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Bowmore Scotland

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Bowmore Hotels Experience the incomparable loveliness of the Inner Hebrides - visit ISLAY – a destination for all seasons.

Let the loveliness of this beautiful island wash over you – and experience the special atmosphere that is part of Islay's heritage – “Islay and its goodbye to care“

Whatever the weather and whatever the time of year, there is always the added attraction to Islay that comes from visiting an island – the feeling that you are cut off from the rest of the world – yet , it's much closer than you can imagine.

Harbour Inn and Restaurant Accommodation

And here, at The Harbour Inn Hotel and Restaurant, we hope to be part of that overall experience – offering superb accommodation, high quality award winning food and excellent service.

The Harbour-Inn has WiFi Broadband. Guests can ask at reception for a code.

All 7 bedrooms have excellent en-suite facilities and are furnished to a very high standard, some have views over the water towards the Isle of Jura. Relax in individually decorated, warm and comfortable rooms; all have controllable heating, bathtubs and some have power showers.

There is a choice of double (some with queen size beds), twin or family bedrooms. Each bedroom has direct dial telephone, colour television, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and those extra little touches to make you feel at home.

The Conservatory Lounge
There is a comfortable cosy lounge, located on the first floor, with lots of books to read, games to play or where you can simply relax and admire the view across the harbour.

Excellent views across the harbour towards the north west corner of Islay and the Paps of Jura can be enjoyed from the spacious ground floor Conservatory Lounge or why not have a dram or two in the reception lounge with its roaring open fire during the cooler winter months.

Hebridean honeymoon
Steeped in romantic history, the Isle of Islay offers the perfect location for that special occasion - a real Hebridean hideaway.

It offers the perfect retreat to relax and unwind after the big day. This is one of the last unspoilt regions of Europe, the air itself is a joy to breathe, the first of many simple pleasures. Our special Honeymoon Package offers the perfect escape to create your own lingering memories..

. Delightful bedroom with sea view and en-suite bath and shower
. Candlelit dinner served each evening, in our award winning
. Restaurant with superb views over the harbour
. Full Scottish breakfast or Continental served in your bedroom
. A bottle of Tattinger champagne chilled for your arrival
. A welcoming bouquet of fresh flowers
. A traditional celtic gift to wish you farewell, good health and happiness.

Additional Facilities
· Log Fire
· Bar Available
· Early Breakfast and Lunch By Arrangement
· Full Alcohol Drinks License
· Laundry Service Available
· Porterage

The Harbour Inn Restaurant
Our award winning restaurant is widely recommended. Our menus change regularly to take advantage of the freshest of local produce from Islay’s superb larder.

Below is designed purely to give you an idea of the style of dishes we offer. If you prefer plainer fare, there is always an option of simply grilled steaks and fish. All our dishes are prepared to order so can be modified to suit any dietary requirements.

Seafood, delivered directly from our local fishermen.

Speciality Diets
· Vegetarian Meals Available

Recreation Area
· Garden

Transportation Facilities
· Free Parking On-Site

Child Policy
· Children are welcome
· Highchair Available
· Cot Available
Children over the age of 10 are very welcome. Special rates will apply when up to two children between the ages of 10 and 14 are sharing a room with parents.

Pet Policy
· No Pets Allowed

Smoking Policy
· No Smoking Permitted

Languages Spoken
· French Speaking

As a base for touring Islay – described by the Lord of the Isles as “ The Jewel of the Hebrides “ – the hotel’s location is unique with many areas of natural beauty within an easy drive.

Whether your interests are with the island’s beautiful natural environment, the vast numbers of birds and wildlife or the world’s finest single malt whiskies, The Harbour Inn is the ideal base from which to explore this fine island.

And of course there are eight working distilleries who welcome visitors with a complimentary dram or two

There are many locations of historic interest, some dating back to the Iron Age and others relating to the turbulent times in Scottish history when the “ Lord of the Isles “ were engaged in contesting ownership of western Scotland.

Interesting visits may include the Museum of Islay Life located in the picturesque conservation village of Port Charlotte where you will also find the Wildlife Field Centre. At the Islay Woollen Mill, near Bridgend, visitors and see an original working mill in action.

Islay is a bird watchers paradise be it the barnacle geese or the elusive corncrake to name bur two with over 100 species being present on the island all year round. Guided bird watching tours can be arranged.

In conjunction with Islay Birding we can arrange expert guided bird watching tours….brilliant for beginners – excellent for experts. Due to demand from both professional and amateur photographers we can offer daily expeditions to photograph Islay’s marvelous scenery and wildlife.

We can arrange for you to have access to fantastic sites immediately, without the need for research and have more time to achieve that long awaited image.

We can also arrange;
. fly (salmon and trout ) and sea fishing
. pony trekking
. clay pigeon shooting
. stalking
. island tours
. distillery visits
. and why not try your hand at peat-cutting as well.

Golf can be arranged on the island’s challenging 18 hole championship links course at Machrie.

All our residents have free use of the local leisure Centre, situated 100 metres from the hotel featuring heated swimming pool, gym, sauna and sunbed.

Getting there by Aeroplane:
From Islay Airport follow signs for Bowmore. The Harbour Inn is at the bottom of Main Street.

Getting There by Ferry:
From Port Ellen or Port Askaig follow signs for Bowmore. The Harbour Inn is at the bottom of Main Street.

"We look forward to welcoming you to our Hebridean island home" Neil and Carol Scott, Proprietors.

Email Harbour Inn and Restaurant enquiries & reservations: bookscotland@madbookings.com