Island hopping on Calmac ferries in
Your Hebridean Hopscotch holiday includes
all your holiday ferry tickets, ferry timetables and Hopscotch
time, relax and enjoy the scenery.
2008 the Scottish Government committed
funding for lower Caledonian MacBrayne ferry fares, on a trial basis,
which has been extended year by year. With lower
Equivalent Tariff) ferry fares, there's never been a better time for
holidays and Hebridean Hopscotch, together with Calmac
ferries, makes it easy for for you
On the prices by sea page you
can see some of the Hopscotch routes and Calmac ferries to and
Hebrides - your Hebridean Hopscotch holiday advisor will be happy to
help you select the most suitable for your holiday, even if it is not
shown in our lists of suggested Calmac itineraries..
the many improvements of recent years, the road to the isles of the
Outer Hebrides is a great deal less arduous than it once was.
it takes longer than travelling here by air, the journey
part of your holiday, giving you opportunities to explore
Scottish highlights on the way, perhaps the mountains and glens of the
Highlands, or the west coast.
motorway near Perth, follow wide, smooth trunk roads past
Inverness to Ullapool, then take a short voyage on Caledonian
MacBrayne’s flagship, the Isle of Lewis with observation
lounge, restaurant, bar, children’s play area - and some of
finest views in Scotland.
Or take the
scenic route to Oban or the Isle of Skye and cross with
another of CalMac’s modern ships - these ships are
surprisingly large -
roughly the length of a football pitch.
all drive-on / drive-off and offer a relaxed, stress free journey - and
normally punctual to the Calmac timetables. No
customs, no immigration, no fuss.
truly important aspects of your holiday visit to Scottish islands, with
past the ship, plus an opportunity to observe the every day comings and
goings of islanders.
your own car, you’ll enjoy familiar comforts, and you can
as much baggage as you like - even your mountain bikes! We
include all your inter-island Caledonian MacBrayne
ferry crossings, too.
cruise or prefer to arrive by air, our resident holiday advisors will
look after every aspect of your booking, tailoring your accommodation
choices to your interests and favoured touring route.
ideal way to
visit Scotland and see the islands but it’s not essential -
whether you travel
by train, coach or bike, we can provide just the holiday to suit you -
all you need do is ask us.