Speyside Scottish Salmon Fishing & Whisky Tour

As we all know Scotland has a reputation for having some of the best Atlantic Salmon fishing in the world but Scotland is equally famous if not even more famous for its national product and that of course is whisky. Speyside is the home of whisky production in Scotland with over fifty distilleries located in the region. Famous whisky’s like the Aberlour, Glenfarclas and Macallan to name just but a few are all located in Speyside. Visitors from all over the world flock every year to Speyside to visit the magnificent distilleries and also follow the world famous malt whisky trail. Many of the distilleries in Speyside are located on the banks of the famous River Spey which is of course one of the most famous salmon rivers in the country.

Through our selected partners we have carefully created a fascinating salmon fishing and whisky tour which involves two days salmon fishing on the River Spey as well as one day’s whisky distillery tour. This tour is a must for all anglers that have a keen interest in whisky and is steeped in Scottish history. On the day of your whisky tour you will have a private driver so you can travel between distilleries with ease and hassle free. The day will culminate in a private whisky tasting session at the Mash Tun whisky bar in Aberlour.

Usually the best times to fish the River Spey is between the months of April through to August and as most of the distilleries are open all year we recommend booking this package anytime from late spring through to the summer months. When booking this package we recommend that anglers stay at Aberlour Hotel for fishers who have four legged friends and the Mash Tun which is also located in the pretty Speyside town of Aberlour. Both hotels are no more than a stone’s throw from the river itself.

To get the best from your Speyside Scottish salmon fishing and whisky tour we recommend two days fishing on the River Spey and one day enjoying the whisky tour coupled with four nights’ accommodation but as with all of our packages this can be tailored to suit your requirements.
Our Speyside Scottish salmon fishing and whisky tour is a very popular choice for those who are passionate about salmon fishing but are also keen to learn about the traditions of Scotland’s world famous national drink!

TIME OF YEAR – April – August

LOCATION – Speyside

WHAT’S INCLUDED – two days salmon fishing on a private beat of the River Spey, one day private whisky tour including visiting three distilleries culminating in a private whisky tasting in a traditional Scottish whisky bar, four nights accommodation, all fishing permits /licences, fishing tackle, fishing guide, private transfers for whisky tour

EXTRAS- riverside catering

COST- POA, dependent on month

Arrival Day

Welcome to the traditional Scottish town of Aberlour, situated in the heart of Speyside on the banks of the River Spey. Upon arrival check-in to the Mash Tun Hotel and spend the rest of your day at leisure. Please note standard check-in time at the hotel is 15:00hrs.

Located in the heart of the Malt Whisky Trail in Speyside, The Mash Tun is a serene and picturesque establishment situated next to the renowned River Spey. With an extensive collection of Scottish Malt Whiskies, including the exclusive Glenfarclas Family Cask Collection. The Mash Tun is a must-visit destination for whisky enthusiasts. The food is freshly prepared and locally sourced, with a Scottish contemporary twist that is sure to tantalize your taste buds. The accommodation is equally impressive, with four luxury rooms named after local distilleries, including The Glenfarclas, The Glenfiddich, The Macallan, and The Glenlivet, as well as a luxurious suite named The Aberlour. Each room is beautifully decorated and offers a unique whisky-themed stay.

Overnight: Mash Tun Hotel (Glenlivet Room)

Today’s meal inclusions: None

Guided Salmon Fishing On The Majestic River Spey

Over the next two days’ you will be salmon fishing on the World-famous River Spey! You will be fishing on a private beat on the middle River Spey. After breakfast your Salmon Fishing Holidays Scotland guide will be waiting to meet and greet at the Mash Tun and then transfer you the short distance to the salmon fishing venue. 
Your guide will be with you throughout your time on the River Spey, providing you with a unique service. He will give you advice on what tackle to use, point out the best salmon fishing spots, help you with your fishing techniques if required and fly casting. When you hook a wild Atlantic salmon, your guide will be there to advise you during the long and exciting fight, ensuring that you have the best chance of landing that unforgettable River Alness salmon

Duration: 0900-1700hrs

Overnight: Mash Tun Hotel (Glenlivet Room)

Today’s meal inclusions: Breakfast

Private Whiskey Distillery Tour

After a fun-filled couple of days’ salmon fishing on the River Spey and a leisurely breakfast your private driver will be waiting for you at the Mash Tun Hotel ready to embark on your private whiskey distillery tour. 

Today you will be visiting three of the best distilleries located in Speyside. The Aberlour, Glenfarclas and finishing at the World-famous Macallan Distillery.
Discover the fascinating story and origins of the Aberlour Single Malt Whiskey, followed by a guided tasting experience where you can savour four of the distillery's finest malts. Proceed to the renowned Glenfarclas Distillery, a rare gem managed by a family since its establishment in 1836. Immerse yourself in a captivating journey through time, and then indulge in sampling a selection of Glenfarclas' premium casks before leisurely exploring their visitor centre. Conclude your extraordinary whiskey adventure with a visit to the world-famous Macallan Distillery. Gain valuable insights into the meticulous brewing process of this exceptional single malt whiskey and witness the unwavering passion that drives Macallan. After these enriching tours, your dedicated driver will transport you back to Aberlour, where you will be treated to a private tasting session.

Duration: 1015-1800hrs

Overnight: Mash Tun Hotel (Glenlivet Room)

Today’s meal inclusions: Breakfast


After a fun-filled couple of days chasing the king of Fish the Atlantic salmon on the majestic River Spey and sampling some of Scotland’s finest malt whisky enjoy a tradional Scottish breakfast before embarking on your onward journey.

Today’s meal inclusions: Breakfast

Speyside Scottish Salmon Fishing & Whisky Tour Enquiry

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