What We Offer...
7,000 Years of Archaeology and History, Days of Total Relaxation, Days of Action, Endless Hours of Contemplation, a Moment of Inspiration, A Lifetime of Memories...
We specialise in Individual Tailor Made Exclusive Whisky and Gin Distillery Tours of the five main regions of distilleries: Speyside, Highlands and Islands, Lowlands, Campbeltown and Islay. Gems of archaeological and historical monuments on Bronze Age, Iron Age and Pictish landscapes can be incorporated into your distillery itinerary - Distillery Tours with a Difference.
We offer small group day tours maximum (10) and self catering holidays with 4 and 5 star accommodation with executive rooms with fabulous panoramic sea views.
Private and 'Out of Season' tours can also be booked too with as few as one or two people. There are no hidden extras on our tours, relax, unwind and enjoy the magnificent panoramic picturesque scenery amongst the Fairy Tale Glens, Rolling Hills and Breathtaking Lochs. All tours are conducted in our comfortable executive touring vehicle as we visit spectacular World Renowned Whiskey and Gin Distilleries. You will benefit from our personal touch which will far out weigh your expectations.
Our Archaeological and Historical Tour Leader: Michelle Walker BSc (Hons) MA M.Litt
Michelle Walker - Founder of Ancient Earth and Distillery Tours
A Bronze Age Cave in Morayshire
Michelle currently leads her own Archaeoacoustic research in a Bronze Age cave in Morayshire. Michelle’s Research was part of The Third International Archaeoacoustics Conference in Tomar in Portugal and has been published in Archaeoacoustics III: The Archaeology of Sound Conference Proceedings of the third International Multi-Disciplinary Conference 2018.
Michelle has also edited ‘A Dimensional Structure for Reality’ 2017 Author William J.E Brown.
Michelle has had many years excavating, travelling and touring experience in Scotland including major excavation projects in Orkney such as the 'Neolithic Temple' at the Ness of Brodgar.
Michelle will also worked in Special Finds and with the resident Geologist Dr Martha Johnson at the Ness of Brodgar.
Michelle was born in Edinburgh and completed her BSc and MA in England and her M.Litt in Archaeological Studies in Orkney at the Institute of Archaeology in Kirkwall.
Michelle is currently writing a book on: The Global Flood: An Objective Analysis of Archaeological, Textual, Ethnographical and Geographical Evidence.
If you have any mobility problems please let us know before booking and we will be happy to advise.
We have public liability, tour operator insurance and our vehicle is fully licensed and insured to carry passengers.
Tour Price Includes:
Exclusive private use of tour vehicle and an archaeologist driver-guide for a full day up to a maximum of 8 hours with lunch included. Entry fees paid to all distilleries, historical and archaeological sites which require payment. Collection from your accommodation or pre-arranged pick-up point any applicable parking charges for the tour vehicle. Inclusive of VAT at the current rate of 20%.
Tour Price Does Not Include:
Any alcoholic drinks from the lunch menu.