Port Askaig, Islay


This afternoon, I am posting information on Port Askaig on the island of Islay which is located off the west coast of Scotland.

 Image of Port Askaig, Islay

 Information on Port Askaig

Here is a tiny residential community together with hotel, shop and lifeboat station.However, Port Askaig is an important ferry connection linking northern Islay with nearby Jura to the north and Kennacraig on the Scottish mainland, about two hours to the east. The port experiences high volumes of traffic attributed to the whisky industry on Islay and Jura and tourism.

Near to Port Askaig can be found:

Here is a video clip of Port Askaig taken from the ferry.

 More information for visitors

The publication Visitors’ Guide to Scotland includes sections on Islay, most of the other Scottish islands and Scottish history. ISBN of the publication is 978-1-9161332-0-4. This is also available via Kindle.



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