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A proud heritage, stunning landscapes and picturesque beaches are just a few of the reasons to visit the fascinating Scottish Islands. Enjoy living island life the way the locals do and experience the differences from one island to the next. Visitors are spoilt for choice as they hop from island to island, discovering what each one has to offer. Choose from towering mountains, pretty beaches, rolling green fields and superb wildlife. The locals are proud of their heritage and as such, there are plenty of celebrations and events to join in with. Read More

56.855057, -5.742131
Laggan
3136

Have you ever wanted to go back to basics and enjoy the simpler things in life? This Scottish retreat provides a 'unique' self-catering experience where you can enjoy complete peace and isolation. On the mainland, the cottage is only accessible by boat (provided as part of the rental) and once arrived, you can experience your own little slice of 'island' life. 

From £850 to £850 per week
Sleeps 5
(3 bedrooms)
56.075720, -6.179651
4b Glassard
1641

The Isle of Colonsay is located off the West Coast of Scotland in the Hebrides and has stunning beaches, spectacular views, great walks, bike rides and an abundance of wildlife. Overlooking the sea and within walking distance of the islands hotel, serving very good food, this holiday cottage is a perfect Scottish holiday retreat. 

From £450 to £1000 per week
Sleeps 6+2
(3 bedrooms)
57.237860, -5.891391
Ardmore Cottage
601

Fantastic luxury holiday cottage with magnificent sea or mountain views from all rooms. Within easy walking distance of local restaurants and amenities of Broadford village and an ideal base from which to tour all of Skye and Wester Ross. 5 Star. 

From £500 to £950 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
58.244856, -6.326859
Surfview
1821

With wonderful sea views, this well equipped self-catering cottage provides the perfect place for a holiday at any time of the year on the Isle of Lewis within the Western Isles of Scotland. Three glorious sandy beaches within a five minute walk and just four miles from Stornoway with a good choice of shops. 4 Star. 

From £400 to £600 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
56.092731, -6.189573
Baleromindubh Cottage
1499

A delightful holiday cottage on the Isle of Colonsay with stunning sea views. With beautiful beaches, stunning scenery, wonderful wildlife and plenty of outdoor activities, this is a perfect retreat for relaxing. 

From £249 to £715 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)

There are so many islands to explore, each with its own unique charm. The fun of the Scottish Islands is finding the island that suits you best. Perhaps the best-known island in the collection is the Isle of Skye, and for good reason. This larger island boasts an impressive mountain range, The Cuillens, that hiking fans will enjoy scaling.  There are also beautiful crystal clear pools, castles and gentler walking routes on this exciting island.

Peace-seeking holidaymakers will enjoy the tranquillity of Colonsay, with its beautiful rolling hills dressed in miles of lush purple heather. Colonsay is a more remote island where you can forget the hustle and bustle of everyday life and go for long walks; cycle around the island or relax on one of the stunning deserted beaches. Find out more about a taste of island life on Colonsay.

If restful recreation is what you’re after, then the Isle of Bute, with its 3 golf courses and dozens of lochs, provides the ideal location. A beautiful island with many historical sites, the Isle of Bute provides a stunning backdrop for slow-paced leisurely activities. As with all of the many and varied Scottish Islands, there is plenty of wildlife to spot on long gentle walks though beautiful scenery.

Those seeking history should make a trip to the Isle of Lewis. Many of the proud inhabitants of this island still speak Gaelic alongside English and are happy to tell you about their important historical island. As well as beaches, boat trips and plenty of wildlife, the historical attractions on this pretty island are truly fascinating. Visit the many standing stone sites, such as those in Callanish or the Norse thatched buildings that have been lovingly preserved.

The sheer variety of islands is reason alone to visit the fascinating Scottish Islands. With so much choice and so much to do, this holiday destination offers plenty to do, whatever your preference.


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