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Glenlivet Hill Trek - Peat Reek & Pot Still Tour


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NAME:

GLENLIVET SMUGGLERS PEAT REEK
AND POT STILL TOUR


   
DURATION:

FULL DAY - 1000 hrs - 1600 hrs

PRICE: £130 PER PERSON

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A unique incite into the bygone age of Whisky Smugglers and illicit distillers in Glenlivet.

Duration: Full day tour 1000 hrs – 1600 hrs

Itinerary as follows -
OFF ROAD TOUR
Seated comfortably in our unstoppable 8 wheel drive Argocat be transported into a bygone age of illicit whisky distilling and smuggling in the 'Hidden Glen'. The Argocat takes the strain as we climb to the summit of Carn Liath with 'The Glenlivet' Distillery nestling far below. Panoramic views abound as you partake in a glass of 'The Glenlivet' amongst the heather in an area where local smugglers  sited some 200 illicit stills in times gone by. Descend onto the Robbie McPherson Smuggler's Trail, the old drovers road by which illicit whisky was conveyed south. Head across Blairfindy Moor to the site of the very first 'Glenlivet Distillery' c1824 the first licensed distillery in Scotland. As we travel on heather hill and open moorland it is common to see red and roe deer, buzzards, mountain and brown hair and a variety of other highland wildlife. 

HIGHLAND BOTHY PICNIC
Our stone built highland bothy C1840 is situated a stones throw from the original Glenlivet Distillery. Enjoy the very best of Scottish Fayre chosen from our menu served in individual picnic hampers. Select 'Glenlivet' drams accompany the meal. Our Bothy houses a variety of Highland artifacts including a reproduction illicit 'pot' still. During lunch listen to recordings from descendants of Glenlivet Smugglers recounting how their forefathers plied their illicit trade.  An atmospheric and sensory experience is assured.

VISIT TO THE GLENLIVET DISTILLERY
After lunch travel to the nearby 'Glenlivet Distillery' by Land Rover. En route recent changes to the complex will be pointed out and little known facts regarding the impact to the community when the current distillery became automated. A comprehensive tour of the distillery gets underway when an experienced guide will explain the current whisky making process from grain to glass and burn to bottle. Our tour usually terminates around 4pm.  


The Countryside Code will be observed at all times
www.countrysideaccess.gov.uk/things_to_know/countryside_code

To book a tour email info@glenlivethilltrek.com
Call: 07919 882717


   

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