Port Ellen - Three Distilleries Walk
Available all year
Admire the views over the coastal landscape
Visit three distilleries, known for its peated malt whisky
Explore Dunyvaig Castle, which stands on a rocky promontory jutting into Lagavulin Bay
Browse gifts shops and small stores at quaint Port Ellen
The walk starts at Port Ellen and follows the shore, with some of Islay’s most famous distilleries along the route. Make a brief detour and visit the MacDougall Monument, atop a grassy mound overlooking the sea. Visit the Laphroaig, Lagavulin and Ardbeg distilleries, known for their peated malts. Explore Dunyvaig Castle, built on the site of an earlier Iron Age fort.
Remarks/requirements: Appropriate warm waterproof clothing and comfortable walking shoes.
Walking information: Approximately 8 miles. Mainly flat with sections of uneven paths.
Wheelchair accessible: No.
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