Walking holidays on Islay…

Are you looking for the perfect walking holiday in Scotland? Self Guided Walking Holidays on Islay offers you the best opportunity to explore our stunning island…

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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The perfect walking holiday in Scotland…

Are you looking for the perfect walking holiday in Scotland? Then read on! Self Guided Walking Holidays in Scotland on Islay are popular. They offer you the best opportunity to explore our Scottish Island at your own pace. So whether you like a good work out, striding the island ahead of the pack or you wish to take in the scenery and surroundings at a gentler pace, the island really is your oyster. Walks in Scotland are at their most scenic on this island.

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What’s on offer for group and family walking holidays…

Here at Islay Cottages, we can offer you the perfect outdoor activity holiday. With a plethora of walking routes, lunch stops and outdoor pursuits you can plan a comprehensive personal agenda for a great day out. Our independent walking holidays run in 3, 5 and 7-night packages. And with a variety of walking levels from easy to strenuous, there is something for everyone. You can see a list of graded walks here. Furthermore, we can also help you arrange group walking holidays and singles walking holidays with guided walks on Islay and Jura. Simply contact us here and we will put you in touch with our island walking guides. Self-guided family walking holidays are also very popular on Islay – and perfect for kids from the age of 4 upwards. Click here to find out more and download your walks.

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What’s included when you stay with us:

  • Cosy self-catering accommodation
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • 5-minute walk from the beach
  • Next to Kilchoman Whisky Distillery
  • A choice of beautiful walks on your doorstep


We are here to help with any guidance you may need …

Want to walk a bit longer? It’s easy to combine two or more stays for a longer walking holiday. Our staff are always on hand should you need any guidance or further pointers, or if you simply need something extra to help you make the most of your holiday. We are a family run business and live on the Island so we know about all the hidden gems. For example, where to go to see the seals basking in the sun, where to look out for our Golden Eagles and how to make the most of your walking vacation in Scotland. Just ask and we will sort it all out for you.

Get in touch today…

So whether you’re looking for walking weekend breaks, group hikes, or independent walking holidays, you will not to be disappointed with a walking holiday on Islay. For self-guided walking holidays, you can book via the booking button below or call us on 01496 850382. Additionally, you can contact us here for help organising guided walking holidays. Be sure upon booking to quote ‘WALKHOLIDAY” in the voucher code box on the online booking form or to mention it when you call. We look forward to welcoming you on your walking holiday in Scotland.

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