View of Jura from Islay

Visiting Islay in Winter

Visiting Islay in the Winter makes for a particularly special trip. Here’s our list of the top things to do when you come to Islay.

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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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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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A traditional Neapolitan pizza

A pizza history ...

Earlier this week, Google celebrated the pizza. The famous Google logo featured a pizza image, and when you clicked on it you could play …

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Wide beaches on Lochindaal, Islay

Hidden Gems on Islay

Today, we’re taking a look at some of the hidden gems on Islay that you might not spot straight away, but that you really shouldn’t miss!

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Finlaggan ancient ruins on Islay Scotland

Unearthing our Island’s Ancient History

Here, we are surrounded by history going back about 12,000 years. So, today we’re looking at ancient Islay history and fascinating Scottish archaeological finds.

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Blue sky and sea Bowmore Islay

Centenary of the Tuscania and Otranto Shipwrecks

This year is very poignant, as we mark one hundred years since the end of the First World War. One of the bloodiest wars in world history. And here on Islay, we mark the centenary of the sinking of troopships Tuscania and Otranto.

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