The ship leaves Oban at 3.15pm and returns to Port Askaig at 7.20pm.
The journey is made with a 15 minute stop at Colonsay. Car Hire BOWMORE Islay's capital has a variety of shops including: supermarket, post office, garage, banks, pharmacy, gift shops, hair dressing salon.
The Mactaggart leisure centre (tel 01496 810 767) has a swimming pool, fitness studio and sauna.
Both are served by vehicle ferries from Kennacraig (tel: 01880 730253) which is located on the Kintyre Peninsula (100 miles north of Glasgow) and is served by the City Link bus service from Glasgow The official Caledonian Macbrayne web site lists the current ferry timetables and fares. A ferry leaves Port Askaig at 10.40am and reaches Oban at 2.55pm.BRIDGEND The main junction on the island connecting Port Ellen in the south, Port Askaig in the east and Port Charlotte to the west.Look out for Islay House Square which includes Elizabeth Sykes Batiques, Islay Quilters, Islay Studios, Islay Ales (tastings and guided tours of the micro-brewery), as well as a textile conservation workshop, stained glass workshop, coffee shop, cards, gifts, etc.This museum opened in 1977 and has won several awards.Displays include an illicit still, a farm's medicine box, photos of farming and fishing in years gone by, a selection of toys and exhibits showing life on a croft in the 19th century with numerous old farming implements, tools and kitchen utensils.
With the streets laid out in a grid pattern, it was the first planned village in Scotland and was part of a resettlement scheme involving people from the old village of Killarow near Islay House (Bridgend).