Torabhaig Distillery is on the Isle of Skye,
4 miles north of the ferry port of Armadale, 16 miles south of the
Bridge. Postcode: IV44 8RE
The image top is of Torabhaig Distillery
from the car park. This Distillery began
production in 2017 of peated Single Malt
Whisky, matured in various types of Oak
Barrels, with the first of the Whisky bottled
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The Parent Company of Torabhaig is Mossburn,
specialists in Blending Malt Whisky from the
Scottish Islands and Speyside.
The Courtyard is at the rear of the
Distillery, with the Shop to the left and Cafe
to the right.
The Shop stocks a range of Spirits, Clothes
You can book Small Group Tours from the
Shop, learning how the Whiskey is Produced and
Taste the final product.
List of all Whisky Distillers in Scotland
that can be visited.
Torabhaig Distillery History
1300s - Knock Castle, also known as Caisteal
Camus, was built for Clan MacLeod.
1400s - Knock Castle was captured by Clan
MacDonald. The following years saw the Castle
change hands a few times between Clan MacLeod
1601 - the Battle of Coire na
Creiche was the last battle on the Isle of
Skye between Clan MacLeod and Clan MacDonald
with Clan MacDonald defeating Clan MacLeod.
1689 - the MacDonald's left Knock Castle as
it fell into disrepair.
1760 - Torabhaig Farm House is Completed
close to Knock Castle.
1820 - The Steading at Torabhaig Farm is
built using stone from Knock Castle ruins.
1823 - The Excise Act sanctioned Legal
Whisky Distilling in Scotland.
1830 - Talisker Whiskey Distillery is
opened on the west of Skye.
2002 - Planning permission was granted to
Mossburn - Distillers & Blenders to convert the
Torabhaig Steading into the Torabhaig
2013 - Mossburn's Renovation Project
2016 - Stills are installed.
2017 - First of the Spirit flows.
2018 - I popped in for a Scone with Tea and
a Tour of the Distillery on a glorious sunny
2020 - the first bottles of Torabhaig Single
Malt Scotch Whisky were Born.
Hotel is situated under half of a mile
north of the Distillery.
2017 - The Isle of Raasay Distillery
opened as the first Legal Distillery on the
Island, giving the area three interesting
Distilleries to visit. Raasay Island is only a
short Ferry trip from Skye.