This traditional working estate covers a vast 64,000 acres and includes over 30 farms, 9000 acres of forest, hills, moorlands and rivers. Pop in to the Glenlivet Estate Visitor Centre in Tomintoul to find out about the estate and the wide range of actvities available from low level walks to mountain biking and star gazing. Open all year round.
Malt Whisky Trail
Tomintoul and Glenlivet is the gateway to the Malt Whisky Trail. Stop off at a Speyside distillery to see how Scotland’s national drink is produced today and to sample the amber nectar!
The Glenlivet Distillery
Visit the oldest legal distillery in Glenlivet and the home of The Glenlivet malt whisky. Founded in 1824 by George Smith, this well-loved, world renowned brand is part of the Malt Whisky Trail. Enjoy a true whisky experience at the visitor centre, with tours and tastings on offer.
Located near Tomintoul beside the beautiful River Avon, lies the Tomintoul Distillery. Its single malt whisky is known as ‘the gentle dram’. It is also home to the world’s largest bottle of single malt whisky, containing 105.3 litres of the best Tomintoul 14 year Old malt whisky!
A visit to the Ballindalloch Single Malt Distillery is much more than just another distillery tour. Here you can become involved in the art of whisky making, but also explore this Highland estate including Ballindalloch Castle, one of the finest surviving baronial castles in Scotland.
Shopping and Eating Out
Take some time to stop off in Tomintoul, the highest village in the Highlands at 345m. You will find plenty to tempt you from whisky and gift shops to hotels, restaurants and if you’ve got a sharp eye, you will find the largest bottle of single malt whisky in the world!