It is thought that whisky has been made on this site since the 16th century, but the distillery wasn't founded until 1897. Sadly, it went bankrupt in 1906 and then reopened in 1909.

By the mid 1970s, it was making over 12 million litres of whisky each year, but through the eighties it decreased to a couple of million. Most Tomatin goes into blended whisky, with the single malt offerings being really good quality whisky - a gem hidden in plain sight! They also make a peated whisky called Cu Bochan which is made for just one week each year.