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Edinburgh Gin Tour with a Local Guide: Private & Custom ★★★★★

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Love gin? Love history? Love it even more when they both coincide? Then come along with one of our local hosts and find out everything you wanted to know about gin and learn about its fascinating history and the dark side of its history too.

On this experience join your local host, a self-proclaimed gin savant and sample examples of great gins from all around Edinburgh and beyond.

You will visit a local independent gin distillery and bar and learn about the gin distilling process. Stroll through the gin triangle area in Edinburgh and learn about the history of distilling in the area going back hundreds of years. You will also learn about the different styles of gin and the botanicals that make them different, get to know your local host and enjoy their company as you stroll through the streets together and discover the variety of gin there is in the world and tailor your personal tastes to your perfect gin.

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: The Meadows, Melville Dr, Edinburgh EH9 1ND, UK

Visit the original water source for the distilling area in the 1700 & 1800

Pass By: Edinburgh Gin Distillery, 1A Rutland Place, Edinburgh EH1 2AD Scotland

Visit the South Loch Gin Distillery inside the 56 North bar

Pass By: 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh EH9 1PL Scotland

Visit Summerhall, home of the Pickerings distillery

Pass By: Holyrood Distillery, 19 St. Leonards Lane, Edinburgh EH8 9SH Scotland

Visit the home of Holyrood Distillery’s, Gin Liqueuers and Single Malt Whisky

Pass By: Sciennes, Newington, Edinburgh EH9, UK

Visit the Glen Sciennes Site, the location of the last distillery to close in Edinburgh for single malt in 1925 during America’s Prohibition - Sciennes Street

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • City Unscripted and all City Unscripted hosts follow the WHO (World Health Organization) and local government’s health and safety recommendations at all times. To keep up to date with the latest news we recommend visiting these World Health Organization (WHO) website pages.
  • Private and personalised experience
  • 3 hours with a Local Host
  • Walking experience
  • Local knowledge and insights
  • Alcoholic Beverages - 4 tastings of gin per person

  • Additional food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities

3 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the City Unscripted in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.