Islay & Jura Whisky Trails

Islay & Jura Whisky Trails

Explore the diverse landscapes of Islay & Jura; visit distillery water sources, and walk the coastlines and white sand beaches that lend their flavour to the islands’ iconic single malts; Bowmore, Jura, Laphroaig, Ardbeg, Lagavulin, Caol Ila, Bruichladdich, Bunnahabhain, and Kilchoman. With time in the itinerary for visiting 7 out of 9 distilleries this trip is perfect for both whisky-tasting amateurs and connoisseurs.

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Profielfoto van: Catherine Allan
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Catherine Allan 
Geactualiseerd op: 17.09.2018
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Macs Adventure Geverifieerde partner  Keuze ontdekkingsreizigers 

Presentatie
Niveau Licht
Afstand 7,4 km
Duur 2:00 u
Stijgen 234 m
Afdalen 223 m

Walk from the sea to the water source for Jura’s whisky following forest tracks and grassy hill paths with commanding views to the mainland.

van Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Dagwandeling
Beinn an Oir
Aanbevolen route Niveau Matig
Afstand 14,5 km
Duur 6:00 u
Stijgen 814 m
Afdalen 816 m

Cover varied and rough terrain on an iconic yet strenuous route taking in Beinn an Oir the highest of Jura's Paps.   

van Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Aanbevolen route Niveau zwaar
Afstand 17,6 km
Duur 8:00 u
Stijgen 1.495 m
Afdalen 1.486 m

Cover varied and rough terrain on an iconic yet strenuous route taking in the striking Paps of Jura. 

van Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Aanbevolen route Niveau Licht
Afstand 7,7 km
Duur 2:30 u
Stijgen 87 m
Afdalen 83 m

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

van Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Aanbevolen route Niveau Matig
Afstand 17,1 km
Duur 4:30 u
Stijgen 42 m
Afdalen 64 m

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

van Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Aanbevolen route Niveau Licht
Afstand 12,9 km
Duur 3:00 u
Stijgen 30 m
Afdalen 32 m

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 the ...

van Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Aanbevolen route Niveau Matig
Afstand 13,9 km
Duur 3:30 u
Stijgen 54 m
Afdalen 45 m

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

van Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Aanbevolen route Niveau Licht
Afstand 9,1 km
Duur 2:30 u
Stijgen 90 m
Afdalen 90 m

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 ...

van Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure
Aanbevolen route Niveau Matig
Afstand 11,7 km
Duur 3:00 u
Stijgen 31 m
Afdalen 34 m

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

van Catherine Allan,   Macs Adventure