The Western Isles.
scenery and wildlife, the Western isles is a wonderful location for a
holiday - touring by car, by bicycle or using public transport.
to Castlebay crosses nine of the Western Isles in total, with two ferry
crossings and the remaining links via causeways. As you progress thrugh
your Scottish island hopping holidays in the Western Isles you
cannot fail to be captivated by this series of
islands, spanning around 150 miles in length and averaging
10 miles wide.
the nine islands of a Hebridean Island Hopper or Experience holiday
(see Prices by Sea) there are five other small
islands that you can visit along the way. In all, there are
over 60 islands in the Western Isles, mostly uninhabited.
operators are available to the double World
Heritage site of the St Kilda archipelago. For this
you need to book as soon as your Hebridean Hopscotch Holiday is
confirmed, as most dates are over-subscribed - only a few dozen
visitors make the trip each week,
You can also
take boat trips to the Shiants, Mingulay, the
Monach isles, the Flannans, Scarp, Taransay and North Rona.
holidays in the Western Isles are booked for you by advisors who are
resident within the Western Isles and know them well. Because
actually use the local faciities, we can offer first hand information
them, as well as about the hotels, B&B (bed and breakfast) and
guest house or inn
visit to the Western Isles, we encourage you to see Lewis, Harris,
Berneray, North Uist, Benbecula, South Uist, Eriskay and Barra.
You can aso include
Gt. Bernera, Scalpay, Flodda, Grimsay and Vatersay.
The Isle of
remains in Inverness-shire, is an interesting point of entry
the Outer Hebrides, via the Calmac ferry from Uig to Tarbert, so we
include it in several of the holiday suggestions you will find when you
explore the links at the left of this page.