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Food in Skipness

Skipness Smokehouse

The hot smoked salmon from these folk behind Skipness Castle was one of the highlights of a long-standing seafood restaurant on Arran. That's closed, but you can get hold of it at their new smokehouse here, along wi…
Food & Drinks in Bowmore

MA Mackinnons Marmalade

Top-quality whisky marmalade is just the beginning of the home-made treats on offer at this little deli shop in the curious Islay House Square complex, 3 miles northeast of Bowmore at Bridgend. It's well worth a bro…
Food in Gigha

Ardminish Stores

The friendly island shop sells food and petrol and is a good source of information. It also hires bikes (£10/15 for a half-/full day) and has glamping accommodation.
Arts & Crafts in Tarbert

Loch Fyne Gallery

The Loch Fyne Gallery is a colourful shop that showcases the work of local artists. Sunday hours are slightly reduced outside of high summer.
Books in Colonsay

Colonsay Bookshop

This tiny bookshop near the ferry pier in Scalasaig has an excellent range of books on Hebridean history and culture.