Dalmore Distillery is only 10 minutes drive from the house and is home to their award-winning malts. They offer week day tours and take weekend bookings for larger groups if booked in advance. They have very generously offered Assynt House guests complimentary Legend tours. Please do let us know if you would like to take them up of their offer and we can arrange the tour for you, subect to availability.
THE LEGEND TOUR This guided tour brings the legend to life and leads you step by step through the production process, from maturation in the finest oak casks, to the art of selection. After the tour you will be invited to relax in the Alchemy room while you watch a short video and sample Dalmore's multi-award winning 12 year old single Highland malt.
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