Visit Bowmore Distillery during your stay

Bowmore Distillery on the shores of Lochindaal

Bowmore Distillery, Islay

Bowmore Distillery is the oldest licenced whisky distillery on Islay. It has been producing whisky here since at least 1779 and it houses the No. 1 Vaults, one of the oldest Scotch maturation warehouses in the world. With such a long and rich history, this is a fascinating place to visit.

At Bowmore, you can take a distillery tour and learn all about the whisky-making process and Bowmore’s heritage. You can also visit the Bowmore Whisky Tasting Bar. This is a welcoming bar with spectacular views across Lochindaal. Where experts are on hand to help you find your perfect dram.

Please note that currently, experiences must be booked in advance. See Bowmore Experiences for the latest details.

Fèis Ìle

If you visit during the Fèis Ìle whisky festival (usually in the last week of May), Bowmore Distillery and the other distilleries on Islay welcome visitors for a programme of whisky tasting experiences, tours and talks. This is a magical experience for all whisky lovers!

Holiday cottages near Bowmore Distillery

We have a lovely holiday cottage in Bowmore. Dundonald Cottage, which sleeps up to 4 people and has 2 bedrooms, a large lounge, kitchen dining area and utility room. With magnificent views of Lochindaal from the garden.

If you need any help or advice when booking your Bowmore accommodation, please get in touch with our friendly team. And be sure to check our latest special offers for the best deal.

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