Constructed from 1767 to 1769, the white body of the church is almost twenty metres in diameter with a rectangular tower at the front.
The Latin inscription above the door tells us that it was built by Daniel Campbell "to promote truth and honour".
An excellent craft/book shop called The Celtic House is in Shore Street.
Look out for the Spirited Soaps shop and their whisky soaps.
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.
If you are on the Portnahaven to Kilchiaran road, look out for Cultoon Stone Circle on the moorland (near Coultoon Farm) and Tormisdale Croft Crafts (carved shepherds' crooks, hand spun wool, knitwear, etc.).
PORT CHARLOTTE A picturesque coastal village of whitewashed houses where the street names are still in Gaelic.
NERABUS - 2 miles south of Port Charlotte Situated on the east side of the Rhinns in the parish of Kilchoman. In 1850 there were 14 dwellings and a chapel thought to have been dedicated to St. In the old cemetery ancient carved gravestones dating from the 14th and 15th centuries were recently discovered under a row of turnips. PORTNAHAVEN - 5 miles south of Nerabus A picturesque little village with white cottages sitting around the harbour and a tiny stretch of beach. Directly overlooked by Orsay, it appears to be more like an extension of Portnahaven, a sort of little sister. Robert Pollock has produced an excellent guide covering the stone circle 6km north of Portnahaven.There is also a campsite for tents and camper vans. The Islay Natural History Trust field centre contains a nature library, laboratory, lecture room and exhibitions, housed in the old warehouses of Lochindaal distillery which closed in the 1920s. The Port Charlotte Museum of Islay Life is worth a visit if you are interested in the history of the island.Ask the staff about any wildlife you may have seen. Open Monday to Friday from Easter to the end of October, from 10.30am to 4.30pm. Housed in what used to be the Free Church of Port Charlotte, it contains an extensive library of papers and documents relating to Islay.The Mactaggart leisure centre (tel 01496 810 767) has a swimming pool, fitness studio and sauna.Next to it, you can take a tour of the Bowmore distillery which was founded in 1779 and is the oldest on the island.