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Welcome to Persabus Farm, Islay

Welcome to Persabus Farm, Islay.

We offer Self Catering accommodation close to the North Islay whisky distilleries, or enjoy a short stay in our Farmhouse Accommodation Suite.

Visit our Islay Pottery, open six days a week.


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.

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.

Activity Holidays

Our farm is ideally located for bird watchers, wildlife enthusiasts and whisky visitors. 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.

Persabus Pottery

We have our very own Pottery selling gifts and Island inspired pieces for you to buy as a keep sake of your visit to our beautiful Highland island.

Choose from a wide selection of unique and vibrant ceramics for sale, all individually hand painted, glazed and fired on the premises. Watercolour prints, and cards are also available.

We are now open for pottery sales. Monday to Friday from 12 noon until 4pm and Saturday from 12 noon until 3pm. We are offering pottery ‘take-aways’, a box filled with paints, brushes and a piece of your choice to paint. Get in touch to order one of our ‘takeaway’ pottery painting boxes and we will glaze and fire your lovely creations for you.

Across from the pottery is Charlotte Hannett’s jewellery workshop. You can buy from a selection of her ranges at the workshop or commission an original, bespoke piece. Charlotte also carries out jewellery repairs.

Charlotte Hannett Jewellery workshop is open for appointments. Do get in touch via her website link above to arrange an appointment to visit her jewellery workshop

Ceramic Café

Due to current Government advice around Covid 19 we have taken the decision to temporarily close our café. Thank you for your understanding.

Within our Islay Pottery on the farm, we also have a Café, open year-round.  Pop in and enjoy our farm cooked, home baking, loose leaf teas, coffee and sandwiches.

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