Bladnoch Distillery is situated in Galloway
southwest Scotland, 26 miles southeast of
Stranraer, 54 miles southwest of
Dumfries, 1 mile southwest of
This is an interesting attraction on the
Whithorn peninsular (the Machars). The drive
around is about 45 miles, a full day when
visiting all the attractions.
Bladnoch is a Single Malt Scotch whisky.
1817 - the distillery was built for John and
1878 - the distillery was extended to
produce more whisky.
1890s - all other distilleries in Galloway
closed during hard times.
1957 - Bladnoch Distillery closed .
1960s - Bladnoch re-opened with a number of
different owners over the following years,
including Bells from 1983 to 1987.
1993 - Bladnoch was closed by the United
2000 - Bladnoch was re-opened by the
Irishman Raymond Armstrong, who had seen the
distillery when on holiday to Galloway in
2009 - Bladnoch 8 year old single malt is
2014 - Bladnoch Distillery goes into
2015 - Bladnoch is bought by the Australian
2016 - the distillery is modernized.
2016 - stocks at the distillery are used to
produce the Samsara, 15 year old Adela, and
25-year old Talia.
2017 - the distillery is re-opened with a
The Bladnoch Inn is
situated across the road from the distillery,
popular for drinks and meals, also with outside
seating for warm days.