Discovering Oban Distillery, Scotland's Old Gem
The Oban Distillery is one of the oldest surviving distilleries in Scotland. Nestled between the rocky hills of the coastal Oban lies a slice of paradise for whisky lovers. The distillery is one of the smallest of its kind to produce single malt Scotch whisky by using “worm tubs”, a traditional method of crafting Highland malt.
If you want a taste of unique Oban whisky straight from the cask made of sherry and white oak, head straight to Scotland, and witness the distillery’s whisky making process. The distillery offers an interesting tour for whisky lovers. The visitors get to explore the warehouses and taste whisky in the Distillery Manager’s office.They also provide tailor made tours that are available on request and come with well-informed guides. The tour welcomes you with a sample of fine Oban Malt paired with food and ends with the distribution of souvenirs to its visitors. The tour is available throughout the year and it is recommended to book them in advance.
The quaint and idyllic Oban has many tourist attractions in the surrounding areas. You can spend your day by exploring Kerrera, the closest island to Oban or wander through the beautiful gardens, beaches and the ruins of Gylen Castle. Oban is also a great place for seafood lovers, it is, after all, Scotland’s Seafood Capital.
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