Welcome to Persabus Farm, Islay

Self Catering and B and B holiday accommodation close to the North Islay whisky distilleries.

Choose from a short stay in our Farmhouse B&B suite or our self catering holiday cottages, Persabus Cottage or Persabus Millhouse.

Visit our Islay Pottery, open six days a week, or shop online 

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A warm Highland welcome awaits you from the Fletcher family. Our working farm boasts a secluded position on the stunning Isle of Islay. Visit us and enjoy panoramic views of the Paps of Jura and the Sound of Islay.

Cow beside tractor
Islay Farm Holidays

Islay Holiday Accommodation

 Islay holiday accommodation. Self-Catering Cottages, a Farmhouse Accommodation Suite and Camping are all on offer at Persabus, just four minutes from Port Askaig. Enjoy free Wifi throughout. Our Islay holiday cottages are an ideal base for families. Whilst our Islay accommodation suite offers smaller parties the perfect surroundings, the comfort of large ensuite bedrooms and a small sitting room.

Whisky Holidays

Persabus is the gateway to the north Islay distilleries. For whisky enthusiasts we are situated within walking distance of Ardnahoe Distillery, Bunnahabhain Distillery and Caol ila Disitllery. Buses run from close by to the south Islay distilleries of Ardbeg, Laphraoig and Lagavullin. Bowmore Distillery and Bruichladdich Distillery are also on the bus routes from Persabus. We are located close to the Jura ferry port for visitors wishing to visit Jura Distillery. Kilchoman Distillery is a taxi or car ride away.

In the Still room at Ardnahoe Distillery, Islay
Enjoy Distillery Visits
People jumping on beach
Get active in the perfect setting

Activity Holidays

Walking, cycling, paddle-boarding, bird watching, fishing, our farm is ideally located for enjoying all of the activities on offer. Barnacle Geese, Golden Eagles, Sea Eagles, Corncrakes and deer are just a few guests we have welcomed in the past. We also offer dog friendly accommodation for those travelling with pets.

Fishing Holidays

Trout fishing is available in the lochs close by, or sea fishing along Islay’s coastline.

Reflections across the Loch at sunset
Sunset over Lily Loch

Persabus Pottery

The Pottery at Persabus was established in the 1970s

Enjoy browsing our ceramic ranges. Pieces are individually hand painted, glazed and fired on the farm. The unique designs reflect the vibrant colours of Islay’s landscapes and seascapes.

Feeling creative? Enjoy a pottery painting experience in our creative studio or go on an adventure with a ‘pottery takeaway’ box. We will glaze and fire your lovely creations for you.

The pottery is open all year round.

Tuesday to Friday from 12 noon until 4pm and on Saturday from 12 noon until 3pm. Or visit our ONLINE SHOP 

Rosemary and Donald live onsite in the main farmhouse and are on hand to help with any questions you might have about your trip.