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Friendly and knowledgeable staff

We know our way around pretty well but with a left-field question about bicycle hire the staff were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anna096
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Edinburgh Scotland
Nice Vistor Centre

The lady in the Visitor was very helpful and a nice person, she supplied with maps and on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kelimages
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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Bowmore's iCentre is located in the Square in the centre of the Island of Islay. Information is available to make your stay on the Island the best it can be. Our local, friendly team can help you with accommodation, things to do and of course...more
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Main Street The Square, Bowmore PA43 7JP, Scotland
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+44 1496 810254
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We know our way around pretty well but with a left-field question about bicycle hire the staff were very helpful

Thank Anna096
Hazel M, Assistant Area Manager at Bowmore VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Anna096, Thanks for taking the time to review our Islay iCentre. The team do love a left-field question! I'll pass your comments back to them and I hope you enjoyed your stay on Islay. Many thanks, Hazel

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The lady in the Visitor was very helpful and a nice person, she supplied with maps and on the Island of Islay.

Thank kelimages
Hazel M, Assistant Area Manager at Bowmore VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi kelimages, Thanks for taking the time to review our Islay iCentre. I'm pleased you found our team to be so helpful and I'll pass your comments on to them. I hope you enjoyed your stay on Islay! Many thanks, Hazel

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Great place to go for any information about Islay. From accommodation to events to eating out. Loads of information about the distilleries.

Thank Whisky_ileach
Hazel M, Assistant Area Manager at Bowmore VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Hi Whisky_ileach, Thanks for taking the time to review our Islay iCentre. I'm glad you found everything you required and I'll pass your comments back to the team there. I hope you enjoyed your visit to Islay! Many thanks, Hazel

Reviewed 10 April 2018

Very nice people will help you with your needs in Bowmore. They have the answers to all your questions.

Thank bootsnfuzz
Hazel M, Assistant Area Manager at Bowmore VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi bootsnfuzz, Thanks for taking the time to review our Islay iCentre! I'll pass your comments back to the team and I hope you enjoyed your time on the Island. Many thanks, Hazel

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Of all the Islay distilleries, this was the best, and by quite a margin. The visitor facilities are second to none, the information knowledge from staff is given at a level which is professional, helpful and interesting. Samples are provided according to preferences (or none)...More

Thank normalguy2016
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Returning to Islay for a third time, somehow we'd never been to Bowmore distillery, however we managed it this time. It was a slick, professional and friendly. Certainly would recommend.

Thank bandkyoung
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Went there on a tour. really nice people, supportive and worth to spend some time there, just to get a "taste".

Thank Kudrun
Hazel M, other at Bowmore VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Hi Kundrun, Thank you for your review of our Bowmore iCentre. I'll pass your comments back to the team and I hope you enjoyed your visit to Islay. Many thanks, Hazel

Reviewed 19 November 2017

We visited this information centre to find out when the Re-jig charity shop in Bowmore might be open, as we were interested in buying a second-hand item displayed in the window. We had asked at nearby shops, but no one could help apart from the...More

Thank 7,718,532
Hazel M, Assistant Area Manager at Bowmore VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Hi 7718532, Thank you for taking the time to review our Bowmore iCentre. I will pass your comments back to the ladies who will be delighted that they were able to assist you. Thank you also for your comments on our retail selection - we...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful shop. The lady on duty was most helpful in giving us local information as well as information about what was stocked in the shop. Here we found gifts at very reasoable prices. Well worth a visit

Thank Glasgowtiglath
Hazel M, Assistant Area Manager at Bowmore VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Hi Glasgowtiglath, Thanks for taking the time to review our Bowmore iCentre. I'll pass your comments back to the team and I hope you enjoyed your stay on Islay! Many thanks, Hazel

Reviewed 3 September 2017

We were stranded - no car to take our caravan to the port and local garage could not help - asked if anyone at the visitors' centre could suggest someone we could contact - they even rang them for us and gave us two numbers...More

Thank Gwerfyl T
Hazel M, Assistant Area Manager at Bowmore VisitScotland iCentre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi Gwerfyl T, Thanks for taking the time to review our Bowmore iCentre. The ladies certainly go out of their way to help where they can and I'll pass your comments on to them. Hope your car has been fixed now! Best wishes, Hazel

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