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The Mill was recently mentioned in The Times article, 'I made my own arrangements for a cancelled flight - but BA won't refund me,' by Julia Brooks, recommending Knockando Woolmill as a unique attraction to experience here in beautiful Speyside. 
I’m hoping to arrange a two-night trip for a group of ten or so to Scotland for my dad’s 60th birthday. We’re a mix of big whisky fans and some novices, so I think the best option would be a location where we could do a few other things apart from distillery tours. Could you recommend some activities and places to stay (we’re looking for somewhere luxurious) and visit?
David Douer
Make the elegant Dowans Hotel in Aberlour your base and you’ll be in the heart of Speyside. There’s the Malt Whisky Trail to follow, taking in seven working distilleries, one historic distillery and the genuinely fascinating Speyside Cooperage in Craigellachie, as well as walks along the Speyside Way, mountain biking, clay pigeon shoots, exploring 18th-century Knockando Woolmill and stocking up on shortbread at the Walker’s factory shop. B&B doubles at Dowans start at £205; don’t miss a dram in the Still bar where there’s a vast collection of malts (
The Mill's historic buildings, retail and coffee shop will open to the public on Tuesday 16th May.
Opening hours 10:00am - 4:00pm, Tuesday - Saturday.
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