By Gabbi Armstrong
Communications Project Manager for the North Coast 500
Published: 23rd May 2018

The northern most distillery on mainland UK!

Set in an area of natural stunning beauty Dunnet Head enjoys an array of world-class coastal walks along fine sandstone cliffs, sensational open sea views and even a Nature Reserve. Historical points of interest come in the form of Caithness’ Viking past as well as the remains of a world war 2 radar station and bunker. Modern day enterprise and master craftsmanship is brought to the fore in the form of the 2014 established Dunnet Bay Distillery. We caught up with Neil Stewart from the distillery to tell us more.


A visit to the Dunnet Bay Distillery provides a highly unique and personal distillery tour. Experience first hand the sights and aroma’s in the UK mainlands most northern distillery, established by husband and wife team Martin and Claire Murray. Sample the multi-award winning Rock Rose Gin and Holy Grass Vodka and awaken your senses with a visit to our geodome.

The North of Scotland provides one of the greatest natural larders in the world for our food and drink industry – that extends to the spirit industry – find out about our locally grown botanicals that we use to make our premium specialist drinks.

The visitor centre and shop allows “Ginthusiasts” to purchase our base range of spirits as well as small-batch seasonal variations and limited edition Distillery exclusives.

Photo: Dunnet Bay Distillers

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