Category Archives: Argyll

Islay Day 4 – beach, distillery and home

Our last day on Islay. Due to the ferry changes we weren’t catching the ferry until 3.30pm instead of lunchtime. We decided to revisit the beach at Kilnaughton bay. Last time we had visited we spotted a church in the … Continue reading

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Islay Day 3 – Stone Circle, Distilleries and more ruins

Another hearty breakfast, car packed we headed off to look for the stone circle at Cultoon.   We parked and walked across a field as we couldn’t see another way to the stone circle. This was not the way to … Continue reading

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Islay Day 2 part 2 – beach, graveyard and sunset

After we finished at the distillery we headed south, this time the other side of the loch. We had a short stop in Bowmore for coffee and cake before heading to Port Ellen. A short walk in the harbour. Back … Continue reading

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Islay Day 2 Part 1 – ruins, rocks and distillery visit.

After a hearty breakfast we headed up to Finlaggan. A few miles to the south-west of Port Askaig on the island of Islay lies Loch Finlaggan, a place of great importance in Scottish history, In the loch are three islands, … Continue reading

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Islay Day 1 – Boat and Port Wemyss

Last weekend Terry and I headed over to Kennacraig to catch the ferry to Islay. We had planned to take our car but earlier in the week CalMac decided to put one of it’s ferries into dry dock for repair. … Continue reading

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Argyll Days

Earlier this week we went to Blairmore in Argyll for 3 nights. We rented a cottage just to get away from away from our own four walls for awhile. The few days were for us to relax, so we didn’t … Continue reading

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