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Below is a list of Relevant Websites for the Isle of Islay off the west coast of Scotland, RS-Islay. Islay is situated about 30 miles off the west coast of Scotland at the Mull of Kintyre. Large car ferries run about 4 times a day each way between Kennacraig on the Mull of Kintyre, and Port Ellen or Port Askaig on the Isle of Islay. There is also a small ferry that runs from Port Askaig to the Isle of Jura, only a five minute crossing between the islands.

The two ways to drive to Kennacraig are up past Loch Lomond, then down through Inverary, or cross to the Isle of Arran from Ardrossan, then take the small ferry from the north of Arran to the Mull of Kintyre. Attractions on Islay include many whisky distilleries, stunning beaches, and scenic walking/hiking routes.

Islay Google Map . Islay Area Click on Map . Islay Photos .

Islay Websites

CalmacFerry.com - Map Kennacraig to Port Ellan or Askaig on Islay, 2 hours

Jura Ferry - small car ferry connects islands of Islay & Jury 5 mins crossing

Islay Airport - small aircraft fly between Oban or Glasgow & Islay Map

Islay Airport Car Hire - 2 companies with service desks in the arrivals hall

Islayinfo.com - accommodation, nature, history, activities, pictures and more

UndiscoveredScotland/Islay - history and many images of the Isle of Islay

Wiki - Islay - in depth history of Islay

Visit Islay & Jura - Distilleries, Leisure Activities, Places To Visit, Walking

Armin-grewe.com/islay - many pictures and information on attractions

Discoverislay.com - images and tours of the Isle of Islay

Islaymuseum.org - conservation & display of life in Islay Map/Reviews

Islayestates.com - things to do, fishing, places to stay

Islaywhiskysociety.com - info on the 7 Islay distilleries, some can be visited

Ardbeg.com - world famous distillery with tours available Map/Reviews

Bowmore.com - world famous distillery that can be visited Map/Reviews

IslayAles.co.uk - Visitors Centre for tours, tasting's Monday - Saturday Map

Walkhighlands/Isly-Jura - coastal & mountains at 1,600ft Islay & 2,500ft Jura

Islay Natural History Trust - geology to birds, butterflies, flowers & mammals

Old Islay Photos - Francis Frith nostalgic photos

Islay Restaurants - Google Maps for Islay Restaurants with Reviews

Islay Shops - Google Maps for Islay Shops with Reviews

BBC Islay area Weather - 5 day weather forecast for the Isle of Islay area

Sport

Islay Golf Club - 18 hole course The Machrie by Port Ellen Map . Reviews

Islayestates/fishing - fresh water lochs on the Islay Estates for brown trout

Islayinfo.com/fishing - information on a number of fishing sports on Islay

Annual Events

Islay Festival - usually held late May music, ceilidhs, Gaelic lessons, sport

Lagavulin Islay Jazz Festival - normally in mid September each year

Accommodation

Islay Google Maps Hotels - for Islay Hotels with Reviews

Islay Google Maps B&Bs - for Islay B&Bs with Reviews

Islay Google Maps Self Catering - for Islay Self Catering

Holiday Lettings - Isle of Islay - some Self Catering properties on Isle of Islay

See Also

Isle of Jura that is connected by a 5 minute ferry trip

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