How are you getting over to Islay?

Where from

Sharing with
Stephanie Disbury by car
Inverness, Fort William, Oban, Kennacraig
Parking at Kennacraig
6pm ferry on Thurs night.
Plenty space for passengers from the North
Alan Parkinson by car
Edinburgh (pick up Ollie Bray), Glasgow, Kennacraig
Parking at Kenncraig
9.45 ferry Thu in
9.45 ferry Sat out
Ollie Bray at the moment,
but Noel Jenkins might be
in the mix somewhere...
Noel Jenkins by white astra van
Pretty much everywhere: map
9.45 ferry Thursday
Afternoon ferry? Sat
Should have space for 2
but there won't be any peeking
out from the back !
Armin Grewe by small car (Mini Clubman)
West Berkshire
Midlands, M6, Overnight in Carlisle Tue, M74, Glasgow ~lunchtime Wed, sightseeing on the way to Kennacraig, possibly Crinan Canal
Evening boat Wed 10/Jun 18:00
Return Sat 20/Jun 15:30
Can pick up 1 on the way with little luggage (car will be quite full as staying for 1.5 weeks)
Steve Bullock
NW London

Looking for a lift!
Jaye Richards
A82 (?) via Dumbarton
Fri morning early ferry. Return Sat am
2 spaces available
Jane Hollin
Car M8 and west... Plan to stay overnight near Kennacraig ferry on Weds pm 10th June
Thurs Ferry 1pm... Rtn Sunday 3.30pm
1 space in car with friend. Staying near ferry Weds pm - if that suits contact me.
Theo K
Car; M6/ (A1 - A66 option) M74 A82 etc
Thurs 13.00 ferry in Sun 12:50 ferry out
Spaces in car - may stay over in Glasgow Wed nt - tbc
Stuart Meldrum, in a blue, very dirty car.
Hawick, Scottish Borders
Car from Hawick on Thurday afternoon through Glasgow and onwards to the ferry!
1800 Ferry Thursday then back on Sunday sometime
Picking up J Arrol in Glasgow.
Tess Watson
Edinburgh/East Lothian
In the bug with David Gilmour, Robert Jones, Jenny Finlay and Rowena Blair.
0700 Hrs Kennacraig ferry on Fri Morning
The bug will be pack jammed full but staying through until the Sunday lunchtime. Wouldn't miss the beach rugby :-)
Alan Stewart
Muir of Ord
Fort William, Oban, Kennacraig map
1800 Thurs or 0700 Friday (plan to take bike onto Islay) Ret. Sun
Space for one in car as taking my bike (no roof rack for this car!!!)
Kate Ho
Car; M9 (north then across)
Thurs night, travel back sunday morning
Probably driving, drop me a line if you are driving or need a lift from the Edinburgh area (
Hilery Williams
Car and space for 2 (smallish!) others. I now have a spare ferry ticket (Thursday 1 p.m.) if anyone wants it.
Thurs eve. to Sun. lunch
Would love to share - please get in touch:
John Cuthell
Boston Spa
Car: A1-A66-M6-M74-Glasgow-Kennecraig
Wed 1800 Ferry
Return Mon am
Space available if needed
Katie Barrowman
Car: - the way the map says! Glasgow-Kennacraig
Fri 0700 Ferry
Return Sat 1530
Taking Mo Park, Jaye Richards and David Noble

Best Route from Glasgow

Stay in the middle lane through Glasgow and stay with the M8 right through
This is the best route

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