Category Archives: Uncategorized

Island Hopping on Islay

Scottish Island Hopping The Scottish Isles are the perfect getaway from hectic city life.  If you’re planning to do a spot of Scottish island hopping, make sure you visit us on Islay. This beautiful scenic hot-spot in the Inner Hebrides is perfect for relaxing and has lots to offer. Isle of Islay Known as the ‘Queen […]

The Jura Music Festival

Music to your ears at the Jura Music Festival 2019 The Jura Music Festival is set to host another spectacular music event from 27th to 29th September 2019! So why not start thinking about a musical autumn break and visit us here on Islay and Jura? Top Class Musical Performances and Workshops As a result of a […]

A Brief History of Islay

Islay Prehistory The history of Islay goes back to when hunter-gatherers settled here many thousands of years ago. With the discovery of Mesolithic and Ice Age artefacts in the area, researchers have come to the conclusion that Islay was occupied from around 10,000 BC. You can see many of these ancient tools and other items […]

The Family Guide to Islay

Things to do with Kids on Islay What will you get up to when staying in our family-friendly accommodation on Islay? There are plenty of things to do with kids on our beautiful Scottish island. Here are some of our favourites. Play on the Beach Well, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to […]

Top 5 Things to do on Islay

You spend that last week before your holidays tying up all your tasks. Then you start to pack the car, have those niggles with your traveling partner(s)- ‘did I switch the iron off, have you left food for the cat, you did lock the back door, didn’t you?….’ and you are finally on your way […]

Wildlife Spotting on Islay

Scottish Wildlife Islay is home to some truly magnificent natural beauty and Scottish wildlife. The island is a hot spot for wildlife and birdwatchers throughout the world and renowned for its offering of diverse and rare wild inhabitants. Planning a trip to Islay? Keep reading to find out more about wildlife spotting on Islay. Grey […]

Our Favourite Islay Distilleries

Visiting Whisky Distilleries on Islay Asides from Islay’s stunning natural beauty, if there’s one thing our island can hold a claim to fame about. And that’s producing world class malt whisky! Of course, with eight distilleries on the island alone, it can be hard to know where to begin. But don’t worry, we’re here to […]

Nature Retreats to Islay

Exploring Scottish Nature on Islay Islay is famous for its spectacular wildlife and is home to many species. A beautiful, peaceful and easily-accessible island of the Inner Hebrides, it’s the perfect place to visit for a Scottish nature and wildlife retreat.  Sea Life Islay Sea Adventures offer wonderful nature-watching boat tours. So, if you fancy bobbing […]

Scottish Highlands and Islands Packing List

What to Pack for Scotland’s Highlands and Islands The Scottish Highlands and Islands is one of the most magnificent places to visit on earth! But with our rugged landscapes and famously changeable Scottish weather, you might be wondering what to pack for a visit. So, here’s our list to give you a few pointers. What […]

Romantic Island Escape

Come to Islay for Romantic Breaks in Scotland Are you looking for romantic breaks in Scotland? Then why not make an adventure of it and visit the stunning Scottish island of Islay? Islay is a perfect romantic getaway, with scenery and views to set any heart fluttering! With Valentines Day just around the corner, this could […]