The first ever Hebridean Whisky Festival will bring whisky-lovers to Harris next month.

The festival will take place on the islands of Skye, Raasay and Harris from May 21 to May 25.

The festival will feature free tours, tastings, music, casks and special events at Talisker, Torabhaig, Isle of Raasay and Harris distilleries and the Aros Centre, Portree.  

The festival kicks off with two days on Skye at Torabhaig Distillery on Tuesday 21 May, followed by events at Talisker on Wednesday 22.
At the Isle of Raasay Distillery on Thursday 23 May 2019, whisky pilgrims can hop across the water to the youngest distillery on the Hebridean Whisky Trail for the launch of the exclusive new warehouse and whisky and chocolate tours.  
Next, the self-guided whisky trail takes whisky-lovers up to Isle of Harris Distillery on Friday 24 May.
Meanwhile in Portree, the Aros Centre will showcase the distilleries at a special Hebridean Whisky Festival tasting stand for the duration of the festival.    
The festival finale is the ‘Big Day at Slig’ taking place at the Sligachan Hotel on Saturday 25 May in Skye.
Here all four distilleries will come together in one place for a day of whisky tastings, Hebridean Whisky cocktails, Distillery vehicles, cask displays, craft ales and a visit from the Isle of Skye pipe band.
Festival-goers can or choose to experience part of the festival or follow the full trail over five days by land or sea.