying beautiful
views of the Sound of Islay. Distance makers on barrell lids
indicate the route.
Parking / Reception
- Cross the cattle grid and drive through warehouses to
undercover parking on your left, immediately after the pier.
Enter via the green door next to the clock which indicates
the time of the next tour. Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee
in the cosy waiting room before the guide arrives promptly
to begin the tour.
Telephone: 44 (0) 1496 840646
Email the Bunnahabhain
Shop & Distillery
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