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County - Argyll | Map
Tel code: 01496 | code search
Postcode: PA43 | code search
Population: 860
Council: Argyll and Bute
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Bowmore is a town and the capital of the Hebridean Island Islay, sitting off the west coast of Argyll in Scotland. Bowmore is situated at the north-east end of Loch Indaal. Islay is one of the largest Scottish Islands, well-known as being Capital of the Lord of the Isles from 12th-16th century details of which are found at the visitor centre in Finlaggan. The island owes its moderate climate to its position on the Gulf Stream the land is green and fertile, there are unspoilt sandy beaches, rocky coastlines, forests, rolling hills and home to over 100 different species of bird. Bowmore received its charter in 1614 although there were settlements in the area for centuries before, archaeological sites nearby include standing stones at Ballinaby and the Iron Age fort at Dun Nosebridge dating back to the Viking conquest 800AD-1156. The town is a popular tourist resort; there is a hotel and an award winning inn, charming white painted cottages and buildings, shops and cafes. The main attraction is the Bowmore Distillery dating from 1779; one of the oldest in Scotland producing traditionally made Bowmore Islay Single Malt Scotch Whiskey, one of the many famous ‘Islay Malts’, there is a visitor centre, guided tours and a shop. Bowmore is also home to an unusual Round Church which unusually has no corners.

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Bowmore Distillery

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Harbour Inn

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Harbour Inn Hotel & Restaurant (0.13 miles)

Harbour Inn Hotel & Restaurant

A destination for all seasons

Situated adjacent to Bowmore harbour, our small family run hotel offers superb accommodation, high quality award winning food and excellent service. As a base for touring Islay, described by the Lord ... More | visit website

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Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant (6.29 miles)

Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant
Welcoming family run Inn on hebridean Island of Islay
A family run Inn with a friendly Scottish welcome, excellent food, great selection of malt whiskies, beers and ales, David and Ruby Graham welcome you to ... More
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Gigha Hotel (21.99 miles)

Gigha Hotel
The Trust owned Gigha Hotel is located just a few hundred yards from the ferry terminal, and has a personal charm all of its own. Our team are exceptionally friendly and will ensure that your ... More | visit website
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West Loch Hotel (32.80 miles)

West Loch Hotel

The West Loch Hotel dates from circa 1780, retaining many of its original features. This charming former Coaching Inn is now a modern hotel and restaurant offering fresh, distinctive, well-priced food along with comfortable rooms and wonderful views ... More | visit website

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The Ugadale Cottages (33.06 miles)

The Ugadale Cottages
On the outer fringe of western Scotland, there exists a very special place. Nestled in the southwest corner of the Mull of Kintyre, where the movements of sea, sand, wind and grazing sheep have intertwined ... More | visit website
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Ashbank Hotel (33.93 miles)

Ashbank Hotel

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This family run hotel is in an ideal location being just a short walk from the mile long sandy beach and working harbour. We are situated in the heart of ... More

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Dunvalanree Hotel (34.15 miles)

Dunvalanree Hotel
Dunvalanrees licensed restaurant use of local sea food and farm produce has been recognised by the award of an AA Rosette and a Silver EatScotland award and the restaurant is featured in the Good Food ... More | visit website
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Victoria Hotel (34.64 miles)

Victoria Hotel

Overlooking the harbour front in the village of Tarbert on the shores of loch fyne, this diminutive hotel offers dedicated, informal accommodation. Known through-out the village for its sunny yellow exterior, the Victoria Hotel can you ... More | visit website

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Stonefield Castle Hotel (35.07 miles)

Stonefield Castle Hotel

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Spoil yourself and stay in a Castle which is an outstanding example of Scottish baronial Architecture. Built in 1837 and in keeping with its unique situation and character, many of the original ... More

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Craigard House Hotel (35.41 miles)

Craigard House Hotel

Welcome to the Mull of Kintyre. Join us in this lovely old house, turned friendly and informal bijou hotel. Take the time to really relax and chill out in one of our cosy rooms, most ... More | visit website

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