Scotland is famous for its whisky production, with distilleries located up and down the country. 

These distilleries often offer tours and tasting sessions, which bring hundreds to tourists to Scotland each year. 

There's one to suit everyone, from dog friendly venues to the most remote in Scotland.

Whether you fancy old and traditional or new and innovative, here are six of Scotland's most iconic distilleries as according to Snaptrip. 

6 of Scotland's top whisky distilleries

Scotland's oldest distillery 

Glenturret distillery - Perthshire

Established in 1763 just outside Crieff, Glenturret was formerly known as Thurot distillery and is Scotland's oldest working whisky producer. 

They offer whiskies between 10 and 30-years old made in-house with the only remaining hand mash tun in Scotland. 

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Scotland's newest distillery

8 Doors Distillery - John O'Groats

Near Scotland's most northerly point you will find the 8 Doors Distillery, which opened in 2021. 

This makes it the newest distillery in Scotland as well as the country's most northerly mainland whisky distillery. 

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Scotland's most remote distillery

Shetland Reel Distillery - Isle of Unst

It takes two ferry rides from Shetland's mainland to reach the Shetland Reel Distillery - it's so remote that it is actually closer to Norway than Scotland. 

Located between Scotland and Norway, the distillery draws on influences from both countries in its whisky and gin production. 
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Dog friendly distillery

Lindores Abbey Distillery - Newburgh, Fife

Lindores Abbery Distillery invites vistors to bring along their dogs and offer a picnic booking service so you can enjoy the grounds after the tour. 

HeraldScotland: Scotch whisky production comes home to Lindores Abbey in Fife, where 15th-century monk first made 'aqua vitae'

Scotland's smallest traditional distillery 

Edradour Distillery - Pitlochry, Perthshire

Edradour Distillery is Scotland's smallest traditional distillery; founded in 1825, it is the last stronghold of single malt whisky from a farm distillery that’s still in production today.

Distillery with amazing views

Talisker Distillery - Isle of Skye

The Talisker Distillery is positioned on the shores of Loch Harport on the Isle of Skye, having first been built in 1830. 

The views of the Cullins are best enjoyed with a glass of the brand's sweet full-bodied single malt. 

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You can find more information about accomodation near these distilleries at Snaptrip.