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.
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
9 am Leave Port Askaig
9.15 am Ardnahoe Whisky Distillery
1 pm Bruichladdich Whisky Distillery (Lunch!)
7 pm Arrival B&B Bridgend
9 am Leave Bridgend B&B
9.30 am Bowmore Whisky Distillery
11 am Ardbeg Whisky Distillery & lunch
4.30 pm Laphroig Whisky Distillery
7 pm Port Ellen to sail or stay till next morningClick for Map
10 am Leave Kennacraig
11 am Inveraray Castle
1.30 pm Lunch Killin Inn
6pm Arrival St Andrews
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.
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…
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