Port Ellen distillery and maltings and the Thalassa, Isle of Islay

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Picture of an old distillery with modern maltings with a tall ship moored offshore
Port Ellen distillery and maltings and the Thalassa, Isle of Islay

A view from the Islay ferry arriving in Port Ellen, looking over to the old Port Ellen distillery and the modern Port Ellen maltings. The Thalassa, a regular visitor to Islay, is moored just off them.

Port Ellen distillery and maltings in the summer evening light, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a coastal distillery and maltings behind some skerries in mild summer evening light
Port Ellen distillery and maltings in the summer evening light, Isle of Islay

A view from the Islay ferry on the way to Port Ellen on a summer evening. Port Ellen distillery and the modern maltings behind some low coastal rocks and cliffs.

October sun over Loch Laphroaig and the Oa, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a view over a small sea loch with a high coastline in the distance
October sun over Loch Laphroaig and the Oa, Isle of Islay

An October afternoon at the south east coast of Islay. We’re looking across Loch Laphroaig (Laphroaig distillery is behind us to the right) along the shore towards Port Ellen (not visible). The hills of the Oa in the distance on the horizon.