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Cooper's Cottage, School Street, Bowmore

This newly renovated cottage in Bowmore, only metres from Bowmore Distillery and the island's Leisure Centre offers easy access to the village shops, hotels and restaurants. Directly opposite the front door is Battery lane taking you to a refreshing walk along the shores of Loch Indaal.

The accommodation comprises one double en-suite bedroom with walk-in shower, and one twin room along with a bathroom with shower over bath, a fully equipped kitchen/diner (cooker, microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine and dishwasher) and a sitiing-room to the front of the building. The cottage offers full central heating along with a log burner in the sitting-room. Wi-Fi is also available.

There is a decked area to the rear of the cottage leading to a secure garden with drying area

6 school street, bowmore

The cottage is available all year on a Saturday to Saturday basis. Shorter breaks may be available in off-season on request. Weekly tariff is from £450.

How to Get Here

By Car: From Glasgow, drive to Kennacraig - this journey should take approximately two and a half hours, or longer should you wish to take in the beautiful scenery. Take the A82 up Loch Lomondside, turning onto the A83 at Tarbet - continue on through both Inveraray and Lochgilphead towards Tarbert on Loch Fyne. The ferry port of Kennacraig is just five miles on from Tarbert. Please note that Kennacraig is simply a ferry terminal and not a town or village. It is clearly signposted on the Campbeltown road, but people have been known to miss it because they were expecting more.

By Bus: A daily bus service operates from Glasgow Buchanan Street Bus Station by West Coast Motors making a connection with the ferry at Kennacraig. For schedule information, contact the Travel Centre at Buchanan Street Bus Station +44 (0)141 332 7133

By Ferry: Caledonian MacBrayne operate the two hour crossing which runs twice daily throughout the year, once on Sundays, with additional sailings during the summer season. For details of timetables and to make bookings (advisable, particularly in the summer season) telephone any of the following numbers. +44 (0)1475 650100 (Gourock) general enquiries: +44 (0)990 650000 (Gourock) bookings and reservations: +44 (0)1880 730253 (Kennacraig), +44 (0)1896 840 620 or +44 (0)1496 302209 (Port Ellen). Caledonian MacBrayne's timetable and booking are also available online -

By Air: Flybe operate a 35 minute scheduled service, Monday - Sunday from Glasgow Airport to Islay, in the mornings and afternoons on. This is the quickest way and can provide spectacular views of the islands and Kintyre. This service is operated by Loganair. For information on schedules, contact Flybe on 0871 700 2000 (international calls 00 44 1392 268500 or Islay Airport +44 (0)1496 302022. Online bookings at