​pier house, bruichladdich, isle of islay, scotland pa49 7un

bowmore is a VIBRANT, busy island town with lots of shops, banks, PUBS, HOTELS, restaurants, supermarkets. a leisure centre &  bowmore distillery.


port ellen is another lovely town with all the facilities. the busy harbour here is one of the two ferry terminals on the island. Islay sea adventures operate out of here for boat fishing trips and sea excursions.


POST ASKAIG HAS A VILLAGE SHOP & A GOOD DINING PUB. IT IS ALSO THE SECOND FERRY TERMINAL. CATCH THE SMALL FERRY TO JURA, AN D EXPERIENCE A TOTALLY DIFFERENT ISLAND LIFE.


BEAUTIFUL BEACHES ARE AS FREQUENT AS THE DISTILLERIES ON THIS BEAUTIFUL ISLAND.

A couple of miles away in Port Charlotte, there are fine dining restaurants serving fresh seafood as part of all their menus. The bars and pubs are friendly and full of character.  We highly recommend The Lochindaal public house for great Scottish craik and excellent home cooked food. Yan's kitchen offers mouthwatering cuisine with a well equipped, safe, indoor children's play area to offer some peace whilst dining. The Port Charlotte hotel is centrally located and offers good food, accomodation and live music events throughout the year.


BRIDGEND IN THE OTHER DIRECTION HAS A CONVENIENCE STORE AND THE BRIDGEND HOTEL. EXCELLENT MEALS ARE SERVED HERE DAY & EVENING. THERE IS A LOVELY WOODLAND HERE WITH A WALK THROUGH TO ISLAY WOOLLEN MILL

Bruichladdich itself benefits from a well stocked mini market run by Aileen and is within easy walking distance of the house. You can get a superb breakfast sandwich and hot and cold food served throughout the day. Fine Italian coffee, a selection of tea and other drinks are available to have in or outside the shop whilst enjoying stunning views over the loch to Bowmore. Bruichladdich distillery is right on the door step and offers a great friendly welcome, daily tours and an exceptional shop offering whisky, clothing and more. Right next door to the house is the Rhinns boat club and the pier outside the property is alive with activities of all kinds. Excellent fishing and crabbing is available year round on the pier as is bathing on the beach to the front of the house.

BRUICHLADDICH AND ISLAY