• Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre Craigellachie Moray
  • Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre Craigellachie Moray
  • Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre Craigellachie Moray
  • Speyside Cooperage Visitor Centre Craigellachie Moray

Cooperage Tours

Enjoy a journey through the lifecycle of the cask, see the highly skilled coopers at work, try it for yourself with the mini casks or simply relax and enjoy the gift and coffee shop. Two types of tour are available:
Classic Tour | VIP Tour

Classic Tour

Our knowledgeable guides will accompany you through the exhibition which includes an informative 4-D cinematic presentationaudio visual presentation followed by a visit to our viewing gallery where you can watch first hand our Coopers at work accompanied by one of our knowledgeable guides. Booking is advisable particularly in Summer months.
Duration: 45 minutes (approx)
Cost: £3.50 per person
Please email or call us on 01340 871108 to arrange.

VIP Tour

An experienced former Cooper will guide you through the visitor centre giving a tour which includes an informative 4-D cinematic presentation followed by a visit to our viewing gallery where you can watch first hand our Coopers at work and even try your hand at building a miniature barrel! Then take a look behind the scenes up close at the Coopers and their apprentices as they make and repair casks against the clock. You will then be escorted to a reserved area in our coffee shop to enjoy a dram of our own label 10 year old single malt whisky served in a Speyside Cooperage tasting glass which is yours to keep along with detailed tasting notes and a Cooperage Golf/Bar Towel. This is followed by your choice from our range of speciality teas and coffees to enjoy with locally made petit four shortbreads.
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

The VIP tour is available to over 18's only and must be booked in advance.
For price information on the VIP tour please email or call us on 01340 871108 to arrange.

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 9.00am - 17.00pm
Tours every half an hour starting 9.00am
Last tour 15.30pm
Coffee Shop closes 16.00pm
Gift Shop closes 16.45pm
Closed over Christmas and New Year for two weeks

Facility Information

Reading Boards (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese Translations)
Read about the history of the Cask, Uses throughout the ages, Coopering Processes

Audio Visual (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian Wi-Fi Headset Translations)
A 4 dimensional look at our working Cooperage with a cinematic experience

Viewing Gallery accompanied by Guide
A chance to watch the Coopers while they work

Barrel themed Coffee Shop
Offering Sandwiches, Soups, Cakes, Bakes, Speciality Teas and Coffees
Lunches should be booked to avoid dissappointment

Cooperage Gift Shop
A selection of cask related giftware and other Scottish products, some unique to us

Download our Accessibility Policy [pdf]

Savour the sights, sounds and smells of our working cooperage.
Visitor Centre Enquiries (01340) 871108
Cooperage Enquiries (01340) 881264
enquiries@speysidecooperage.co.uk

Download our Accessibility Policy [pdf]
Dufftown Road,
Craigellachie, Banffshire,
Scotland AB38 9RS
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