10 September 2018 (Tours: Mon-Wed 10am; 80 minutes)
12 September 2018
The first dedicated, single malt whisky distillery to be built in Glasgow for over a century. Come down to Queens Dock and watch Glasgow's stills flow once again. Learn more about the birth of the whisky industry and join a tour around the distillery.
The city was once home to countless distilleries, blending houses and bonded warehouses, bottling plants, cooperages, maltsters and other associated businesses. The first dedicated, single malt whisky distillery to be built in Glasgow for over a century, Clydeside Distillery celebrates the significant role that whisky has played in shaping both our city and Scotland as a whole, while putting Glasgow right back on the scotch whisky map.
Our Dockside Story is the first, self-guided part of the tour. Wander around and discover fascinating tales about the birth of the whisky industry and Glasgow's history, featuring live footage and animation bringing history to life.
Next, our expert guide who will show you around Clydeside Distillery itself. Meet our lively craftsmen as they handcraft pure new spirit using traditional methods and time-honoured skills. Enjoy the spectacular view over the Clyde from our gleaming contemporary Still House.
Tours: Mon-Wed 10am; 80 minutes
Tour meeting point: Concourse
Booking: Fully booked
Parking available on site
Accessibility: As part of the tour, visitors walk across an open-vented floor so please wear flat shoes
Architect: John Carrick, Additional alterations undertaken by Hypostyle Architects (Cat B)
Building Date: 1877, August 2016-November 2017