Houses on the cost of Islay on a cold winters day

Family-Friendly Winter Activities on Islay

As the cold season sweeps over the beautiful Isle of Islay there are plenty of family-friendly winter activities on Islay to participate in.

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Have a Scottish Hogmanay on Islay

Hogmanay is the Scots word for New Year’s Eve and it’s a huge celebration in Scotland. Here on Islay, the southernmost island of the Inner…

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Shopping on Islay - great gift ideas

Coming up with great gift ideas isn’t easy! Luckily for you, there are plenty of great gift ideas for men and women on Islay. Here’s our list.

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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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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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Panorama of Portnahaven, Isle of Islay, Scotland

Scots Gaelic words to learn on Islay

Although the main language spoken on Islay today is English, we have many Scots Gaelic speakers too. In fact, around 25% of us speak Gaelic…

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