Main Street, Port Charlotte, Isle of Islay, PA48 7TU.

Travel Within Islay

Getting to Islay
Getting around the island is easy by car or on a bike. It is approximately 25x25miles in size. May roads are single track but have plenty of passing places so be prepared to pull in. And don't forget to wave to anyone you pass - it's called the Islay wave and the locals will all give you this friendly greeting.

Buses On Islay
There are two bus routes which use the main roads on the island. The 450 runs from Bowmore in the centre of the island to Portnahaven in the south west, while the 451 runs between Port Askaig in the north-east down to Port Ellen and Ardbeg in the south. For more details and timetables click here

Islay Taxis:

Daly Cabs: 07436558007,

Islay Taxis (Stuart Doyle): 07771921157 or 01496850170, /

Bruichladdich Taxis (Andrew): 07899942673 or 01496850271,

McIntyre Private Hire Taxi: 07359 489038, /

Lamb Taxi: 07846055399,

Bodach’s Taxi: 07513066029,

Dougie’s Islay Tours: 07474686367

Attic Cabs: 07944873323,

Jim’s Taxi Bowmore: 07497528633 or 07967505991,

Car Hire
Islay Car Hire; 01496810544,
Cresswell Cars Ltd: 01496302300,

Bike Hire
Islay Bike Hire, 07376351438
Islay E Wheels, 07497090716,

Whether it's a midweek getaway, luxury long weekend to get a taste of Islay life or a longer stay to immerse yourself in the island, there is always plenty to do.


Hotel Rooms

With only 10 rooms our little jewel amongst hotels in Islay, provides individual attention for our guests’ unique needs.


Hotel Dining

Both our restaurant and bar present the very best of local produce expertly prepared and presented by our team of chefs.


Whisky Tours

Make the journey to discover Islay’s world famous class whiskies, it's rich culture, traditions and heritage.