Islay Whisky Trails Short Break

Islay Whisky Trails In Style

Explore the diverse landscapes of Islay; visit distillery water sources, and walk the coastlines and white sand beaches that lend their flavour to the island’s iconic single malts; Bowmore, Laphroaig, Ardbeg, Lagavulin, Caol Ila, Bruichladdich, Bunnahabhain, and Kilchoman. With time in the itinerary for visiting 6 out of 8 distilleries this trip is perfect for both whisky-tasting amateurs and connoisseurs.

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Darstellung
Top leicht
9,1 km
2:30 h
90 hm
90 hm

A short walk perfect for taking in the best of Port Ellen after arriving; pass by the two beaches of Port Ellen village and the Carraig Fhada ...

von Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Top mittel
11,7 km
3:00 h
31 hm
34 hm

Explore the stretch of coastline from Port Ellen to Ardbeg distillery, taking in Laphroaig and Lagavulin distilleries on the way. 

von Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Top mittel
13,9 km
3:30 h
54 hm
45 hm

A varied coastal route beginning and ending in Bowmore whilst taking in the beaches and craggy coastline of Laggan Point. 

von Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Top leicht
12,9 km
3:00 h
30 hm
32 hm

Visit Machir Bay, after which one of Kilchoman’s malts is named, then walk out to Saligo and discover two more white-sand beaches tucked behind ...

von Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Top leicht
7,7 km
2:30 h
87 hm
83 hm

Two short loops combined to take in the best of Port Wemyss and Portnahaven on the south-western tip of Islay.

von Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Top mittel
17,1 km
4:30 h
42 hm
64 hm

A linear walk ending with a loop of the beautiful dune landscape of Ardnave Point before returning to the RSPB visitor centre at Gruinart. 

von Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure