Discovering the Secrets of Whisky Production at the Scotch Whisky Experience
As a dedicated whisky-fan, the Scotch Whisky Experience is definitely one of Edinburgh’s must-see attractions. Perched at the top of the Royal Mile, before the Edinburgh Castle esplanade, the Scotch Whisky Experience offers visitors of every age a trip through the history and heritage of whisky production in Scotland. Tours include a ‘whisky barrel’ ride through a virtual distillery, a guided introduction to the aromas of whisky, and the chance to look round a collection of over 3,000 scotch whisky bottles - the largest in the world. There are, of course, plenty of opportunities to sample a dram of scotch (or a can of Irn Bru for the kids), and a number of tasting-focused packages which come complete with a guide to help beginners and experts alike navigate the flavour profiles. The Scotch Whisky Experience is a fully-accessible facility, and open throughout the year - it’s an ideal stop on any stroll around Edinburgh’s Old Town but can get busy in the summer, so think about booking ahead.