"can't sleep in the corner" Bowmore Things to Do Tip by assoifer

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the village of bowmore is a beauty of georgian architecture situated by the loch indaal on the isle of Islay. the main street goes from the pier up to the church up the hill that has quite an unusual shape. it is round so the devil cannot hide in any of its corner (funny is't it).for malt lover the bowmore distillery offers a great tour and tasting of their fantastik line of whisky.they also have a few cottage available if you contact them previously,other wise fining a place to stay isn,t a problem you have neerby the lochside hotel which is a whisky lover's paradise ,the bar has up to 550 diffrent malts and a nice terrasse by the sea to wach those magnificent sunset on the loch. or the bowmore hotel is close by too .if you want to stay at a locals house it is not a problem because evrywhere in scotland you will find B&Bs. once you are on that isle try to stay a day or two, there is many things to do like many other distilleries to visit (ardbeg is a must see). the Kildalton cross about 11 KM from port ellen on the south shore is most probably nicest celtic cross of all the U.K.,from the 8th century it represent scenes from the old testament carved in local green stone. the finlaggan fortress ,the gruinart flora & fauna reserve, the monument from WWII in the memory of the Otranto and the Brittania, two ships that sanked between Islay and Ireland. And nonetheless
the people of Islay who are so kind and proud ; they will be available for you anytime.

the isle of jura next to it is reachable by a ferry is worth visiting too for it"s natural beauty.
it's population is mainly red deer and a few humans ... that is so great. it was the first time that I was looking at a road map it tells you where you can find a phone.

you can access these pieces of paradise by ferrys or airplane (that I recomand for the breath taking scenery)

if you ever go in may, inquire about the Islay festival that's is a great cultural event to live once in your life.( resevations for that time might be needed.)

Address: from bowmore you can get anywhere
Directions: only one road takes you around islay unless you horseback rides your way around through beaches and trails wich is a two thumbs up romantic way to visit.
Phone: (01496) 810254

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  • Written Jul 18, 2006
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