Scotland's Whisky Coast

Argyll & the Isles

Argyll & the Isles is a whisky-lover's heaven, with 15 world-class distilleries dotted along 'Scotland's Whisky Coast', home to world-renowned brands.

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Ardbeg Distillery

For over 200 years, Ardbeg has been made on the small, remote Scottish Isle of Islay. Some people travel to Ardbeg along the winding road from Port Ellen. Ot...

Port Ellen
Isle of Islay
PA42 7EA

Tel: +44(0) 1496 302244

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Caol Ila Distillery

Reopened in August 2022 after an exciting renovation project, visit Caol lla, The Islay Home of Johnnie Walker. Join us for our signature tour at Caol Ila, F...

Port Askaig
Isle of Islay
PA46 7RL

Tel: 020 8838 9385

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Glen Scotia Distillery

Glen Scotia was formerly known as \'Scotia\' when it was first founded in 1832. The “Wee Toon” was known as the Victorian Whisky Capital of the World. At its...

12 High Street
Campbeltown
Argyll & Bute
PA28 6DS

Tel: +44 (0) 1586 552 288

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Lagavulin Distillery

Lagavulin is said to be one of the oldest distilleries on Islay and is world-renowned for its smoky, peaty whiskies. The windswept Isle of Islay instils a st...

Lagavulin Distillery
Lagavulin
Isle of Islay
PA42 7DZ

Tel: 01496 302749

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Oban Distillery

For two centuries Oban’s bustling fishing village has sat on the frontier of the West Highlands and the Islands, the meeting place of land and sea. One of Sc...

Oban Distillery
Stafford St
Oban
PA34 5NH

Tel: 01631 572004

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Whisky Year Zero

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Celebrating our whisky heritage

Learn more about why Argyll & the Isles was once the 'Whisky Capital of the World' and the 1823 Excise Act that shaped Scotland's Whisky Coast.

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Explore all the places to visit in Argyll & the Isles

3700km of coastline, 23 inhabited islands, major towns and villages are all waiting for you.

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