WELCOME TO AWARD WINNING GLENLIVET HILL TREK SPECIALISTS IN WHISKY THEMED DAY TRIPS
THROUGHOUT SPEYSIDE AND GLENLIVET
We provide a unique and personal service to our clients with tours moulded from our history, heritage, scenery and folklore encompassing the very essence of Speyside and Glenlivet where we were born and raised.
ONE LIFE ‘LIVET’ TOUR – AWARD WINNING
Our Premier Whisky Smugglers’ Tour
The tour is a full day experience and includes Pick Up/Drop Off from your local hotel/residence in our air conditioned go anywhere Land Rover Safari vehicle, the services of an experienced local Scottish driver/guide, visits to exclusive historical sites, tutored whisky tasting in an authentic hillside bothy, light lunch served at a local beauty spot and an exclusive tasting of 4 single cask strength whiskies from the The Glenlivet Distillery Reserve Collection to end your day.
Shanks Pony is a guided walking tour led by Charlie Ironside around George Smith Smugglers trails in Glenlivet . We commence at The Glenlivet Distillery, visiting 16th Century Blairfindy Castle, a fine example of a fortified tower house. We progress to Josie’s Well, the underground water source of The Glenlivet and then onto Peat Reek Bothy, our hillside Bothy/shelter housing whisky smuggling artefacts where we stop for a complimentary wee dram. We continue across the heather to the site of the original Glenlivet Distillery build 1824 at Upper Drumin. We then follow the Smugglers Trail across the hill to pass Minmore House, formerly a Smith family residence before our return to The Glenlivet . This is a beautiful walk with some inclines amidst stunning scenery and wildlife.
Inside Speyside is a full day experience and includes Pick Up/Drop Off from your local hotel/residence in our air conditioned go anywhere Land Rover Defender Station Wagon, services of an experienced Scottish driver/guide with intimate knowledge of Speyside, visits to historical sites including the world famous Telford Bridge over the Spey, and wild and foreboding Auchendoun Castle (bring your Camera). A light lunch will be served at a local beauty spot. The day ends with either a guided tour of Aberlour Distillery or Speyside Cooperage, depending on availability. During the tour we will pass many of the world famous distilleries associated with this region and our driver/guide will explain their history and recent expansion due to the boom in whisky sales in the past decade.