Scottish Islands Attractions

Guide

Isle of Ulva

If you’re visiting Mull, the short ferry trip across to the island of Ulva makes a great...
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Private Loch Coruisk, Isle of Skye adventure

This full-day cruise with Minch Adventures departs from the Mallaig Yacht Pontoons and h...
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Castle Tioram

This is just one of 17 tidal islands that can be walked to from the Scottish mainland.The ...
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Gearrannan Blackhouse Village, Lewis

Step back in time and visit this village of blackhouses on the Atlantic coast. This villag...
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Seilebost Beach , Harris

Seilebost Beach is one of many stunning beaches on Harris with beautiful sand, clear water...
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Luskentyre Beach, Harris

Harris has a very rocky coastline scattered with the most beautiful beaches. Luskentyre is...
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Rackwick Bay

Rackwick Bay has a special kind of beauty with its sparkling sands, boulders, red sandston...
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Italian Chapel

The story of how this amazing little chapel was built is heartwarming and uplifting, the a...
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Standing Stones of Stenness

You really can’t go to Orkney without visiting this site. Although it’s not completely...
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Eshaness, Shetland

Hundreds of millions of years ago Eshaness was a volcano and the rocks that you see today ...
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Brodick Castle

Give yourself plenty of time to take in the splendour of this island castle and its surrou...
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Lochranza Castle

Visitors to Arran often miss out on this side of the island but the scenery around Lochran...
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The Island of Pladda

Pladda is a small island off the coast of Arran. It’s about a kilometre long and houses ...
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Portnahaven

Portnahaven is a quiet village with beautiful views, a Post Office, church and a quaint li...
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Isle of Jura

Jura is one of the islands of the Southern Hebrides. It measures around 30 miles by 9 mile...
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Isle of Islay (pronounced Eye-la)

Islay is one of the islands of the southern Inner Hebrides on the west coast of Scotland. ...
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Treshnish Isles

Spot over 40 species of birds on a boat trip to Treshnish Isles. To view these islands at ...
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Isle of Muck

At only about 2 miles by 1 mile the Isle of Muck is the smallest of the Small Isles. You c...
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Machir Bay

Machir Bay is one of the most beautiful beaches on Islay and well worth a visit. This beac...
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Carraig Fhada Lighthouse

This lighthouse is an unusual design as it’s not circular like other lighthouses. It’s...
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Isle of Coll

Situated six miles west of the Isle of Mull, this tiny island is a Hebridean paradise. It...
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Finlagan Castle

Follow the signs from Port Askaig on Islay to Finlaggan and after only two miles you’ll ...
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Davaar Island

A trip to this island combines the beauty and excitement of the journey with the chance to...
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Isle of Mull Workshop & Tour

For 4 nights and 5 days, join photographer Ali Horne on an unforgettable experience on the...
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Visit the Machrie Moor Stone Circles

If you are on a trip to Arran, are looking for an interesting walk and are interested in a...
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Isle of Harris Day Tour

Visit Tarbert which is the main town on Harris and important ferry port, as well as Leverb...
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Isle of Lewis Day Tour

We Love the Hebrides and we would love to share our enthusiasm for the Island with you dur...
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Wildlife watching & photography on the Isle of Skye

Skye is a magical place to visit for all kinds of reasons but mainly to experience the nat...
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Torabhaig Distillery

Torabhaig Distillery is the second ever licenced Single Malt Scotch Whisky distillery on t...
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Yesnaby

Yesnaby is a must for all nature lovers. It’s the coastal region on the west of the Orkn...
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The Old Man of Hoy

A trip to Orkney would not be complete without a view of the Old Man of Hoy. This is a 137...
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See the Aurora Borealis in Orkney

The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights as they are known is a wonder to see in the skies...
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Orkney Festivals

Tre are lots of Festivals on throughout the Orkney Isles. Why not time your trip to coinci...
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Highland Park Distillery

Find out how Highland Park Whisky is made and all about its Viking roots in Orkney....
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Hebridean Tours

We Love the Hebrides and we would love to share our enthusiasm for the Island with you dur...
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Macleod’s Maiden

MacLeod’s Maidens are a set of three sea stacks at Maiden’s Point near Idrigill Point ...
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Tarskavaig

Tarskavaig is the largest of several small settlements found along the west coast of the S...
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The Misty Bottle Shop

The Misty Bottle is a little shop selling whisky, gin, craft and draft beer and gifts. It...
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Dinosaur Prints at Staffin & Duntulm

There is evidence that megalosaurus, ornithopods, stegosaurus and cetiosaurus once walked ...
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Pony Trekking

Take a guided pony trek over hills, loch, river and beach. This is a great way of experien...
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The Island of Inchmurrin

Inchmurrin is an idyllic and peaceful inland island in Loch Lomond. This 113 hectare islan...
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Mount Stuart House

Mount Stuart House & Gardens is located on the Isle of Bute just four miles from the ferry...
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Isle of Bute

The island of Bute measures about 15 miles by 4 miles and offers a varied landscape, lots ...
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Isle of Iona

Take a Ferry to Iona and be inspired. Iona is a little island off the coast of Mull which ...
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Fingal’s Cave on Staffa

Take a boat trip to the enchanting Fingal’s Cave on Staffa. Many famous people have been...
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Isle of Kerrara

Kerrara is the island that you can see as you look out to the water from Oban. It’s a sh...
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Treshnish Isles

Spot over 40 species of birds on a boat trip to Treshnish Isles. To view these islands at ...
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Armadale Castle Gardens

Interested in the history of the Clan Donald? Do you have ancestors from Skye to trace? Do...
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Point of Sleat

A walk to the Point of Sleat will take you to a lighthouse, some interesting rock formatio...
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Macleod’s Tables

These are two unusually flat-topped mountains that can be seen from many parts of Skye. He...
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Harlosh Point

It’s a lovely walk out to Harlosh Point with the Cuillins to the south, Rhum to the west...
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Loch Coruisk

Loch Coruisk is magnificent being right in the heart of the Cuillin. You can get to it via...
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Coral Beach

This beach is not far from Dunvagan Castle so if you are planning a trip to the castle on ...
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Brothers Point

You can take a short walk of about 2 miles out to Brothers’ Point (Rubha nam Brathairean...
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Elgol

If you want to get the very best view of the Cuillin range of mountains then head for the ...
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Portree

Portree is Skye’s main town with all the amenities that a visitor would wish for as well...
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Sligachan

Sligachan is where to go to get the best views of the Black Cuillin, take a leisurely walk...
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St Kilda

St Kilda is the most westerly group of islands in Britain. It is so remote that the boat t...
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Dun Beag Broch

There are about 50 brochs on Skye but Dun Beag is a good example and fairly easy to find, ...
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Talisker Bay

The beach at Talisker is one of those hidden gems that we all love to find. Plan your trip...
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Struan

Struan can be found in the West coast of Skye and has stunning views of the Cuillin Mounta...
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Day Trip to Cramond Island

With some planning ahead your able to take a walk out to the Island when the tide is low, ...
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Go to St Kilda

Day trips by boat from Skye to St Kilda - the last outpost of north-west Europe lying 85 m...
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Sea Skye Marine

SeaSkye’s seafari trips depart from a modern pontoon 200m past the Talisker Distillery i...
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Spend a day at Brodick Castle

Give yourself plenty of time to take in the splendour of this island castle and its surrou...
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Enjoy a dram of malt on a tour of the Arran Distillery

Come rain or shine a visit to this distillery is always a pleasure. The visitor centre was...
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Dunscaith Castle

Unfortunately these are just ruins now but date back to the 14th century when the castle w...
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Bressay Lighthouse

If you travel to the Shetland mainland by sea then you will see Bressay Lighthouse as you ...
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The Bosville

The Bosville Hotel is a contemporary boutique hotel with a re-imagined restaurant & bar. S...
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Raasay

Peace and tranquillity, woodland walks, coastal paths, secluded beaches, rare wildlife suc...
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The Crofter's House

An original 1830’s crofter’s cottage that has been completely renovated as a Highland ...
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Isle of Lunga

It’s the largest one of the Treshnish Islands and oh what a treat! Take a boat trip from...
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Take the ferry to Mull

For just £5.50 return you can take the ferry to Mull. The Isle of Mull in Scotland is wel...
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Have a close encounter with Mull sea creatures at Mull Aquarium

This is an aquarium with a difference. The sea creatures on show are only held for around ...
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Join a ranger led Eagle watch

A family of White tailed eagles have been successfully breeding and flying around Mull sin...
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Take a short ferry trip to Ulva

You can take a short ferry trip to the island and see some ancient remains, wildlife such ...
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Go Munro Bagging on Mull at Ben More

Ben More is Mull’s only Munro (mountain over 3000ft) and it can be climbed from a few di...
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Calling all golfers…don’t leave without playing a game in Mull

Mull has two golf courses, one on the clifftop above Tobermory and the other on the shore ...
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Step back in time to the Bronze Age at Lochbuie Stone Circle

There are ancient cairns, cists, remains and a number of sites of standing stones througho...
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Duart Castle

Mull has a number of castles so why is Duart Castle worth a visit?...
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Dolphin and Whale Watching in Mull

There are many boat tours that you can take to try and spot dolphins, porpoise, seals, orc...
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Harlosh Wood h

Standing on the north west coastal headland overlooking Loch Pooltiel, all of Wood h’s r...
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Have a dram of Tobermory malt whisky and learn how it’s made

This is one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland dating back to 1798....
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Visit the attractions in picturesque Tobermory

Tobermory is a pretty little port with colourful houses curving around the harbour....
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Take a Ferry to Iona and be inspired

Iona is a little island off the coast of Mull...
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Drive through Golden Road

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Callanish Stones

The Callanish Stones are an arrangement of standing stones placed in a cruciform pattern w...
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Eilean Glas Lighthouse

Eilean Glas Lighthouse is situated on the east coast of the island of Scalpay in the Outer...
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Fair Isle

This small island measures only 5km by 3km and is 24 miles from Mainland Shetland. It has ...
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Sumburgh Head Lighthouse

Sumburgh Head Lighthouse Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve was re-opened after a major ref...
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Isle of Noss

This little island of only 774 acres is uninhabited but is home to tens of thousands of se...
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Shetland Museum

Sits on the restored historic Hay's Dock in Lerwick, providing a gateway from which to exp...
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Hermaness National Nature Reserve

Hermaness Nature Reserve is about a 2.5 hr drive from the Shetland Mainland town of Lerwic...
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Handa Island

This is a fascinating island and a must for all wildlife lovers in the area. You can reach...
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Cramond Island Walks

Fancy something a little different? This walk to and from Cramond Island is just the ticke...
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Have A Wee Dram At The Talisker Distillery

Anything warming is welcome on an isle that brings plenty of wild weather. The whisky of t...
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Dunvegan Castle

Dunvegan Castle is the oldest castle in Scotland to remain continuously inhabited....
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Look Across At The Vision Of Kilt Rock & Mealt Waterfall

From the Trotternish Peninsula you can see Kilt Rock and the Mealt Waterfall. Kilt Rock, h...
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Fairy Glen

This mysterious and fantasy-like location has fluffy grass cone shaped hills, weird and wo...
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See The Sparkling Fairy Pools On The River Brittle

The fairy pools at the foot of Black Cuillins are as magical as they sound....
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