Royal Lochnagar Distillery

A Entertainment in Balmoral

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Royal Lochnagar distillery is situated on the south side of the River Dee close to Balmoral Castle. Age old traditions and craftmanship produce one of Scotland's most exclusive whiskies. A visit to Royal Lochnagar is a timeless experience. You can see the distillers tending to the traditional mashtun and gleaming copper stills. At the tour end your complimentary dram will confirm that Royal Lochnagar is a malt whisky worthy of the Royal prefix to its name. Opening Times: November to March Monday - Friday : 10am - 4pm April to May: Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm Saturday: 10am - 4pm Sunday: 12noon - 4pm May to September: Monday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm Sunday: 12noon - 5pm October: Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm Saturday: 10am - 4pm Sunday: 12noon - 4pm

Royal Lochnagar Distillery

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Original purchased by Queen Victoria in 1848, Balmoral has been the main Scottish home for the Royal family ever since (Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh is mainly only used for ceremonial purposes). It is open to the public from 1st April to 31st July. A significant proportion of the Estate is also open to the public via the The Spittal of Glen Muick where there is a ranger service and walks up the seven Munro's that are situated within the estate. The closest town to the Castle is Ballater and is remarkeable for the quantity of businesses with Royal Warrants displayed outside.