Easter eggs on a beach

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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Scottish writer Ian Rankin with staff members of Peatzeria Restaurant

Ian Rankin Pops in for a Pizza

We were delighted to welcome the award-winning Scottish crime writer Ian Rankin to Peatzeria last week. He popped in for lunch and even tweeted a picture to his followers! It was a pleasure to meet him and we’re so glad he enjoyed his seafood pizza.

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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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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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Couple walking hand in hand

We’re Head Over Heels for Islay

Our spectacular wee Scottish island in the Inner Hebrides is the perfect place for a romantic break. So, if you’re visiting us this Valentine’s Day, here are a few suggestions of romantic places to visit on Islay.

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A selection of Islay whiskies on their dram glasses

Islay Whiskies to try at Peatzeria Restaurant

Islay is famous for whisky and there are many distilleries here. Our small island is the perfect location for producing rich, smoky, peaty whiskies. This is due to the abundance of peat we have in the ground, which gives Islay whiskies their signature flavour. It’s why we’re called Peatzeria after all!

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