Their natural beauty takes your breath away. Local prehistoric treasures and native wildlife are fascinating and rewarding. A world away from daily hustle and bustle.
Islanders on Harris hand-weave tweed cloth in their homes in the Outer Hebrides. The fine wool they use is also dyed and spun locally. The Harris Tweed quality, name and products are protected in law. See the island’s main industry at work for yourself.
Dating from 3180BC, Skara Brae is a Neolithic stone-built settlement on the largest of the Orkney Islands. Its UNESCO World Heritage Site status recognises Skara Brae’s status as the most complete Neolithic village in Europe.
Scotland’s network of island ferries is as much part of your vacation as scenery and castles. Try island hopping by ferry to Orkney and around the west coast. Enjoy your time at sea in the on-board restaurants and bars or on deck spotting local marine life.
Nestling gloriously off Scotland’s rugged west coast, ‘the Queen of the Hebrides’ will delight your senses with an intoxicating blend of sights, sounds and smells. Gaze in wonder at the stunning scenery and wildlife, breathe in the air on one of its breathtaking beaches, then tantalise your tastebuds with a drop of uisga beath at one of the eight world-famous distilleries.
Skye is a captivating place of myth and mystery, this Inner Hebridean island will lure you back again and again. Step back in time at prehistoric castles or listen enthralled to tales of bloody clan feuds and the romance of Bonnie Prince Charlie. A visit to the foreboding Cuillins and Old Man of Storr is essential before exploring the charming town of Portee.
Escape to the picture-perfect port of Tobermory and enjoy a restful stroll past delightful brightly-coloured houses clustered round a bustling harbour. Dominated by Ben More, the island is a haven of beautiful beaches and sweeping moors, all teeming with incredible wildlife. Don’t miss a visit to ancient Duart Castle where 700 years of history is waiting to greet you!
Shrouded in mist, this historic island gradually rose into view from a tiny wicker currach as St Columba bravely walked ashore in 563AD to bring Christianity to Scotland. Follow in this fearless missionary’s footsteps and explore the island’s haunting 12th century abbey and the humble final resting place of 48 kings of Scotland – including the legendary Macbeth.
Stunning white sands and crystal clear sparkling blue waters rival the Caribbean on this inspirational isle. Feel the sand between your toes on beautiful Luskentyre Beach before turning upwards to explore the hills, including the highest Outer Hebridean peak of An Clisham. Learn the secrets of hand-produced Harris tweed as you weave traditional crafts into your voyage of discovery.
Wild and untamed, Lewis shares the same island as its southerly neighbour of Harris – but has a character all of its own. More mysterious and haunting, its wild landscapes of peat bogs, lochs and lochans provide the perfect backdrop for explorers. Let intrigue and curiosity lead you to prehistoric sites such as Carolway Broch and the mysterious Calanais Standing Stones.
Centuries-old history is still very much alive in these remarkable low-lying islands. Track the journey of marauding Vikings and run your fingers over the mysterious stone monuments that stand proudly in its lush fields. Visit Scapa Flow and learn more about the impressive military effort in both World Wars before admiring the ornate Italian Chapel, built by prisoners of war.
Explore the haunting beauty and unique heritage of Scotland's Northern Isles to discover magnificent prehistoric and Norse treasures.
Sample the captivating delights of Scotland’s Highlands and islands, exploring famous sights and discovering hidden gems in a land of rich history and charm.
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Travel to the Outer Hebrides to explore the distinctive heritage and scenic beauty of Harris and Lewis.
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