This stunning island situated on the West coast of Scotland is known as the whiskey coast. Home to nine working distilleries, the peaty flavours of Islay whiskeys are known around the world. Set against a backdrop of fantastic birdlife, amazing seafood and a dramatic coastline, this is an island packed full of adventure and fun. With daily ferries from Kennacraig or if you wish you can fly from Edinburgh or Glasgow. Come for a weekend and celebrate the Islay Festival held in the last week of May for all fans of whiskey and all things Islay! From great walking trails, through nature reserves or across beaches or if you prefer hop aboard a boat trip to explore the vastness of Islay's coastline. Search our selection of cottages on Islay for your next break with a difference.