The Virtual Fèis Ìle

Our festival is so important to us and our island, we're taking it online! We'll bring as much of the festival as we can to you in your homes - safely of course! Online distillery days, music & dancing, virtual tours & tastings.  All live - from our home to yours. Important! Please do not Read More

Red Bus Bistro

From Friday the 5th of June you will be able to order this extremely popular Traditional Afternoon Tea for a contact free collection! The afternoon tea will consist of a sandwich selection, french bread with smoked salmon and cucumber, 2 mini quiche, 1 scone with jam and whipped cream & a mini cake selection.  Make Read More

Dowans Hotel – Takeaway Pizza’s

Treat yourself this weekend to a homemade pizza or burger to takeaway.  Available Friday & Saturday Evenings, by pre-order.  Phone between Monday 10am-Wednesday 5pm to order 01340 871488

Dowans Hotel – Takeaway Cocktails!!

Along side their homemade takeaway Pizzas and Burgers (available Friday-Saturday) why not order a cocktail, for your weekend night in. Now available mocktails for those not indulging, or a little treat for the kids.

Juniper Festival Online

With Juniper Festival postponed until September, get involved with the very first 360° virtual gin festival - Juniper Festival Online! During the weekend of World Gin Day,  walk around a virtual tour of Summerhall.  Meet and discover exhibitors, through videos, images and information, and take part in live stream Q&As with producers and distillers.

Live Virtual Gin Tasting

Join Inverurie Whisky Shop online, for a  fun and informative Virtual Gin Tasting from the comfort of your own home.  Enjoy on your own or with a group of friends. Tasting packs (£28+P&P), consisting of 5 x 25ml samples of gin, 2 mixers and even a garnish pack.  Order online or collect in store.

Dowans Takeaway Afternoon Tea

Treat yourself to a takeaway Afternoon Tea.  There will be a selection of Savoury and Sweet treats. Cocktails will also be available at this time so make sure to pre order to avoid disappointment.

Virtual Scottish Garden Summer Festival

Discover Scottish Gardens, showcases and inspires visits to gardens and plant nurseries across Scotland.  Join them on a range of virtual garden tours across Scotland to help prepare for a future trip.

South Loch Gin Spritz Package

HOME SPRITZ PACKAGE - Our new delivery service - www.gindrop.co.uk is back with another great offer. South Loch Gin with the brand new Fever-Tree soda flavours to match each gin and make a perfect home Spritz. These packs are just £39.95 delivered with SAME day delivery if you order before 3pm. Use the coupon 56NORTH for FREE delivery in Read More

Isle 20 – Go Island Shopping

Tempting as it might be to take a physical trip to the islands of Scotland right now, please don't. Instead, take a virtual shopping trip to your favourite island and help out one of the 400+ small businesses - it would make their day!

Bag a Virtual Munro Challenge!

Being active every day while on lock down, staying home and staying local, is essential for our physical and mental health.  Although, sometimes we need that extra motivation to keep us focused to exercise in our homes or outdoors. Cairngorm National Park have launched the Virtual Bag a Munro Challenge.

Oro Summer Cocktail Hamper

A Picnic Hamper Containing Stunning Cocktails, Tiki Glasses, Shaker and a Fine Strainer.  Just remember the ice!

Chocolates of Glenshiel

Handmade chocolates with Scottish ingredients, including some of your favorite Scottish Gins.

Virtual 70’s Disco Gin Tasting

Get your glad rags looked out for a 70's themed disco night! 6 gins available to taste and experts from the producers will talk you though the gin and it’s perfect serve.  All while listening to 70's music dressed in your best 70's get up.  All the taster packs are available to order through the Read More

Old Curiosity Gin Garden & Distillery Tours

Beginning with the hand-picking and drying of the garden’s flowers through to distilling, bottling and labelling, everything happens on site and will be showcased during the gin garden and distillery tour.

Eden Mill, Virtual Gin Tasting Experience.

A New Virtual Gin Tasting Experience date. Sample 7 x gins from your tasting set. Coached through a variety of flavours as well as how to taste your gin properly. Your host will share some fun facts around the history of gin, and Eden Mill and as with our normal gin tastings, there will be Read More

Gordon Castle Outdoor Film Festival

Blue Monkey Events' Outdoor Cinema host our second film festival in the picturesque grounds of Gordon Castle. From the 28th - 30th August 2020 the large cinema screen will showcase a series of family, classic and new films. The films to be shown are as per below: · 28th August - Friday evening: Dirty Dancing Read More

City of Aberdeen Distillery – Gin School Experience

Become a Distiller and create your own gin in this 3 hour experience! Following a short talk and a tour of the facilities, choose from over 100 botanicals and distil your perfect bottle of gin using a beautiful copper alembic mini-still.    

Tasting - Tours Now Available. Tasting-tours are available Thursday to Sunday. September will be our last opportunity to book these tours in 2020.

Taste of Grampian Food & Drink, Virtual Festival 2020

Hosting the event online will provide a platform to showcase the very best of the region’s food and drink producers to a huge audience across the north-east, UK… and possibly further afield! From interactive gin tastings and cooking demonstrations to live online entertainment, there is so much to look forward to. We hope you join Read More

Makers Market & Bothy Bar

Join us for our monthly makers market featuring local artists and creatives. Meet the people behind the product and shop locally for unique items and gifts. Our Bothy Bar will be open serving drinks and cocktails as well as delicious food from our Kitchen. Free entry - Outdoor seating available

Mull Music Festival 2020

Isle of Mull

The Mull Music Festival is a weekend of Scottish music featuring folk-rock bands, fiddle, accordion, dance and ceilidh bands.  Taking place in several hotel and bar venues in Tobermory.  While your their why not visit the local Gin Distillers, and discover a new favourite.

Pickerings Gin Jolly At Summerhall Distillery

Tours Resume 1st October! Join us for a new and improved gin jolly Thursday-Sunday and see how handcrafted gin is really made. Come along for an hour and a half of pure gin pleasure. Starting with a G&T on arrival from our gin-toting fire engine, you'll be shown our unique distilling process before marveling at our contraptions in Read More

Live Virtual Gin School Parties

Virtual Gin School experiences are great for a get together with friends, for a client entertainment event, team-building activity, company party or a corporate meeting! Experience gin making from the comfort of your own living room, team up with your friends, family or colleagues for a gin recipe development, follow the distillation live from your Read More

Tiree Wave Classic

Tiree

Tiree's Annual Kite Surfing and Windsurfing Event, and what an event it is!  Gorgeous white sand beaches, wildlife galore, friendly people, and Tiree now has it's own gin too - 'Tyree'.  Catch a wave and splash out in style in Tyree!

Virtual Gin Tasting Experience with Eden Mill

Buy your virtual tasting kit online and be ready to sample some of our gins.  You will also learn about the botanicals in your gin and explore the different flavour profiles. Our host will share some fun facts on Eden Mill, the history of gin and how gin is made - while having fun along Read More

Gig in the Goil 2020

Set to be a special weekend, with live music spread over three indoor venues.  Local food & drink, family fun and a dedicated VIP area, there is something for everyone.  Maybe even a Scottish Gin or two!

Halloween Stirling Gin Ghost Walk 2020

Celebrate Halloween with some delicious cocktails and a creepy walk through Stirling's bloody, ghostly history. Stirling Distillery will be offering a deliciously creepy gin tasting for your perfect Halloween night.

Cook School Scotland @ Home Classes

Get involved with Cook School Scotland's new Premium Cook School @ Home Classes; for those who enjoy the finer things in life.  Various dates available throughout November and December 2020.

12 Gins Of Christmas from Eden Mill

Eden Mill are delighted to welcome back the 12 Gins Of Christmas. The 12 Gins Of Christmas gift set comes beautifully presented in a gloss red presentation sleeve and contains a merry band of twelve 5cl miniatures comprising of six gins and six gin liqueurs.

Cook School Scotland – Big Kids Treats For Santa Cook School at Home

An online, interactive, and fun live cookery sessions via Zoom. Ingredients will be delivered straight to your door across the UK. Let the kids join in on some festive fun this year, and sign them up to a Treats for Santa Cook School @ Home class. They’ll join us, on-screen, to prepare a scrumptious Cook Read More

12 Days Of Millport Competition.

🎶On the first day at Millport my true love said to me... The team at the Isle of Cumbrae Distillers, creators of the very popular Nostalgin are launching their '12 Days of Millport' competition today.  Today, on their first day of Millport competition they have a fabulous prize of a car and 4 passenger tickets, Read More

12 Days of Millport Competition – Day 2

🎶On the second day on Millport, my true love said to me... Isle of Cumbrae distillers look at the amazing choice of accomodation on the beautiful Island.  Luxury static caravans, heavenly bed and breakfasts, farmhouses and many holiday apartments to choose from on the island. Today’s prize is your own copy of 'Crises on the Read More

12 Days of Millport Competition – Day 3.

🎶On the third day in Millport my true love said to me... Who wants to cook when you’re on your holidays! From pub meals and restaurants to quaint cafes, several with outdoor space and many with gorgeous ocean views, Millport has a great range of eat-in options. On the west side of the island, is Read More

12 Days of Millport Competition – Day 4

🎶On the fourth day in Millport, my true love said to me... How about a drink to celebrate your holiday? Today’s prize is a 70cl bottle of the local Nostalgin! (Yes, you must be 18 years old or over to participate in today’s contest, and proof of age will be required) To enter today’s contest, Read More

12 Days of Millport Competition – Day 5

🎶On the fifth day in Millport my true love said to me... What’s top on the list of things to do in Millport??? Definitely hiring a bike and cycling around the island! You can’t say you’ve experienced Millport without cycling the 10.25 mile circumference, which offers a gently undulating loop on almost traffic free roads.  Read More

12 Days of Millport Competition – Day 6

🎶On the sixth day of Christmas my true love said to me... Today’s prize is again generously donated by Mapes of Millport – this time a £15 voucher for the toy shop!!! You could get a bucket and spades to make sand-castles at Newton beach, add a rope and you are ready for some crab Read More

12 Days in Millport Competition – Day 7

🎶On the seventh day of Christmas my true love said to me...⁠ Although this year was not an 'Events' year, Millport usually plays host to many incredible annual events. From the Classic Car Festival, Happy Dayz, Millport Scooter Rally, and, of course, Millport’s most famous annual event, the Millport Country Music Festival. Who knew so Read More

12 Days of Millport Competition – Day 8

🎶On the eighth day of Christmas my true love said to me...let's walk.⁠ You can’t get lost walking around the Isle of Cumbrae. Wherever you start, as long as you keep going 10.25 miles, you’ll be back where you started. But the experience will never be the same, no matter how many times you walk Read More

12 Days of Millport Competition – Day 9

🎄12 Days of Millport Competition!🎄⁠ ⁠ 🎶On the ninth day of Christmas my true love said to me...What to do first!⁠ You just can’t do justice to Millport in a day; there are so many things to experience.  Museums, cathedrals, chocolatiers, railways, spa treatments, and of course, starting no later than summer 2021, no visit Read More

’12 Days of Millport’ Competition – Day 10

🎄12 Days of Millport Competition!🎄⁠ ⁠ 🎶On the tenth day of Christmas my true love said to me...the kids can pick!⁠ Millport is definitely a great destination for children.  From beaches to funfairs, fishing and exploring the kids will never be bored! Today’s prize is 2 full day passes to Millport’s Crazy Golf.  Head over Read More

’12 Days of Millport’ Competition – Day 11

🎶On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love said to me...let's play golf! Millport has a beautiful but challenging golf course with magnificent views across the Firth of Clyde to Arran and Bute. Today’s prize is a round of golf for four, generously donated by the Millport Golf Club.

’12 Days of Millport’ Competition – Final Day!

🎶On the twelth day of Christmas my true love said to me...let's come back soon! FINAL DAY of the '12 Days of Millport' competition! Show the Isle of Cumbrae Distillers pictures of your sunsets. Today’s prize is a Nostalgin and tonic for two, generously donated by Round Island Café.

The Gin To My Tonic Show – Glasgow 2021

THE AWARD-WINNING GIN TO MY TONIC SHOW IS RETURNING TO GLASGOW. The show offers a very different experience to the traditional festival. No other festival brings together the wonderful world of gin in quite the same way, so for those looking to embark on an exciting journey of gin discovery, complete with tasting samples and Read More

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