Islay65  on the Island of Islay


ISLAY65 IS LOCATED ON LOCH LEODAMAIS BAY IN PORT ELLEN, ISLE OF ISLAY

 

Islay


Islay is rich in history, at one time the seat of the Lords of the Isles, it is called the Queen of the Hebrides and is much greener than the other islands in the group. It is home to 10 working distilleries, farms, nature reserves, clean beaches, majestic cliffs, a long and varied coastline and a great variety of wildlife.


It is accessible by road & car ferry, and by air (direct flights) from Edinburgh & Glasgow airports. 


If not bringing a car, there are local bus services, bike hire, taxis and car hire.

Islay65


Islay65 is located in the heart of Port Ellen village, about 30m from the sea.



Bus


Citylink operate a regular bus service from Glasgow to Kennacraig which meets most ferry sailings. Timetables should be checked in advance


Air


Loganair operate direct daily return flights from Glasgow & Edinburgh International Airports. Timetables should be checked in advance as flights may be seasonable.


Islay Bus


The island has a local bus service. Timetables should be checked in advance as busses do not meet all ferry sailings.


Car Rental


Car rentals offer pick up and drop off facilities at ferry terminals and the airport.


Jura

There is a regular vehicle ferry service between Port Askaig on Islay and Feolin on Jura. Timetables should be checked in advance.


THE ISLAND OF ISLAY

Car Ferry

Calmac operate regular roro car ferry services from their mainland terminal at Kennacraig on the Kintyre peninsula to the Islay ferry terminals at Port Ellen and Port Askaig. There is also a service from Oban to Kennacraig via Port Askaig. It is best to check timetables and to book in advance.


Taxi

There are various island taxi companies who offer a good service, including distillery tours. It is best to book in advance.


Port Ellen Marina

Port Ellen Marina provide serviced berthing facilities for touring yachts and motor boats.