Ben Nevis Distillery
Ben Nevis Distillery established in 1825, is one of the
oldest licensed distilleries in Scotland. The distillery
is nestled at the foot of Britain's highest mountain, Ben
Nevis, which has a summit elevation of 4'406 feet above
sea level. This imposing mountain provides an impressive
background to a traditional Scottish craft.
The Visitor's Center
Incorporated within Ben Nevis Distillery is The Legend of
the Dew of Ben Nevis Visitor Centre, built into an old warehouse
dating from 1862 and former bottling hall, which still retains
some of its original features. You will encounter the mythical
giant Hector McDram who will reveal the Legend of the Dew
of Ben Nevis in a specially commissioned audio visual presentation.
After your experience with Hector, a conducted tour of
the production areas by a trained guide concludes with a
After your tour around our distillery why not relax with
a refreshment or if you are hungry, try some of our delicious
home cooking in our coffee shop and restaurant. It will
be an unforgetable treat!
Managing Director: Mr Colin Ross
Visitor Centre Manager: Mr John Carmichael
Hours of Operation
OPEN ALL YEAR
Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
Easter to September - Saturday 10am - 4pm
July to August- Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm Sunday 12pm - 4pm
October to Easter - Saturday, Sunday, and evening by arrangement.
Visitor's Center Entrance Charges: Adult:
£4.00 Child: £2.00
Ben Nevis Distillery (Fort William) Ltd.
Lochy Bridge - Fort William - PH33 6TJ
Tel: +44 01397 702476 / Fax: +44 01397 702768
Visitor Center Direct Line: +44 (0)1397