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Ardbeg Whisky Distillery
Isle of Islay © K Uhlenbrock

Islay Whisky Bespoke Private Tours

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January — December

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Searching for the soul of Scotland will inevitably bring you to whisky at one point adding to this salt, sea and peat Islay represents the deepest of all Scottish Spirit. This is a four-day exemplary tour of Islay

The isle of Islay is only approximately 25 miles long but hosts nine distilleries. Besides the exquisite booze the isle is also a natural beauty spot and even offers golf course for those who require whisky & golf.

As we operate from St Andrews we would suggest a 4 day tour. However, we can collect you pretty much anywhere in Scotland.

Day 1

9 am pick up St Andrews

10.30 am Stirling Castle

1pm Luss Lunch

3pm Kennacraig to Port Askaig

6 pm arrive at B&B

7.30 pm Dinner

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Day 2 

9 am Leave Port Askaig

9.15 am Ardnahoe Whisky Distillery

10 am Caol Ila Whisky Distillery

11 am Bunnahabhain Whisky Distillery

1 pm Bruichladdich Whisky Distillery (Lunch!)

4 pm Kilchoman Whisky Distillery

7 pm Arrival B&B Bridgend

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Day 3

9 am Leave Bridgend B&B

9.30 am Bowmore Whisky Distillery

11 am Ardbeg Whisky Distillery & lunch

2 pm Lagavulin Whisky Distillery

4.30 pm Laphroig Whisky Distillery

7 pm Port Ellen to sail or stay till next morningClick for Map

Day 4

10 am Leave Kennacraig

11 am Inveraray Castle

1.30 pm Lunch Killin Inn

6pm Arrival St Andrews

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If you find nine whisky distilleries too overwhelming in two days, add a day or leave some out. Our tours are all bespoke so you can get us to create exactly what you would like and since we are a small group you can make amendments on the day if for instance the weather changes.

We need to book accommodation, ferries and depending on the seasons distilleries too.




COVID-19 information

In recognition that this business has confirmed that they have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social/physical distancing.

This business has confirmed that they have implemented, and will ensure ongoing compliance with, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels protocols. The Safe Travels stamp is based on self-assessment and it is not a certification.

Contact details

Starfish Travel
Fliskwood Cottage
Cupar
Fife
Scotland/ UK
KY146HP

Key facilities

WiFi Wifi
Audio Loop Hearing Loop
Starting
Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire Aberdeen Airport Aberdeen City Centre Edinburgh & The Lothians Edinburgh - City Centre Edinburgh Airport Glasgow Airport Glasgow City Centre Glasgow East End Glasgow South Side Glasgow West End Islay St Andrews
Length
4
Days
Transport
Minibus
Type
Bespoke
Languages
Dutch English German
Themes
Whisky

COVID-19 facilities

  • Advance booking essential
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • Capacity limit
  • Contactless payment possible
  • Deep cleaning between visitors
  • Face masks available for visitors
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • Pets welcome during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Socially distanced spaced seating

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Starfish Travel

We offer our time and expertise to help compose your private tour through Scotland, tailored to your interests, your time schedule, unique to your itinerary. This nation of fairytale castles, stories and scenery has endless possibilities. Whether it’s Golf, history, Whisky, or heritage, Highlands, fishing, art… We are not bound to a set schedule and have the experience to balance driving and exploring time. Drop us an email or contact form and we will get in touch. Do let us know which highlights you don’t want to miss…

Opening times

All tours are available as of 26/04/ 2021.

Vehicles have screens fitted, UV sanitisers, hand sanitizers, sanitation between customer, contactless payment accepted.

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