Tour Scotland's finest whisky distilleries by helicopter

Scotland has been distilling whisky since the 15th century, with the earliest distilling record reported to be 1494. Over 500 years later and the Scotch Whisky industry is stronger than ever with exports of Scotland's favourite drink exceeding over £2 billion.

There are currently over 120 active distilleries spread over five whisky producing regions: Campbelltown, Highland, Islay, Lowland and Speyside. Whisky tours are very popular with tourists but due to the distilleries location, getting there can prove difficult. Cut your travel time in half, leaving you more time to enjoy your favourite dram in Scotland's most beautiful locations and arrive at some of Scotland's finest whisky distilleries by helicopter.

Scottish Whisky Distilleries by Helicopter

Scottish Whisky Distilleries by Helicopter


Whisky distilleries in Campbeltown

Number of distilleries: 3

Oldest distillery: Springbank (1828)

Most popular distillery: Springbank

Other famous distilleries: Campbeltown Heritage Centre & Glen Scotia

Flavour: fruity, peaty, sweet, smoky

Whisky Distilleries in the Highlands

Number of distilleries: 47

Oldest distillery: Glenturret (1775)

Most popular distillery: Glenturret (Famous Grouse Experience)

Other famous distilleries: Glenmorangie, Highland Park and Isle of Jura

Flavour: fruity, sweet, spicy, malty

Whisky Distilleries in Islay

Number of distilleries: 9

Oldest distillery: Bowmore (1779)

Most popular distillery: Ardbeg

Other famous distilleries: Kilchoman & Laphroaig

Flavour: powerful, peaty, smoky, sweet, salty

Whisky Distilleries in the Lowlands

Number of distilleries: 18

Oldest distillery: Auchentoshan (1800)

Most popular distillery: Glenkinchie

Other famous distilleries: Annandale, Lindores & Starlaw

Flavour: light, unpeated, floral, citrusy, sweet

Whisky Distilleries in Speyside

Number of distilleries: 50

Oldest distillery: Strathisla (1786)

Most popular distillery: Glenfiddich

Other famous distilleries: Macallan, Glenlivet & Tormore

Flavour: fruity, sweet, spicy, vanilla

Charter a helicopter

To create your very own Scotch Whisky Tour by helicopter give our helicopter specialists a call on +44 (0) 131 531 6718


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