How to get here

By Caledonian MacBrayne Ferry: For Bookings and time tables contact www.calmac.co.uk or call 08000665000. The 2 -2.5 hour Ferry journey is a great relaxing experience and you will travel on either MV Hebridean Isles, MV Isle of Arran or MV Finlaggan, the newest and biggest ferry on the Islay run. You can choose to bring your car over or you can leave it in the car park at Kennacraig. More info on the Islay Ferry here

By Air: Twice daily, Monday to Friday 25 minute daily flights by Flybe from Glasgow International Airport to Islay Airport. One daily flight Saturday & Sunday. Contact www.flybe.com. Tel Islay Airport: + 44(0)1496 302022.

Local Travel Directions to no 9 Shore Street: From both ferry terminals or from the airport follow the signs to Bridgend. From Bridgend follow the main road to Port Charlotte along Loch Indaal. As you enter the village of Port Charlotte look out for the Port Charlotte Hotel on your left. directly after the hotel is a road left, this is Shore Street. You will find No. 9 round the corner on the right.