Edinburgh Bucket List: Johnnie Walker Experience

Jun 6, 2022
Insider Tips
The exciting and colorful interior of The Johnnie Walker Experience on Princes Street in Edinburgh.

If you’ve ever been to Edinburgh, you know the city has a variety of experiences waiting around every corner. In case you’ve never been, surprise! You’ll never run out of things to do in this historic city. 

The exterior of The Johnnie Walker Experience historic building in Edinburgh.

One destination you shouldn’t miss is the Johnnie Walker Experience. Positioned in the heart of the West End on Princes Street, this whisky tour is immersive, exciting, and full of flavor! Check out our highlights of the experience, and see why the Johnnie Walker Experience is a must-do for your Edinburgh bucket list. 

Journey of Flavor: Full Sensory Experience

One of the best parts of the Journey of Flavor is being immersed into a 90 minute full-sensory experience. From fantastic lighting to rich storytelling and smooth whisky, here are our top three reasons to visit

A whisky cocktail while on tour at the Johnnie Walker Experience in Edinburgh.

#1: Fun with Flavor

An exciting segment of the Johnnie Walker Experience is mixing and personalizing your own whisky cocktail. Choose from a variety of mixing flavors, from sweet to bold, spicy to citrus. The possibilities are almost endless. Instructed by your expert guide, you’ll fuse your chosen flavors with one of the 19 different Johnnie Walker whisky blends, to create a concoction that is all your own, and tailored to your personal preference!

A bottle of Johnnie Walker with exciting lighting.

#2: Aesthetic Lighting

With exciting lighting displays in bright hues of bold colors, whisky has never looked so epic. Everywhere you look is a treat for the eyes, making this experience multisensory and all the more immersive. Even better, once you have your personalized whisky cocktail, place it on a specially designed lighted platform, and watch your drink come to life in an explosion of colors… very Instagram-worthy!

Two women fascinated while watching a cloud of smoke on the Johnnie Walker Experience tour in Edinburgh.

#3: Immersive Tour

Get your dose of Scottish history as your expert guide takes you through the interactive whisky creation process. You’ll even discover the exciting origins of Johnnie Walker’s unique whisky blends. Your 90 minute tour through the historic 8-floor building truly immerses you in the world of Johnnie Walker whisky.

The folks at Johnnie Walker claim, “a person can return to Princes Street every day for two years and not have the same experience twice.”

Interior of the roof top bar at the Johnnie Walker Experience in Edinburgh.

Get ready, Get set, Get going!

Ready to go yet? The Johnnie Walker Experience is just one of the magical adventures you’ll find in Edinburgh. This city is brimming with places to discover, things to try, and history to explore. 

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