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Things to do this Easter on Islay

Easter holidays in Scotland are coming soon. So why not visit Islay? There are many things to do here over the bank holiday weekend. Below we have lined up some of the best activities you can do over the bank holiday weekend, for all ages.

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Walk Islay Week 2020

Are you a keen walker? Or maybe you like the idea of dusting off your walking boots and heading to the great outdoors after a long and chilly winter? With Spring around the corner so is this year’s wonderful Walk Islay week!

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Things to do on Islay this Christmas

Islay is a truly magical Scottish island, and even more so at Christmas time. The streets and houses are lit with twinkling lights and all is merry and bright. Here, we’ve rounded up some of the best festive things to do on Islay.

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Jazz Things Up 2019

Here on Islay, we boast some of the best music festivals in Scotland. Lose yourself in our stunning surroundings while listening to some of the best talents around at our two music festivals this September.

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Cantilena Music Festival 2019

Every July, the Cantilena Festival celebrates chamber music with the people of Islay, here in the Hebrides of Scotland. Cantilena began life in 1970 as a musical ensemble, formed by cellist and conductor Adrian Shepherd.

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Lagavulin Bay and Dunyvaig Castle on the coastline of Islay

Islay Festival Fèis Ìle 2019

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 at Peatzeria, we are so looking forward to this year’s event! So, let’s take a look at what’s on at the Islay Festival, happening Friday 24th May to Saturday 1st June 2019.

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Islay Beach Rugby 2019

This June we see the return of the Islay Beach Rugby tournament, one of our favourite local Islay events! Eighteen teams will compete on Port Ellen beach on Saturday 8th June 2019, fighting it out to become this year’s champions.

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Islay Gin to try with your Pizza

We’ve all heard of Islay whisky, but did you know Islay gin was a big deal too? So, if you’re popping in to Peatzeria for lunch or dinner, why not try a gin with your pizza?

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Things to do on Islay in the Evening

A holiday on Islay is all about sitting back and enjoying life at a slower pace. That doesn’t mean that there’s a shortage of Islay nightlife though! You’ll find plenty of things to do on Islay as the sunsets. Here are our top picks.

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A double bedroom in Tarbert House Bed and Breakfast on Islay

Extended Stay Accommodation on Islay

Planning a trip to Islay this year and want to stay a little longer than a weekend? You’ll find long-term bed and breakfast accommodation is the answer. Why not book a stay at Tarbert House, where you can relax and unwind in the heart of Bowmore?

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