Islay is a solitary outpost in the Atlantic - strike out West and the
next landfall is America. And from the ocean come the legends of the
The origin of the island's name is shrouded in
mystery, but stories tell of a giant Danish princess called Iula who
laid stepping stones across the oceans until at last she reached Islay.
Too exhausted to escape the soft sands of the beach, she was trapped and
drowned, surrendering her life and her name to the island.
Since 1994 Bowmore
released a nice range of Tin Boxes with various LEGENDS about the
Click on the images
to see the original Bowmore Tin Boxes