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DISTILLERY OPENING TIMES 10:00 – 17:00

(THE OLD KILN CAFÉ IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)

2020
2nd September – 30th October: Open Wednesday - Sunday
1st November – Christmas break: Details to be confirmed.

IN 2020 WE WILL ALSO BE COMPLETELY CLOSED ON:
Two weeks over Christmas and New Year
(More dates may be added through the year, please check back.)

2021
Our opening dates for 2021 are still to be confirmed


Getting to Islay takes a little bit of effort. But what pilgrimage doesn't? It's well worth it. Especially when you turn off the Port Ellen Road and trundle down to the Distillery. Welcome. You’ve arrived at the greatest distillery on Earth.

Ardbeg Distillery
Port Ellen
Islay
Argyll
PA42 7EA
Tel: +44 (0) 1496302244

Get in Touch


BY CAR FERRY:

Caledonian MacBrayne (tel: 0800 066 5000 / www.calmac.co.uk) run the ferry between Kennacraig on the mainland and Port Ellen/Port Askaig on Islay. Normally 3 sailings daily, except Wednesdays and Sundays. Time: 2 hours. Coach services operate from Glasgow to Kennacraig - contact Scottish Citylink Coaches on 0871 266 33 33 / www.citylink.co.uk

BY AIR:

Flybe (tel From UK only: 0871 700 2000, from outside UK: +44 (0)1392268529) fly from Glasgow to Islay twice daily. Time: 30 mins. The little plane flies over Arran, the Mull of Kintyre and the Kildalton Distilleries before landing right beside the beach. www.flybe.com

When on Islay you can use local taxi companies to get about:

TAXIS/MINIBUS

Lamont Campbell - 07899756159
Rhinns Taxis - 07771921157
Hughie Currie - 07737491429
Carol's Taxis - 07775782155
Andrew McEachern - 07899942673

CAR HIRE

D & N MacKenzie:
Tel: +44 (0)1496 302 300, Fax:01496 302324 or web at www.carhireonislay.co.uk

Islay Car Hire
Tel: +44 (0)1496 810 544, email at info@islaycarhire.com or book and pay online at www.islaycarhire.com


 

DISTILLERY OPENING TIMES 09:30 – 17:00 DAILY

(OLD KILN CAFÉ OPEN 10:00 – 16:30, LAST ORDERS 15:45)

2019
21st December – 31st December: Closed

2020
1st January – 5th January: Closed
6th January – 31st March: Open Monday – Friday
1st April – 30th October: Open seven days a week
2nd November – Christmas break Open Monday - Friday

WE WILL ALSO BE COMPLETELY CLOSED ON:
Monday 13th January 2020
Tuesday 14th January 2020
Wednesday 15th January 2020
Sunday 31st May 2020
Thursday 13th August 2020
Sunday 20th September 2020
(More dates may be added through the year, please check back.)