The wildlife wonders of the Inner Hebrides

For those who brave the elements, autumn and winter is a magnificent time when it comes to wildlife on these windswept islands.

Short tales on long trips: an unexpected reunion

Friends reunited!

The Isle of Skye is the limit

There’s something special in the soil in the Inner Hebrides.

The best walking trails in the Inner Hebrides

From idyllic waterfalls to panoramic mountain views, these islands have plenty to offer both the amateur and the ambitious.

A tour of Islay’s whisky distilleries

The Scottish island is renowned across the globe for its drams.

Introducing Walkhighlands: Scotland’s free walking resource

In this interview, Walkhighlands founder Helen Webster shares her expertise from over a decade spent exploring Scotland’s Inner Hebrides.

The Trotternish Peninsula

Trotternish has Skye’s most iconic landscapes and there are many unexpected beautiful places (although, alas, the Old Man of Storr is somewhat a victim…


Arguably the most remote of all the Inner Hebrides, Canna and Sanday feel like a reward for those who take the time to travel…


A decade ago this colourful fishing port town was mostly known to a certain generation and their parents as the setting of the BBC…


Curiously positioned halfway up the Firth of Lorn, Lismore is separated from the mainland Highlands and Mull by just a few miles of water…


The island of Rùm, with a diameter of around 8 miles, is the largest of the Small Isles. Unique among the Inner Hebrides, it…

Iona Abbey

Iona Abbey is the impressive modern restoration of a grand Benedictine abbey, the original of which was begun in the 13th century. A large…

Duart Castle

Of all the castle museums in the Inner Hebrides, Duart is the most rewarding. A fortress rather than a turreted affair, it stands in…

Hebrides (Inner)

Whichever islands you choose to visit, you can be sure to feel a world apart from mainland Great Britain. Katie Featherstone, author of Inner…