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Aberfeldy Scotch Whisky Distillery

Aberfeldy Distillery, Aberlfeldy, Perthshire PH15 2EB
Tel: +44 (0)1887 822010

Aberfeldy Distillery General Information
Current Owners click for detailsJohn Dewar & Sons Ltd (Bacardi)
Location Highland
Water source The Pitilie Burn
Stills 2 x wash stills and 2 x spirit stills
Capacity per year 3,300,000 Litres
Status Active/Producing

Aberfeldy Distillery History
1896 Built by John Dewar & Sons Ltd
1898 Distillery opened
1917-19 Closed
1925 Distiller Company Ltd (DCL)
1930 Scottish Malt Distillers Ltd. (SMD)
1972 Distillery reconstructed with 2 pairs of stills
1998 Purchased from Diageo plc by Bacardi Ltd
2000 “Dewars World of Whisky” visitor centre opened

Aberfeldy Distillery Comments
Apparently, one of the founders of Aberfeldy "Tommy Dewar" was the 3rd person in Britain to buy a car.
Major contributor to Dewar's blend.
The site is close to a colony of rare red squirrels.

Aberfeldy Distillery Bottlings
click for detailsAberfeldy 15 year 43%
Aberfeldy 1980, 62%. Bottled in 1997.(limited bottling)

Aberfeldy Distillery Independent Bottlings

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Aberfeldy Distillery Visitor Centre Information

*While production of Dewar’s whisky continues as normal, we are sorry to announce that until 31st January 2021 inclusive, the Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery will be cancelling all tours as well as closing our shop, bar and café due to the renewed restrictions across Scotland and National lockdown. We are constantly evaluating the situation and will keep you updated via our website and social channels with plans beyond this, in line with the latest guidance and updates from the Scottish Government. Our online shop remains open.

Just three miles from the birth place of founder John Dewar, the Aberfeldy Distillery is the only distillery built by the Dewar family. Steeped in history and craftsmanship, since 1898 our stills have produced the beautifully balanced Single Malt whisky at the heart of Dewar's Scotch. Distillery tours take place throughout the day and include access to our atmospheric warehouse and heritage centre. Browse the distillery shop for limited editions or ‘fill your own’ bottle of exclusive Aberfeldy Single Malt whisky. Take time to relax in our NEW café and enjoy your dram in our whisky lounge.

Tours of our traditional distillery take place throughout the day and include options for whisky aficionados!


Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery is on the A827, on the outskirts of Aberfeldy, Perthshire. Just 90 minutes from Edinburgh.

Postcode: PH15 2EB

Tel: +44 (0)1887 822010



APRIL-OCTOBER: Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 12 noon-4pm

NOVEMBER-MARCH: Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm

Our cafe and shop are open to all, but please check our website for tour prices.

Last admission 1 hour prior to closing. Cafe closes 30 minutes prior to closing. Opening hours and tours may be subject to change. Please call for opening hours over the festive period.

As a traditional working distillery, visitors must wear sensible footwear on the distillery tour (no high heels or open toed shoes permitted). Unfortunately, dogs (except assistance dogs) are not permitted in the visitor centre or distillery.


ABERFELDY TOUR - Adult £10.50, Child (0-11 years) £0.00, Child (12-17 years) £4.50, Conc Senior £8.50, Conc Services £8.50, Conc Student £8.50.
Includes access to the heritage centre, distillery tour and warehouse experience along with a whisky tasting.

Our Aberfeldy Tour plus the opportunity to sample an exclusively aged Aberfeldy Single Malt, straight from the cask. Includes complimentary blender’s tot glass.

For whisky aficionados this tour includes the heritage centre, distillery tour and warehouse, a dram from the cask, free blender’s tot glass and a tasting tray of 5x15ml drams.

A unique opportunity to create your own experimental blend to take home (500ml bottle). Our Cask Tasting Tour combined with a tutored sensory blending session.

Dewar’s Immersion Luxury Whisky Tour £120
Available on a selected date each month, this is a full day luxury whisky tour experience including lunch and an exclusive whisky gift to take home.

All ticket holders also receive exclusive offers on selected whiskies.

In addition, you can fill your own bottle of Aberfeldy Single Malt – exclusively available at Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery.


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