Lagavulin Bay and Dunyvaig Castle on the coastline of Islay

Islay Festival Fèis Ìle 2023

The Islay Festival (Fèis Ìle in Gaelic) is our island’s festival of whisky, music and culture. It takes place annually during the last week of May. Here …

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Stargazing on Islay

Islay is a fantastic place for stargazing in Scotland! Our island produces only a very small amount of light pollution, meaning that you can see…

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Shopping for gifts on Islay

If you’re looking for gifts or souvenirs during your visit to Islay, take a look at our guide to the best local gift shops. Here are some of our favourite…

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Three glasses of whisky

Islay whisky facts

Whisky production is one of the main industries here on the Scottish isle of Islay. Many visitors come here each year because they love Islay whisky…

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Bowmore Distillery on the shores of Lochindaal

About Bowmore, Islay's main town

If you’re coming to visit us at Peatzeria restaurant in Bowmore, you might want to know a bit more about our wonderful home town. So, here’s our…

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Peatzeria's delicious desserts

As far as we are concerned, a delicious dessert is the best way to finish off a fantastic meal. Whether you are going for the full three …

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Try these Scottish pizza toppings

Scotland is known for many things, including its lakes, mountains, whisky, and, of course, its food. Scottish food is incredibly varied, super tasty, and…

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The rugged coastline of Islay in Scotland

Islay Myths and Legends

Scots love to tell stories, and the people of Islay are no exception. Our Scottish island is surrounded by myth and folklore. Tales of giants…

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Panoramic aerial view of rocky shores, valleys and hills of isle of Islay.

Interesting facts about Islay

Today, we’re sharing some interesting facts about Islay, so you can get to know our wee Scottish isle a little better before you come to visit us…

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Peatzeria: Read The Reviews

We are constantly monitoring our restaurant reviews and using the feedback to ensure Peatzeria is at the top of its game when it comes …

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