Pop along to our Islay Pottery and Arts Studio at Persabus

We offer a variety of creative workshops and courses for you and your family to enjoy, as well as pottery painting experiences.

Fancy trying your hand at capturing the beautiful colours and patterns of Islay’s landscape through charcoal, watercolour or acrylics? Get in touch. We have lots of materials for you to enjoy an hour of creativity.

Watch as ceramics are hand-painted in the studio, with unique designs, reflecting Islay and Jura’s landscapes and seascapes, before being glazed and fired in our kilns.

Enjoy browsing the Islay-inspired art and ceramics on sale. Each ceramic design has its own unique story, capturing the colours, patterns and textures of island life.

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Feeling creative?

We offer creative experiences at Persabus, with  ‘takeaway’ pottery painting kits, Or ‘in-house’ painting experiences in our  Creative Studio at Persabus.

Enjoy pottery painting workshops. We will guide you through the techniques, as you enjoy translating your own holiday experiences onto pottery. We will glaze and fire the finished artwork, then glaze and fire it for you. Enjoy a unique souvenir of your time on Islay.

We also offer a variety of Creative Workshops combining art, mindfulness, and relaxation, guiding you on a journey to grow your unique creative style. Our ‘How Do You See the Sea? And ‘How Do You See the Seasons?’ run at various times throughout the year, as well as being available to book privately.

Or we can leave you to enjoy some freestyle creativity as we can supply all the materials you need to create your own art using charcoal, pastels, water colour paints and acrylic paints.


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Pottery Painting Experiences for all Ages

Fancy giving pottery painting a go? Feeling creative? We offer the option of pottery painting takeaway boxes, or you can book our new creative studio for your party. Pop along and choose from a variety of unglazed bisque shapes, and paints.

For ‘pottery takeaways’ everything is popped into a box along with brushes, sponges and instructions. Drop the box back a day or so later and pieces will be glazed and fired for you. Or why not book our new Creative Studio space and enjoy a fun filled session of pottery painting at Persabus? Translate your holiday experiences and adventures onto pottery creating a lasting souvenir, or gifts to take home.

Bring your finished pieces to the pottery where we will glaze and fire the pieces for you, ready for collection a day or so later, or we can post it out to your home address

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Pottery Gifts

Looking for unusual gift ideas? At our Pottery on Islay, we offer a wide range of ceramic gifts for sale. All Unique to the Isle of Islay. So why not treat that someone special to something unique? Take a look at our online shop before you visit to get a sneak peek at some of our beautiful pieces for sale. Alternatively you can place an order online. Contact us here for more information or call on +44 (0)1496-840 243.

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Explore our delightful Islay accommodation where we have a fabulous choice of country accommodation on this beautiful island.

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Things to Do

There is so much to see and do on the beautiful island of Islay and we have a section to help you decide what to do when you visit here.

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The stay at the Persabus Farm was really delightful! It was easy to feel comfortable and the surroundings are beautiful. The hosts are really sweet and welcoming and they brought us breakfast in order to benefit our plans of the day. We will definitely recommend others going there!

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