Spirit of Islay
The Outlaw King & The Lords of the Isles.
This three day Spirit of Islay Tour allows you to experience historic Islay.
Visit Finlaggan Ancient Seat of the Kings of the Isles, and Dun Naomhaig – Dunyvaig Castle, where 10,000 men left to fight with Robert the Bruce – The Outlaw King, to gain Independence for Scotland. Learn how Robert was a real King, and not an outlaw.Enjoy the present, learn the past.
Itinerary for Spirit of Islay Tour
Wild sea views, quiet woodland paths, historic sites, birds, beauty, and a taste of whisky…..
Exploring the island and her heritage. Lessons in Gaelic Language, if wished – from absolute beginners to advanced speakers.
Visit The Museum of Islay Life and learn of Islay from the stone age to the present day. Walk to the American Monument on the point of The Oa. Watch Buzzards on the wing, and seals basking on the rocks.
Learn to Nose & Taste Whisky at an informal introduction with your local guide. Dine on fresh, locally caught lobster, clams and crab at our wonderful restaurants. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of a Distillery on a short tour. Visit romantic crumbling ruins carrying Scottish history within their stones. Enjoy an introduction to our lyrical and subtle Gaelic Language, in especially constructed lessons suitable for beginner to advanced.
From the The Mull of Oa to the Museum of Islay Life. From Beaches to Buzzards. From Distilleries to Deer. We take you to the four corners of the island.
Book a Spirit of Islay Tour and we will create the best island wide experience for you. All our tours are custom made. We work together so you get exactly the Spirit of Islay Tour that suits you.
Cost of Spirit of Islay Tour
Included in the price:
Three Days attention of Host/Guide with comfortable vehicle. Collection & Returning to airport or ferry port upon arrival and departure. Two Nights accommodation. Two Full Scottish Breakfasts. All transportation, as arranged, for duration of Tour time with Wild and Magic Islay. Full care and attention of Host/Guide for duration of time with Wild and Magic Islay. Excludes lunches or dinner.
From £700 per person.
Price depends on season & group size.
Spirit of Distilleries Connoisseurs’ Tour Dates:
Jan 15,22,29. Feb 5,12,19,26. Mar 5,12,19,26. April 9,16,23,30. May 7,14,21. June 4,11,18,25. July 2,9,16,23,30. Aug 6,13,20,27. Sept 3,10,17,24. Oct 1,8,29. Nov 5,12,19,26. Dec 3,10.
Jan 14,21,28. Feb 3,10,17,24. Mar 3,10,17,24,31. April 7,14,21,28. May 5,12,19. June 2,9,16,23,30. July 7,14,21,28 Aug 4,11,18,25. Sept 1,8,15,22,29. Oct 6,13,20. Nov 3,10,17,24. Dec 1,8,15