A Day at Talisker Distillery

  • Destinations: Isle of Skye
  • Length of trip: 1 day

Talisker Distillery is currently undergoing exciting renovations. Please note we are closed and hope to re-open later this year.


The oldest working distillery on the Isle of Skye, at Talisker you will experience the beautiful landscape and the intense and powerful flavours of Talisker, a whisky as wild, raw and yet refined as the island itself.


Free to visit at any time, the Fairy Pools are located at Glenbrittle on the Isle of Skye. The Fairy Pools are beautiful rock pools of translucent mountain spring water fed by a series of waterfalls from the Cuillin Mountains. Many tributaries of the River Brittle run down from the Cuillin into the glen including a stream with waterfalls known as the Fairy Pools, a popular place for walkers. Visitors can embark on the stunning 2.4km walk from the car park to the Fairy Pools via the gravel path bordered with grass, heather, peat and rocks up towards the largest waterfall, or walk further up the path and explore some of the smaller pools which lie ahead. The water of the Fairy Pools is crystal-clear, perfect for any adventurous swimmers brave enough to enter the icy waters. It is advisable to bring a wetsuit for this activity as these beautiful rock pools can be bracing.

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