The southernmost of it’s island chain, Islay is known as “The Queen of the Hebrides”. You’ll find the world famous smoky, peaty style of single malt whisky in Islay.
We leave the Haymarket area, Edinburgh, every Thursday morning at 8:00am and arrive at your Islay accomodation on the same day before 4:00pm.
The tour to the distilleries start after breakfast on the Friday. We usually manage to complete four or five distillery tours in a day. More distillery visits can be completed depending on opening hours.
We offer transport around the Island until 8:00pm in the Friday evening.
After breakfast on the Saturday, we can complete the distillery tours and return to Edinburgh for around 8:00pm.
A more detailed itinery will be created to match your requirements.
The Islay platinum tour requires a two night stay. We believe it’s possible to complete a tour or tasting in each of the distilleries on Islay over two or three days quite comfortably.
The list of Islay distilleries we will visit
The ferry trip from the mainland to Islay and bed and breakfast are included in the price for two nights stay.
The cost is £399 per person. A minimum of two customers is required for the tour to run. Contact for group discounts.