Tarbert House B&B…

Tarbert House is our stunning Bed and Breakfast and offers you delightful accommodation in the heart of Bowmore.

To book, look at the 'Availability Page' here on our website and check your chosen accommodation is free. You can then check our tariffs here to see what each property costs in the relevant year to when you want to book. Then fill in the online booking form on this page or contact us here by email. Or you can book by telephone on 07880 706356 or 01496 850382.

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Bed and Breakfast on Islay at Tarbert House

Are you looking for bed and breakfast on Islay? Then look no further. This delightful property has been fully refurbished offering superb B&B accommodation on the stunning Isle of Islay in Scotland.  Situated in the heart of the beautiful Islay town of Bowmore, you can lap up the exquisite scenery that unfolds around you.

About Tarbet House

With two twin bedrooms and one double, each with their own bathroom, it is ideal for families, medium to small groups and individuals. Be it you are visiting local distilleries, working on the island or having a holiday we can cater for all. Furthermore, there is satellite tv and tea and coffee making facilities. Also, we are run in conjunction with Peatzeria, where you can enjoy some splendid food!

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Our location

Bowmore is, in fact, the main village on the island and Tarbet house is situated in the centre of it. As well as this it is close to local restaurants, shops, Bowmore Distillery and it is only a two-minute walk to the pool and Leisure centre. Additionally, it boasts a prime location to base yourself for touring the island. With the main bus route passing through you can tour the southern distilleries. Also, You are never far from the sea on Islay. The pier in Bowmore is a fascinating place for fresh sea air and watching boats and people come and go.

History envelops you

Interestingly, Bowmore is home to a historic round church. Having been built in 1767 and a focal point in the village, it is reputedly round to stop the devil from hiding in a corner. Furthermore, Bowmore Distillery is located here. It was founded not long after in 1779 and is the oldest distillery on Islay and arguably the world! As well as this, the village hall often hosts traditional ceilidhs…  great to try out your Highland dancing!

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Additional information:

  • Easy access to local restaurants and bars
  • 10% Discount at Islay’s famous Peatzeria
  • WiFi
  • Freeview TV
  • Delicious full Continental Breakfast buffet daily.
  • Fresh linen and towels
  • Parking opposite the house.
  • Two minutes from Bowmore Distillery
  • On major bus routes giving easy access to Islay’s distilleries.
  • A warm welcome and excellent accommodation.
  • Non Smoking

Get in touch today

Get in touch today and find out more about our bed and breakfast on Islay.  We would be delighted to hear from you and help you with any queries or bookings. You can call us at 01496 850382 or email us here. You can also book online by filling in our online booking form here. To check availability see below. Prices are available on the Tariffs pages under ‘Availability and Prices’ on the navigation at the top of this page. You can see how to get here on our Travel Directions page. We look forward to hearing from you.


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COVID-19 announcement

Due to the current UK lock down imposed by the UK government, Islay Cottages will be closed for the coming weeks.

We await further instruction from our government and really hope to welcome our guests again soon.

Please keep up to date on our website and social platforms as to when this will be.

In the meantime, we wish you well through these difficult times.