Getting There -- MacBrayne steamers provide daily service to Islay. You leave West Tarbert, on the Kintyre Peninsula, and arrive in Port Askaig, on Islay, in about 2 hours. There's also service to Port Ellen. For information about ferry departures, check with Caledonian MacBrayne (tel. 08705/650-000; www.calmac.co.uk) at the ferry terminal in Gourock.
Visitor Information -- Visitors can find information at www.islayinfo.com.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.