A small book but loaded with gorgeous pictures and lots of information. The guide gives you a real flavour of the island and is an ideal travel companion.
Those who discover malt whisky quickly learn that the malts made on the Isle of Islay are some of the wildest and most characterful in the malt-whisky spectrum. In PEAT SMOKE AND SPIRIT, Islay's fascinating story is uncovered: from its history and stories of the many shipwrecks which litter its shores, to intimate descriptions of the beautiful wildlife, landscape and topography of the island.
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About Isle of IslayThe Isle of Islay - An Overview
Islay is the southern-most island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. It's closest neighbours are the Isle of Jura to the north, Colonsay to the north-west and Gigha to the east. The administrative capital of the island is Bowmore while Port Charlotte and Port Ellen are the other major villages.