By Car and Ferry
From Glasgow take the A82 as far as Tarbet, where you leave Loch Lomondside and take the A83. Follow signs for Campbeltown to Inveraray and then by Loch Fyneside to Tarbert. Caledonian MacBrayne's Kennacraig ferry terminal is five miles west of Tarbert and is sign posted from Lochgilphead onwards.
To Book On The Ferry. Contact Caledonian MacBrayne, The Ferry Terminal, Gourock . PA19 1QP Telephone: 08705 650000 E-mail:, or consult the Caledonian MacBrayne Website:

By Coach
Coaches leave Buchanan Street Bus Station, Glasgow to connect with mid-day and evening ferries sailing to Islay, and on your return there are connections from both morning and afternoon ferries. For departure times contact Scottish Citylink Coaches. Telephone: 08705 505050.

By Air

Loganair operates a 35 minute scheduled service from Glasgow to Islay. This is the quickest journey time and can provide spectacular views of the islands and Kintyre. For information on schedules and bookings check The airport is alongside the A846 road about 15 miles from Ballygrant.

When you arrive on Islay at...

Port Askaig - Drive south on the A846 for about three miles. Robolls Croft stands above the road on the right. For Craigard continue into the village, pass two cottages on your right, then the village shop. Craigard is beside the shop and set back from the road.
Port Ellen Pier or Islay Airport-Drive north on the A846, passing Bowmore and Bridgend. After the Ballygrant village sign carry on for about 400yds passing between two rows of houses. Drive up a slight brae and Craigard is at the top on your left. For Robolls Croft continue for about half a mile, pass Ballygrant Inn and the cottage is the next house on the left set back from and above the road.

Car Hire.

D&N MacKenzie will bring your hired car to the airport or ferry terminal. Telephone. 01496302300

Taxi Hire

If you require a taxi from the ferry terminal or airport you can book with Carol's Cabs. Telephone. 01496 302155 or Rhinns Taxi Hire. Telephone. 01496 850170