Location

The Isle of Islay is a small island located off the western coast of Scotland. Known as the Queen of the Hebrides, the island is renowned for its whisky distilleries, bird life and beautiful landscapes. Islay is 25 miles (40km) in length and around 20 miles (32km) wide. Thanks largely to the Gulf Stream; it has a fairly temperate climate.
 

How to get to Islay

You can reach Islay from the mainland either by ferry or by air from Glasgow airport.


Directions to the B&B

Kentraw Farmhouse is located in an elevated position overlooking the shores of Loch Indaal, approximately a mile out of Bruichladdich village. The b&b is located half an hour from the two ferry terminals; Port Ellen and Port Askaig, and is accessed via a private lane.

From Port Ellen (or Airport)

Follow the road (A846) up to Bowmore. Travel through Bowmore village towards Bridgend. Turn left at the T junction at Bridgend (just after the Spar) heading towards Bruichladdich (A847). Follow this road for 5 miles. Once you have passed the turning to Kilchoman you will pick up our sign on the right hand side. Follow the lane to the top.

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From Port Askaig

Follow the road (A846) from Port Askaig to Bridgend. Turn right at the T Junction at Bridgend heading towards Bruichladdich (A847). Follow this road for 5 miles. Once you have passed the turning to Kilchoman you will pick up our sign on the right hand side. Follow the lane to the top.

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