The rink plays host not only to ice sports such as figure skating and curling but also provides extensive recreational skating sessions and learn to skate programmes.
We have dedicated sessions at the weekend for families and for the teenagers we offer Friday and Saturday night discos which are hosted by our resident DJ.
By ferry: There are two ports on Islay: Port Ellen (tel: 01496 302209) in the east and Port Askaig in the north. On Wednesdays it is usually also possible to travel between Oban and Port Askaig.
Both are served by vehicle ferries from Kennacraig (tel: 01880 730253) which is located on the Kintyre Peninsula (100 miles north of Glasgow) and is served by the City Link bus service from Glasgow The official Caledonian Macbrayne web site lists the current ferry timetables and fares. A ferry leaves Port Askaig at 10.40am and reaches Oban at 2.55pm.
If you are going over on the ferry from Kennacraig to Islay and need a place to stay beforehand, Springside B&B is a traditional cottage overlooking Tarbert harbour (just 5 miles from the ferry terminal at Kennacraig) between Loch Fyne and the Mull of Kintyre. The airstrip is at Glenegedale near Machrie Bay, 4 or 5 miles from Port Ellen. In the main square, you will find public toilets and the tourist information centre.
a great selection but sell by is too short so weekly shop isn't always possible. 👍The Kent & Sussex Tea and Coffee Company was established 26 years ago when the Smith family returned from India, where for two generations we had been involved with tea.Heading in the other direction, halfway between Bridgend and Port Charlotte, you can turn off the main road and drive to Kilchoman (ruined church and a large carved cross). Also on the west coast of the 'Rhinns of Islay' you can see the ruins of historic Kilchiaran Chapel near Kilchiaran Bay.You'll need to take a tiny road from Port Charlotte or Portnahaven to get there.The ship leaves Oban at 3.15pm and returns to Port Askaig at 7.20pm.The journey is made with a 15 minute stop at Colonsay. Car Hire BOWMORE Islay's capital has a variety of shops including: supermarket, post office, garage, banks, pharmacy, gift shops, hair dressing salon.The gallery was added in around 1830 and the organ added in 1890.It was Daniel Campbell of Shawfield and Islay who founded Bowmore in 1768.Our Thursday and Friday late morning general skate sessions prove very popular with our older generation skaters so no matter what your age we have something for you. ACE Members can access the Ice Rink for free* for all General Skating Sessions Monday – Friday, including the Friday night disco. During the curling season free access will be restricted to Thursday and Friday, except during school holidays.Concession, Student and Scholars cards entitle holders to up to 50% off most pay and play activities. If you are aged 60 or over and live in South Lanarkshire you can use our indoor leisure facilities including East Kilbride ice rink for only £54.60 for a full year with an Activage card. Child 7 years and under All children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a responsible adult aged 16 or over on the ice.Free parking right at the door and tea room on site (pricey) Always flowers at the till, (product placement perfect ~ better than being tempted by sweets! But there's nothing worse than seeing it written on there faces. The website contains information about all the different teas and coffees supplied together with regular updates on new additions to the range.) and check out my chicken pie S, always put a smile on my face🐔 😊Love the shop, it's my local..