If you are in for activities, beaches, gardens or food and drink then the Firth of Clyde is your stop. There you can visit the stunning beautiful islands of Arran, Bute, Cowal, Cumbrae and Kintyre.
If on the other hand whisky is your tipple, then the Southern Hebrides is your destination with Islay’s eight distilleries. Although, a trip to Achamore Gardens on Gigha is a must see also with its exotic greenery.
The Inner Hebrides is the perfect location if you are seeking tranquillity and natural beauty. It has everything from Gaelic history to ancient castles. Scotland’s seafood capital Oban is where you would start your journey for the Inner Hebrides. A boat trip would guarantee you meet the local wildlife from seals, puffins to basking sharks.
Skye, Raasay and the Small Isles of Canna, Rum, Muck and Eigg are a must see also. On Skye you can visit the Clan Donald estate with its historic gardens and wildlife. Kinloch Castle of the Isle of Rum is definitely worth a visit while Canna has the beautiful ‘Garden of the Hebrides’.
Lastly, we have the Outer Hebrides or the Western Isles is the most northern of all the Isles, stretching from Barra to Lewis. This chain of islands is full of history, Gaelic culture and fascinating wildlife.
So don’t leave it too late, visit a Scottish Island now and you will not leave disappointed.