The Scotch Whisky Experience is a five-star visitor attraction at the top of Edinburgh's Royal Mile, where we've been inspiring visitors to Edinburgh about the joys of Scotch whisky for nearly 30 years.
Whether you take a tour, visit our shop or restaurant, or enjoy an event or tasting here, we guarantee a sensational experience.
The Scotch Whisky Experience is fully accessible for wheelchair users or those with specific access needs.
Please get in touch if you require any further information about specific access or need advice on planning your visit. If there is anything futher we can help with, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Getting hereFor further information on accessible travel in Scotland, go to Transport Scotland.
Travel by public transport
Edinburgh Waverley is located 0.6 miles away. There are a few routes from the station to us, but all include a steep incline. There are taxi ranks located outside of the railway station and these are accessible by lift.
Travel by taxi
Path to main entrance
The main entrance doorway has two automatically sliding doors. There is a small incline from the main entrance to the main reception where tickets can be purchased.
Getting around inside
Lifts to all floors
Ticket/ information desk
Box office reception
The area is evenly lit by spotlights. There is a hearing loop system at the till-point.
Things to See and Do
Barrel car ride
Subtitles are available in 6 languages on the audio handset guide.
The Blenders' Sample Room
The World's Largest Collection of Scotch Whisky
A whisky tasting is conducted in this area. This is a 'standing' area, however if a chair is needed, our staff will be happy to provide one. There is a marble floor.
Amber Restaurant and Bar is located on -1 which is accessed by lift.
The Scotch Whisky Experience Whisky Shop
There is a mezzanine level of the shop which is located upstairs. There is no lift access to this area. All the products sold in this area can be viewed on an IPad located on the shop floor. Staff are happy to help and collect products from the mezzanine level and bring them to show customers.
Place to eat and drink
We can provide kosher and halal on request. Please contact us to arrange in advance of your visit.
Getting around outside
Customer care support
Magnifier sheet, EvacChair, Dog water bowls, large print menus, large print script, British Sign Language tablet, American Sign Language tablet, subtitles in 6 languages.
Emergency evacuation procedures
There is an EvacChair.
Customer care support
Staff are available for assistance during business opening hours.