Glengoyne Distillery is 13 miles north of
in the area od Dumgoyne, with regular buses
running between Glasgow and the Distillery.
Dumgoyne Hill is also popular to
visit in the area with a good path from the
The Distillery is open 7 days a week from
10:00 - 17:00 with Tours, Tasting's and a Shop.
Postcode: G63 9LB.
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and Top Attractions.
Camping & Touring Parks in
The Image top is of the entrance to
Glengoyne Distillery, that produces Single Malt
Whisky, 10 to 50 years old, £35 to £22,000 per
bottle. You can also pour your own Bottle from
a special Cask, strong stuff.
Rare Old Whisky can now be a good investment
as the prices seem to keep going up. Some
people actually drink this Rare Expensive
Whisky, so fewer bottles are left, leading to
the price going up for remaining bottles. Many
are sold at Auctions.
The second image is of the Booking Office
for Tours at the entrance. Large Image of
the Distillery and Dumgoyne Hill.
The Shop is up between the buildings with a
range of Whisky, Gin, and Souvenirs.
Large Image of
the Distillery from the top of Dumgoyne
List of all Whisky Distillers in Scotland
that can be visited.
Glengoyne Distillery History
1800s early - there were about 18 Illegal
Distilleries in this area producing Whisky they
were not paying Tax on.
1823 - an Excise Act cut the price of Tax on
Whisky, allowing many Distillers to become
1833 - the Glengoyne Distillery was opened
by George Connell under the name Burnfoot
Distillery, producing Single Malt Whisky,
similar to what was being produced in the
Highlands and Speyside. It is unclear if
Glengoyne had been operating illegally before
1876 - the Lang Brothers based in Glasgow
bought the Distillery, changing the name to
Glengoyne, meaning Glen of the Wild Geese.
1965 - the Robertson & Baxter Group took
over the Distillery, later forming the
Edrington Group, with other Distilleries such
as The Macallan, Highland Park, and Famous
1966 - the Distillery was enlarged with a
third Still added.
1984 - the Queen Mother began using the Lang
Brothers to supply her with Whisky.
2003 - Ian Macleod Distillers Ltd. took over
the Glengoyne Distillery, with Glengoyne Single
Malt 10 to 50 years old, and the Langs Blended
Whisky being the main produce.
2010 - Ian Macleod Distillers Ltd. opened
Edinburgh Gin in the
centre of Edinburgh, by the south side of
Princes Street at Rutland Place. The Shop at
the Glengoyne Distillery stocks a wide range of
the Edinburgh Gin.
The Shop also stocks Whisky from the
Tamdhu Distillery, a
sister Distillery in Speyside by Aberlour.