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West Coast Whisky and Gin Odyssey

Visit the whisky mecca of Islay

Best Time To Go

March - November

Why not...

add an extra night and stay in a sumptuous castle?

Prices From

£1480

No of Nights

7
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Visit the whisky mecca of Islay

West Coast Whisky and Gin Odyssey

Best Time To Go

March - November

Why not...

add an extra night and stay in a sumptuous castle?

Prices From

£1480

No of Nights

7

Sample the very best of Scotland, both mainland and island, on this carefully distilled seven-night trip.

From centuries-old legends to the most up-to-date and cutting-edge, Scotland’s whisky producers continue to create flavours that captivate the world. More recently, craft gins have taken off in a big way, often the result of very local initiatives. This week-long gin and whisky touring trip combines the best of both spirits along the West Coast and Scottish islands. You’ll enjoy relaxed visits as well as private tours and tastings at some of our favourite distilleries, from Kintyre to Islay and all the way to the Isle of Skye. While many of the tours and tastings are planned to be within walking or taxi distance, on days in between, you’ll enjoy exhilarating driving routes, evocative ferry-crossings and welcoming accommodation.

Of course, this itinerary is but a suggestion -if you have particular favourites on your gin or whisky touring list, please enquire via our tailor-made service.

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Day One – Make Your Way to Kintyre

Day Two – Tastebuds and Nose at the Ready…

Day Three – Take a While on Islay

Day Four – A Private Guided Tour of Islay

Day Five – Return to the Mainland and Head to Oban

Day Six – Over the Sea to Skye and to Raasay

Day Eight – Onward Journey Home

Location

This multi-centre holiday includes time in Kintyre, Islay, Oban and the Isle of Raasay.


Pricing

£1480 per person in March and November, £1525 per person in April and October, £1585 per person from May to September. 

Price is based on two people sharing a double or twin room for seven nights on a B&B basis. The holiday includes tours of Torrisdale, Glen Scotia, Bruichladdich, Ardnahoe, Torabhaig and Raasay distilleries, with lunch provided at Ardnahoe, and a private guided tour of Islay. Ferry crossings for car and two passengers are also included.

Car rental is not included, but available for a range of vehicles – do just let us know and we can provide you with a quote.

Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended routes, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.

All itineraries and room types are presented subject to availability at specific hotels.


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West Coast Whisky and Gin Odyssey

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