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Three Day Whisky Centered Islay Itinerary

The next morning, we took the ferry from Port Ellen again to Kennacraig and headed to Loch Goil, the place we spent a number of days enjoyable in a loch-side wooden cabin, mountain climbing, consuming a lot of tasty salmon, placing across the Loch on a ship, and having fun with among the Scotch we picked up in Islay.

Due to our heavy whisky focus and restricted time throughout this journey, there are definitely a number of issues that we didn’t get to expertise on Islay. We’d like to see the Corryvreckan whirlpool, go on some coastal hikes, do extra biking, expertise all 18 Machrie hyperlinks, and do some fishing/foraging – we’ll have to return someday quickly!

What to do

Islay Cycles
Pleasant Jim in Port Ellen will hook you up with pretty Raleigh bicycles. Good for biking the “Three Distilleries Path.”

Improbable distillery with very prime quality excursions and a wide range of whiskies at many various value factors.

Peat lovers could be remiss to skip Laphraoig! Plus you get to see conventional malting flooring. 

Our favourite expertise of our journey was the Warehouse 9 tour at Bunnahabain. It’s to not be missed.

Bruichladdich presents one of the best “bang to your buck” on the island. The £5 Distillery Tour is prime notch.

The place to eat

SeaSalt Bistro
Bistro and takeaway restaurant in Port Ellen that includes scrumptious recent seafood specials and engaging fish and chips.

Tasty pizza in Bowmore – actually hits the spot after a Scotch tasting!

Lochindaal Lodge
Unassuming restaurant with prime notch seafood platters. E book prematurely!

The place to remain

Swallows’ Roost
Semi self-catering lodging (fridge, toaster, espresso provides, and many others. however no cook dinner prime) close to Port Ellen.

Islay Home
If you happen to’re searching for extra luxurious accomodations, Islay Home is the way in which to go. This historic nation lodge presents wonderful service and services whereas sustaining a quaint Scottish character.  

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