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Our distillery tours

We have 2 types of tour suitable for all levels of whisky interest.

We are able to offer tours of the new Darnley's Gin Distillery.

You can either book online or by phone, or just turn up. Each whisky tour will start in our exhibition, uncovering the history of the name Kingsbarns and by watching our film which explores the local area in the context of the whisky year. See the story of our renovation of the East Newhall Farm steading unfold before stepping in to the Doocot where our first cask of Kingsbarns spirit is resting. Your guide will explain our distillation methods inside the distillery before a dram or two in one of our tasting rooms (The Neuk and The Wemyss Room).

Darnley's Gin Tours take place in the newly refurbished Darnley's Distillery on the same site as Kingsbarns Distillery and Visitor Centre. 

Kingsbarns tour

1 Hour/ £10.00

Tour Times:

March, April and October:  10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm

May to September:  10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm

November to February: 11.30am, 1.00pm and 2.30pm

This tour is the perfect introduction to Scotch whisky. You will visit our exhibition space, go on a guided tour of our distillery and then be led up to one of our tasting rooms to try our new make spirit and a dram of Wemyss Malts whisky. A shop and cafe await you at the end of the tour and your ticket price includes a £2 voucher per person redeemable in the shop against a 70cl bottle of whisky or gin.

 

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Dream to Dram tour

2 Hours/ £50.00

Tour Time: 2pm

This tour is led by one of our senior guides and is suitable for smaller groups who have time to enjoy a more leisurely visit and a longer tutored whisky tasting. Start your visit with a complimentary hot drink in our cafe, before being shown into our exhibition space which explores the history behind the name 'Kingsbarns’. Your guide will explain how we make our spirit inside the distillery and then take you into a tasting room for an in depth tutored tasting across a selection of Wemyss Malts whiskies where you will receive a complimentary Kingsbarns Glencairn whisky glass to keep.  If you want to indulge in some retail therapy, a shop awaits you at the end of the tour where your ticket acts as a  £5 voucher per person redeemable against a 70cl bottle of whisky or gin.

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Discover Darnley's Tour

1 Hour/£10

Tour Times:
Noon, 2pm and 4pm -  March - October
Noon and 2pm - November - February

Join us at our new distillery and discover more about Darnley’s Gin as our tour guide takes you on a journey through the local area and the rich history of gin. Step in to our still room as you find out how we make Darnley’s Gin and the botanicals we use, followed by a tasting of our spirit. A shop and cafe await you at the end of the tour and your ticket price includes a £2 voucher per person redeemable in the shop against a 70cl bottle of Darnley’s Gin.

Discover Darnley's Tour