Visit Caol Ila Distillery

Pronounced 'cull-eela', the distillery is situated on the North Eastern shores of Islay, with magnificent views across the Sound of Islay to the spectacular Paps of Jura. Watch the distillers at work tending to the six copper stills.

Opening Times

1st November – 19th April

Caol Ila Visitor Centre will be closed on Thursday 27th March due to staff training, apologies for any inconvenience.

Tuesday - Saturday: 10.00 - 16.00
Tours: 10.30 and 13.30
Premium Tasting: 11.30 and 14.30

20th April – 31st August

Monday - Sunday: 09.00 - 17.00
Tours: 09.30, 10.30, 14.30 and 15.30
Premium Tasting: Daily at 13.30

June-August

Whisky and Chocolate Pairing: Daily at 11.30

1st September – 31st October

Monday – Saturday: 09.00 – 17.00
Tours: 09.30, 11.30 and 15.30
Premium Tasting: 10.30 and 13.30