woodside b&b ballygrant, islay


Woodside, Ballygrant, Islay

Situated in the quiet village of Ballygrant, Woodside is an ideal base for your stay, whether business or pleasure. Port Askaig ferry terminal is ten minutes by car, while the southern terminal of Port Ellen is only 25 minutes away. The village of Bowmore, with banks, shops and leisure centre is only a ten minute drive from Woodside.

Woodside is a small, family run Bed & Breakfast guesthouse. It offers a warm and welcoming home catering for one or two people; one double bedroom with en-suite shower facilities. The room contains a flat-screen television with built-in dvd player, and free Wi-Fi is also available. Woodside is a non-smoking establishment.


The price is from £35 per person, per night, including Continental breakfast. No deposit is due, and payment is by cash or cheque taken on departure. To check availability or to book, please phone or e-mail

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