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Isle of Islay

Getting there & away

British Airways flies from Glasgow to Islay two or three times daily on weekdays and once on Saturday and Sunday (£90 one way, 45 minutes).

CalMac (302209) runs ferries from Kennacraig in West Loch Tarbert to Port Ellen (passenger/car £8.30/59, 2¼ hours, one to three daily) and Port Askaig (same fare, two hours, one to three daily). On Wednesday only in summer the ferry continues from Port Askaig to Colonsay (£4.40/23, 1¼ hours) and on to Oban (£12/57, 4¾ hours).