Tomatin gets into the Christmas spirit with festive fair

Tomatin Visitor Centre

Scotch whisky distiller Tomatin has today (Monday 12th November 2018) announced that it is set to get into the festive spirit as it gears up to host its annual Christmas Fair on Saturday 1st December.

Held within the distillery’s award-winning Visitor Centre between 10am and 4pm, the fair will bring together some of the best independent retailers and specialist brands from across the Highlands, including the local community of Tomatin.

Visitors will be in for a day of festive cheer, with free distillery tours, refreshments and a chance to buy unique Christmas gifts for their friends and family.

Brands showcasing their wares include, Scottish confectionery specialists, Gardiners of Scotland, tartan design studio, Prickly Thistle and, hand crafted whisky barrel furniture experts, Besp-oak.

There will also be a range of food and drink stalls with visitors being able to grab a slice of wood fired pizza or treat themselves to home baking from Cameron’s Tearoom, all before enjoying a festive hot toddy.

Visitors will also be able to take advantage of a 20% discount available across all of Tomatin’s award winning whiskies – making picking up a quick Christmas present a breeze.

New to this year’s event, the local Tomatin community are involved and setting up a number of stalls in the distillery Still House, meaning there’s even more choice than before for visitors. As well as arts and crafts from local independent retailers, a range of fantastic raffle prizes will also be up for grabs with all proceeds going to Tomatin’s charity partner, Maggie’s Centres and the local community’s appointed charity, Alzheimer’s UK.

Allanah Gray, Visitor Centre Manager, said: “We are incredibly excited that our Christmas fair is back this year at Tomatin. After our first fair was such a success, we’re delighted to showcase more of the fantastic produce and goods made by independent retailers from the area, with the inclusion of the local community this year we have everything from artisan chocolates to homemade soaps, right through to handcrafted Whisky barrel furniture – there is something for everyone!

Tomatin currently ranks in the Top Whisky Malt Brands in the USA and is one of the fastest growing in the UK. Tomatin Distillery lies just 16 miles south of Inverness and 15 miles north of Aviemore on the A9.

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