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YOUR WHISKY ADVENTURE STARTS HERE

We provide once-in-a-lifetime experiences combining your adventurous spirit with the beauty of Scotland.

From exclusive tastings and VIP distillery tours to scenic drives through picturesque landscapes, our tours promise an unforgettable blend of adventure, discovery, and camaraderie. Whether you're a seasoned whisky connoisseur or embarking on your first whisky adventure, CopperCairn invites you to raise a glass and embark on a whisky exploration journey like no other.

DISCOVER OUR RANGE OF HANDCRAFTED WHISKY TOURS

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A SWIFT HALF

Half Day

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Prices from £89 per person

Group Size: 2-7 people

POA for larger groups

Dive into the heart of Speyside's whisky culture with our Swift Half Tour. Perfect for those short on time or new to the whisky scene, this half-day adventure offers a taste of the region's rich heritage without the fuss.

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THE WHISKY EXPLORER

Full Day

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Prices from £289 per person.

Group Size: 2-7 people

POA for larger groups

Prepare for an unforgettable expedition into the heart of Speyside's whisky wonderland with our Whisky Explorer Tour. Crafted for connoisseurs seeking the ultimate whisky adventure, this full-day extravaganza promises exclusive access and unparalleled 

experiences.

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SPEYSIDE DISCOVERY

Full Day

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Prices from £199 per person.

Group Size: 2-7 people.

POA for larger groups.

Embark on a full-day journey through the heart of whisky country with our Speyside Discovery Adventure. Designed for enthusiasts looking to expand their palate and knowledge, this immersive experience offers a deeper dive into Speyside's whisky scene.

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WHISKY MASTER

Two Days

Day 1 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Day 2 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Prices from £1,519 per person

Group Size: 2-7 people

 

Elevate your whisky journey to new heights with our Whisky Master tour. Tailored for the most discerning enthusiasts, this two-day odyssey offers an exclusive glimpse into the world of whisky reserved for the whisky adventurer who wants it all.

'Hands down the best experience I've ever had! Mitch and Jo were absolute delights! Love them both'

Rachel, USA

"Can’t recommend Mitch enough , if you want to experience the good stuff , he has the best knowledge."

Caroline, Scotland

"Don't miss out on the absolute best way to explore the UK!!!!'

Nick, USA

"Mitch is an incredibly fun and knowledgeable host. Would love to have another dram with you soon! "

Alexander, USA

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THE DETAILS

Duration: Half Day

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Prices from £89 per person (based on seven guests.)

Group Size: 2-7 people.

POA for larger groups

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Dive into the heart of Speyside's whisky culture with our Swift Half Tour. Perfect for those short on time or new to the whisky scene, this half-day adventure offers a taste of the region's rich heritage without the fuss.

Join us for a scenic drive through picturesque landscapes and iconic distilleries, where you'll soak up the sights, sounds, and spirits. Led by our expert whisky guides, you'll gain insights into the art of whisky-making and discover what sets Speyside whisky apart.

While we won't conduct formal distillery tours, you'll still visit some of the world's most renowned whisky producers, such as Glenfiddich, Balvenie, and GlenAllachie. Your guides will provide informative commentary during stops, and there will be opportunities to explore the distilleries' shops. Additionally, guests can purchase whisky tastings in the distilleries' tasting rooms (whiskies not included in the tour price).

Also included will be the chance to experience the craftsmanship behind whisky production with a visit to a traditional cooperage, where skilled artisans craft whisky casks. This behind-the-scenes glimpse adds a unique dimension to your whisky journey and showcases the intricate process behind whisky ageing.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

1:00 PM: Pick-up from your Speyside accommodation within 20 miles of Aberlour

1:30 PM: Scenic drive through Speyside, passing by famous distilleries.

2:00 PM: Visit a traditional cooperage to see skilled artisans at work.

3:00 PM: Stop at local distilleries for a leisurely walk around the premises and exterior viewing, with the option to purchase whisky tastings.

5:00 PM: Return to your accommodation or drop off at a local pub for further whisky adventures.

OUR PROMISE

Flexibility and Customisation: This is an example of how your day could unfold. Actual tour itineraries may vary depending on availability, time of the week, and weather conditions. We strive to offer a flexible and customisable experience tailored to your preferences.

Expert Guides: Our knowledgeable whisky guides are passionate about sharing the secrets of Speyside whisky with you. With their expertise and enthusiasm, you're guaranteed an engaging and memorable tour experience.

CopperCairn Standards: At CopperCairn, our team undergoes rigorous first-aid training and boasts advanced driving skills. Rest assured, we prioritise safety by providing comprehensive public liability insurance coverage. Additionally, all our vehicles are fully insured with comprehensive hire and reward policies, ensuring peace of mind for you throughout your journey with us.

Customer Satisfaction: Don't just take our word for it! Hear what previous guests say about their CopperCairn experience in Speyside. We value customer feedback and continuously strive to exceed expectations.

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THE SPEYSIDE DISCOVERY TOUR

THE DETAILS

Duration: Full Day

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Prices from £199 per person (based on seven people)

Group Size: 2-7 people.

POA for larger groups

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Embark on a full-day journey through the heart of Speyside with our Speyside Discovery tour. Designed for enthusiasts looking to expand their palate and knowledge, this immersive experience offers a deeper dive into Speyside's whisky scene.

Join us as we uncover the secrets of Scotland's whisky, visit a hand-picked distillery and a traditional cooperage, and taste four hand-selected whiskies from our secret stash while exploring Speyside. Led by your CopperCairn whisky expert, you'll enjoy one well-known whisky distillery tour and tasting, gaining a deeper understanding of the whisky-making process while learning some secrets of the area and the whisky-making process. Enjoy a picnic lunch that will be enjoyed by one of Speyside scenic areas by the Spey River.

Indulge in a curated selection of hand-picked drams expertly chosen to showcase the diversity and complexity of Speyside whisky. And don't forget to raise a toast with your own CopperCairn-branded Glencairn glass a stylish keepsake to commemorate your whisky journey.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

10:00 AM: Pick-up from your Speyside accommodation within 20 miles of Aberlour

10:30 AM: Guided tour and tasting at a renowned distillery.

12:30 PM: Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the scenic landscapes of Speyside.

2:00 PM: Visit a traditional cooperage to see skilled artisans at work.

3:00 PM: Stop at some of Speyside’s famous distilleries for a leisurely walk around the premises and exterior viewing while tasting four hand-selected drams from our secret whisky stash.

5:00 PM: Return to your accommodation or drop off at a local pub for further whisky adventures.

OUR PROMISE

Flexibility and Customisation: This is an example of how your day could unfold. Actual tour itineraries may vary depending on availability, time of the week, and weather conditions. We strive to offer a flexible and customisable experience tailored to your preferences.

Expert Guides: Our knowledgeable whisky guides are passionate about sharing the secrets of Speyside whisky with you. With their expertise and enthusiasm, you're guaranteed an engaging and memorable tour experience.

CopperCairn Standards: At CopperCairn, our team undergoes rigorous first aid training and boasts advanced driving skills. Rest assured, we prioritise safety by providing comprehensive public liability insurance coverage. Additionally, all our vehicles are fully insured with comprehensive hire and reward policies, ensuring peace of mind for you throughout your journey with us.

Customer Satisfaction: Don't just take our word for it! Hear what previous guests say about their CopperCairn experience in Speyside. We value customer feedback and continuously strive to exceed expectations.

EXPLORER
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THE WHISKY EXPLORER TOUR

THE DETAILS

Duration: Full Day

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Prices start from £289 per person (based on seven people)

Group Size: 2-7 people.

POA for larger groups.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Prepare for an unforgettable expedition into the heart of Speyside's whisky wonderland with our Whisky Explorer Tour. Crafted for connoisseurs seeking a serious whisky adventure, this extravaganza promises exclusive access and unparalleled experiences to some of Speyside's finest gems.

Join us as we unlock the doors to hidden gems and legendary distilleries, where you'll enjoy VIP tours and tastings. Delve into each dram's rich history and craftsmanship as you sample a curated selection of whiskies handpicked by our expert guides.

Indulge in a sumptuous two-course lunch at one of Speyside's famous pubs, featuring locally sourced ingredients and traditional Scottish flavours.

Experience the artistry of whisky cask production with a visit to a traditional cooperage, where skilled artisans craft the vessels that age Scotland's liquid gold. Gain insight into the intricate barrel-making process and its crucial role in whisky maturation.

This tour includes our CopperCairn Whisky Survival Kit, which ensures you're equipped for every whisky-related adventure. From insider tips to whisky-themed jokes, we've got everything you need to navigate the whisky world with confidence and many laughs.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

10:00 AM: Pick-up from your Speyside accommodation within 20 miles of Aberlour

10:30 AM: Private VIP tour and tasting at a well-known Speyside distillery.

12:00 PM: Stop at a local restaurant for a two-course lunch (included in the price)

1:00 PM: Visit a traditional cooperage to see skilled artisans at work.

2:00 PM: Scenic drive through Speyside and CopperCairn's signature Speyside tour, including four hand-selected drams.

5:00 PM: Return to your accommodation or drop off at a local pub for further whisky adventures.

OUR PROMISE

Flexibility and Customisation: This is an example of how your day could unfold. Actual tour itineraries may vary depending on availability, time of the week, and weather conditions. We strive to offer a flexible and customisable experience tailored to your preferences.

Expert Guides: Our knowledgeable whisky guides are passionate about sharing the secrets of Speyside whisky with you. With their expertise and enthusiasm, you're guaranteed an engaging and memorable tour experience.

CopperCairn Standards: At CopperCairn, our team undergoes rigorous first-aid training and boasts advanced driving skills. Rest assured, we prioritise safety by providing comprehensive public liability insurance coverage. Additionally, all our vehicles are fully insured with comprehensive hire and reward policies, ensuring peace of mind for you throughout your journey with us.

Customer Satisfaction: Don't just take our word for it! Hear what previous guests say about their CopperCairn experience in Speyside.  We value customer feedback and continuously strive to exceed expectations.

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WHISKY MASTER 

OUR ULTIMATE WHISKY ADVENTURE

THE DETAILS

Duration: Two Days

Day 1 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Day 2 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Prices from £1,519 per person

Group Size: 2-7 people

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Elevate your whisky journey to new heights with our Whisky Master tour. Tailored for the most discerning whisky enthusiasts, this two-day odyssey offers an exclusive glimpse into the world of whisky reserved for the elite.

Immerse yourself in the art of whisky-making with private distillery visits, VIP tastings, and bespoke experiences curated just for you. From intimate whisky dinners with industry legends to adrenaline-pumping adventures like an Argo trip up a mountain, every moment is designed to exceed your wildest expectations.

And with our CopperCairn Whisky Survival Kit in hand, you'll be ready for anything the whisky world throws your way. Whether you're savouring rare drams or swapping stories with fellow enthusiasts, this is a whisky journey you'll never forget.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1:

10:00 AM: Pick-up from your Speyside accommodation within 20 miles of Aberlour (Pick-ups from all major cities in Scotland can be arranged at an extra cost)

10:30 AM: Meet your whisky guide and embark on a journey through Speyside.

10:00 AM: Private tour and tasting at a prestigious Speyside distillery.

12:00 PM: Enjoy a gourmet lunch at a distillery.

2.00 PM: CopperCairn's signature Speyside tour, including four hand-selected drams, all at least 18 years of age.

4:00 PM: Blend your whisky – A blending session showing the intricacies of how a whisky is made.

5.00 pm – Back to your accommodation to freshen up.

7.00 pm—Pick up for an intimate four-course whisky dinner at one of Speyside’s finest restaurants.  Each course is paired with a whisky and hosted by a CopperCairn Whisky expert and a legend within the whisky industry.

 

Day 2:

10:00 AM: Pick-up from your Speyside accommodation

9:30 AM: Continue your exploration with a visit to a historic distillery.

11:00 AM: Venture on an Argo trip up a mountain for a unique tasting experience

OUR PROMISE

Flexibility and Customisation: This is an example of how your day could unfold. Actual tour itineraries may vary depending on availability, time of the week, and weather conditions. We strive to offer a flexible and customisable experience tailored to your preferences.

Expert Guides: Our knowledgeable whisky guides are passionate about sharing the secrets of Speyside whisky with you. With their expertise and enthusiasm, you're guaranteed an engaging and memorable tour experience.

CopperCairn Standards: At CopperCairn, our team undergoes rigorous first aid training and boasts advanced driving skills. Rest assured, we prioritise safety by providing comprehensive public liability insurance coverage. Additionally, all our vehicles are fully insured with comprehensive hire and reward policies, ensuring peace of mind for you throughout your journey with us.

Customer Satisfaction: Don't just take our word for it! Hear what previous guests say about their CopperCairn experience in Speyside. We value customer feedback and continuously strive to exceed expectations.

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FAQS

  1. What safety measures are in place during the tours?

    • Your safety and well-being are our top priorities. Our team is trained in first aid and advanced driving techniques, ensuring a secure and comfortable journey for all guests. Additionally, our vehicles undergo regular sanitation to maintain cleanliness standards throughout the tour.

  2. What is included in the tour price?

    • The tour price includes transportation to and from your Speyside accommodation (within 20 miles of Aberlour), expert-guided tours of distilleries and attractions, whisky tastings, meals (where specified), and any additional experiences mentioned in the tour description. Please refer to the specific tour details for a comprehensive list of inclusions.

  3. Are there any additional costs during the tour?

    • In most cases, the tour price covers all planned activities and experiences. However, there may be optional add-ons or personal expenses such as souvenirs, additional food or beverages, or gratuities for guides. Any additional costs will be communicated before the tour begins.

  4. Can I customise my tour itinerary?

    • Yes, we offer flexibility in tour itineraries to accommodate your preferences whenever possible. Please let us know in advance if you have specific requests or if there are any attractions or distilleries you'd like to visit. Our team will do their best to tailor the tour to your interests.

  5. What is the group size for the tours?

    • Our tours are designed for groups of 2-7 people to ensure a personalised and intimate experience. For larger groups, please get in touch with us for customised arrangements.

  6. Do you accommodate dietary restrictions?

    • Yes, we strive to accommodate dietary restrictions and preferences whenever possible. Please inform us of any dietary requirements when booking your tour, and we will make arrangements to ensure you have suitable meal options during the tour.

  7. What happens if the weather is bad?

    • While we do our best to conduct tours, rain or shine, safety is our priority. In the event of inclement weather that affects tour operations, we will communicate with you regarding any changes or cancellations. Depending on availability, we may offer alternative indoor activities or reschedule the tour for a later date.

  8. What is your cancellation policy?

    • Our cancellation policy varies depending on the tour and the circumstances. Please refer to our terms and conditions for specific details. Generally, we require a minimum notice period for cancellations to provide a full or partial refund, depending on the situation.

  9. How can I book a tour?

    • Booking a tour with CopperCairn is easy! Hit the 'Click Here To Book' button and fill out details to provide any necessary information, and someone will get back to you shortly with our availability and details. If you have any questions or need assistance, please get in touch with our friendly team at info@coppercairn.com; we'll be happy to help.

  10. Is tipping customary?

    • While tipping is not mandatory, it would be appreciated if your guide provided exceptional service. If you choose to tip, a standard gratuity of 10-15% of the tour price is customary, but the amount is entirely at your discretion.

  11. What is the duration of the tours?

    • The duration of each tour varies depending on the itinerary. We offer half-day, full-day, and multi-day tours, with specific start and end times provided for each tour. Please refer to the tour details for accurate duration information.

  12. Do you offer tours for beginners or experienced whisky enthusiasts?

    • Yes, our tours cater to a wide range of whisky enthusiasts, from beginners to connoisseurs. Whether new to whisky tasting or a seasoned aficionado, our expert guides will tailor the tour to suit your knowledge and interest.

  13. Can children participate in the tours?

    • While our tours are primarily designed for adults, we may be able to accommodate children on specific tours. Please get in touch with us to discuss options for family-friendly tours or private bookings suitable for all ages.

  14. Are the tours wheelchair accessible?

    • We strive to make our tours as accessible as possible for all guests. However, some distilleries and attractions may have limited accessibility. Please inform us of any mobility concerns or special requirements when booking your tour, and we will make every effort to accommodate your needs.

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