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An Islay Distillery - Ardbeg

Travel by Zodiac to Ardbeg, one of the island’s fastest growing distilleries and prides itself upon using entirely traditional methods of production.

  • Traditional methods of production.
  • The peatiest whisky on Islay.
  • Stunning Scenery.
  • Sample some of the produce.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration

    2,5hrs

  • Max. passengers

    14

  • Booking code

    E-ISY1

  • From

    69 €

  • Notices

    Appropriate, warm and waterproof clothing and comfortable walking shoes.

Islay is probably best known for its malt whiskies and has nine working distilleries. Whisky is one of the most important sources of income for the island.

The south coast of Islay, Ardbeg Distillery was established by local farmers and distiller John MacDougall, beginning commercial production in 1815. Today it is one of the island’s fastest growing distilleries and prides itself upon using entirely traditional methods of produc- tion. Using malted barley sourced from the maltings at Port Ellen.

Transfer by boat to the destillery for a tour and tasting as well as some free time. Walking is mainly up to guests discretion however the location is not suitable for wheelchairs.

Practical information: 

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate, warm and waterproof clothing and comfortable walking shoes. 

  • Walking information: N/A.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • Language: English.