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Cardhu Distillery



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Cardhu Distillery nestles in a picturesque setting in the heart of Speyside. Speyside is known all over the world as whisky country. The Cardhu distillery which is the only distillery started by a woman, really does stand out from all the other distilleries in the Speyside area. The Cardhu Range offers something for everyone: from the light and delicate character of the 12 year old through to the more complex flavour of the 18 year old. Cardhu is part of the world famous Malt Whisky Trail which includes Glenfiddich, Glenlivet, Strathilsa, Benromach to name a few.

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Opening Times

3rd January – February
Monday to Friday – 10am until 4pm

Monday to Saturday - 10am until 5pm

April – September
Monday to Sunday from 10am until 5pm

Monday to Saturday – 10am until 5pm
Due to annual silent season tours may be restricted during October and November.

November – December
Monday to Friday – 10am until 4pm

Opening times for winter 2019 to be confirmed.

Pricing Details

Cardhu Distillery Tour
Includes a guided tour of the distillery followed by a dram of Cardhu Single Malt Whisky. Duration 40mins

Guess Dhu Tour
Following a guided tour of the distillery, guests will be guided through a nosing and tasting of 3 whiskies. To add to the experience guests will be provided with a scorecard and nose and taste the whiskies blind (Don’t worry you won’t be blindfolded!). The winner who guesses all three whiskies correctly will win bragging rights and be added to our hall of fame. All guests will also receive a complimentary Cardhu Dram Glass. Duration 1 hour

Cardhu Collection Tour
Includes an in-depth guided tour of the distillery followed by a tutored nosing and tasting of the Cardhu Range and a complimentary Cardhu Glencairn Glass. Duration 1hr 15mins

Children under 18 are free of charge. Children under 8 years of age are welcome, but will not be permitted to the production area, due to company policy.

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Cardhu Distillery

AB38 7RY
Phone: 01479 874 635


Turn off the A95 or A941 Elgin to Grantown-on-Spey road onto the B9102 then 2 miles west of Archiestown.

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