Three Distilleries Pathway
Three Distilleries Pathway
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trent a
Ostrander, OH7 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
It's my dream hiking path. My 3 favorite scotches within 2 miles of each other! Ardbeg, Laphroaig, and Lagavulin.
Written 28 November 2023
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jeff082
Chicago, IL6 contributions
Jun 2023
Very pretty paved path along the the coast. We did Laphroig first, then Ardbeg, the. Finished up with full tour/tasting at Lagavulin. Ardbeg had a food truck with barbecue and lots of other choices, If you don’t want to walk the entire 6 miles, you can get cabs, but need to reserve way ahead.
Written 1 July 2023
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Rob P
22 contributions
May 2023
We walked this both ways starting at Port Ellen, and made a day of it, visiting the distilleries on the way back (you could easily just do one way with a bus/taxi). There is a chance to take in some lovely scenery on the way, and stop off for some food/drink. Check opening hours if you are set on a particular distillery, they are plenty long enough but could catch you out if you leave it too late - 4.30 close when we were there in May.
Written 5 June 2023
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Danny J
Edinburgh, UK11 contributions
Apr 2023 • Solo
What an amazing walk and pathway to visit the distilleries. I hope Islay gets more paths like this as it's a great way to see the island.
Written 15 April 2023
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Heddy G
Malvern, PA568 contributions
Jan 2023
A great way to get to the three distilleries that is quick and easy to do and gives you some time to walk off some whisky!
Written 20 January 2023
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Susan YB
26 contributions
Aug 2022 • Solo
While my husband tasted whiskey at the Laphroiag Distillery, I took the pathway in to Port Ellen and back. So picturesque and relaxing. Got a couple of things at the Co-op Market in town and ate breakfast at the tables along the water. Met my husband back at Laphroaig and had lunch together at SeaSalt in town. Excellent experience. Good food and efficiently kind staff. Then when he went to Lagavulin for a 2-hour tasting in the afternoon, I went back on the path from Lagavulin to Ardbeg. Even more beautiful than the morning’s exploration. This was my best day here in Islay. Really couldn’t have been better and my husband loved his whiskey experiences. Don’t miss this beautiful pathway. It’s really lovely.
Written 24 December 2022
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Hazel
Elgin, UK27 contributions
Jul 2022
T`here distillery are great and a good walk , but keep driving up that road and see the ancient Kildalton church and cross …it’s truly beautiful. Then back onto the road again and travel to a beach with such clear water, so beautiful.
Written 24 July 2022
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Vix_70
Scotland301 contributions
Oct 2021 • Friends
A modern clean path with lovely views along the coast taking you to the three distilleries - laphroaig, lagavulin and ardbeg. There is one section missing and you have to walk on the road. Not ideal but clearly issue with residences and distillery
Written 2 October 2021
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TanTan
7 contributions
Aug 2021
I cycled along this path and there were some great views and stop off points to admire and explore. It was also great to visit three distilleries on the way. Really easy to access and the paths are great for walking or cycling on.
Written 7 August 2021
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Fairlie
Glasgow, Scotland348 contributions
Jun 2021
We enjoyed a glorious walk on the Three Distilleries Pathway on a blissfully sunny June day. It was such a pleasure to walk with hills & farmland to one side with super views of the sea & distilleries to the other. The pathway takes in the Laphroiag, Lagavullin and Ardbeg distilleries. It’s just over three miles in either direction from/to Port Ellen. If you don’t feel up to walking back then hop on the local bus fromthe Ardbeg distillery. Sadly, the renowned Kiln Cafe at Ardbeg was closed during our visit. A lovely walk and highly recommended. Make sure you take plenty of water to keep hydrated and check bus timetables should you opt not to walk back from Ardbeg. A great way to sample the distilleries without having to drive. Enjoy.
Written 5 June 2021
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THREE DISTILLERIES PATHWAY: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

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