From Greenock to Glengoyne Distillery

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#1
Dayton OH
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Does anyone know how to get from Greenock to the Glengoyne Distillery by public transportation? We'd rather not go into Glasgow first--that seems pretty convoluted.

Is it reasonable to rent a car in Greenock? Google maps says it's about 50 minutes to the distillery.

We really want to do a scotch tasting, so we're considering either the Glengoyne distillery or the Highland Park distillery in the Orkney Islands. (Although we're open to other options)

Thanks!
#2
Dayton OH
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Joined Apr 2008
I emailed the distillery and got a very nice reply--there isn't a public transportation option that doesn't include Glasgow--and that's a 2.5 trip, although it could probably be mitigated by using layover time to wander around in Glasgow.

We're going to visit the Highland Park distillery in Kirkwall instead.
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#3
Connecticut
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HI Beth what did you end up doing for your distillery trip? We would love suggestions. We will be in Greenock in October.

Thank you!
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#4
Dayton OH
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Our trip is in May and I haven't lined it up yet. I'm a bit behind on my planning. I'll keep you posted

I did schedule a Bushmills VIP experience from Belfast which includes a tasting, lunch, and a visit to Giant's Causeway.


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