Whisky galore and home comforts on Islay
Welcome to Islay Old School Cottages situated in the heart of the picturesque fishing village of Port Ellen.
Our cottages, Beinn Mhor and Beinn Bhan, offer outstanding luxury accommodation with interiors that have been professionally designed to an exceptionally high standard.
Their unrivalled position offers breathtaking, uninterrupted views over the bay toward Carraig Fhada lighthouse, Kilnaughton beach and The Oa.
As the main ferry terminal on Islay, Port Ellen is the main gateway for visitors wishing to explore the island.
Laid out as a planned village in 1821 by Walter Frederick Campbell and named after his wife, Port Ellen comprises of pretty whitewashed houses built around the golden sands of Leodamais Bay. An ideal spot for children to swim, play and hunt for crabs.
The village offers visitors a variety of restaurants, hotels and bars, a well stocked grocery store, newsagent with delicatessen, post office and some other small shops.
The road travelling north east of the village is one of the island’s most attractive coastlines. Leading to three of Islay’s world famous distilleries, Ardbeg, Lagavulin and Laphroaig, all of which welcome visitors for a dram.
Come westering home to Islay and enjoy a holiday with a difference.
Our cottages are located at:
Isle of Islay.
Directions: Leaving the ferry terminal heading towards the village you immediately come to a small roundabout (before The Islay Hotel) take the second exit onto School Street. At the end of the road you will find the cottages situated to your left.