SCOTTISH HERITAGE EXPERIENCE
£45 per person
20 PEOPLE - 17h30 to 19h30
This engaging experience is the perfect introduction into the fascinating history of Scotland’s beloved kilts, tartan, bagpipes and whisky.
#1 MEET OUR KILTMAKER IN HIS WORKSHOP IN OLD TOWN
Our evenings provide a chance to dive into our extensive knowledge about the rich history of tartan and kiltmaking. As you enjoy a traditional dram, Gordon will welcome you in his exclusive workshop located in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. Then our kiltmaker will talk you through the beginnings of tartan, how kilts were introduced and how they became such a proud part of Scottish heritage
#2 TRY THE BAGPIPES
Listen to a piper play the bagpipes, then try them for yourself ! A unique opportunity to meet an ex Pipemajor of the King’s Own Scottish Borderers and get your first bagpipes masterclass
#3 KILT FITTING SESSION
Finally, you can immerse yourself in Scottish culture by trying out Gordon Nicolson’s quality kilts first-hand ! A fantastic chance to wear a kilt and receive professional advice from your private kiltmaker. Don’t leave the shop without your e- picture !
WHISKY TASTING - ADDITIONAL £15
Experience three delicious drams of Scotch whisky with our whisky specialist. Discover how to nose and taste whisky to unlock its complex flavours and learn about the heritage and traditions of each o the distilleries. Whether whisky novice, connoisseur or anyone in between, this entertaining whisky tasting is the perfect way to explore Scotland’s national drink.
The experience includes :
- Meet the kilt maker in his workshop
- History of kilts & tartans
- Bagpipes introduction
- Kilt fitting session
- A dram of single malt whisky
- Optional whisky tasting £15
- Meeting point : Gordon Nicolson Kiltmaker
- 19-21 St Mary's St, Edinburgh EH1 1TA
- Duration : 2h00