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Journey through the Western Isles

Kisimul Castle on Barra

Best Time To Go

Mar - Sep

Why not...

add a day with a wildlife guide in search of otters?

Prices From

£1195

No of Nights

10
Self-Drive
Self-Drive

Kisimul Castle on Barra

Journey through the Western Isles

Best Time To Go

Mar - Sep

Why not...

add a day with a wildlife guide in search of otters?

Prices From

£1195

No of Nights

10

A memorable and relaxing island-hopping adventure.

Ideal for those who want a relaxing tour of these special, truly captivating Scottish islands, each with their own character, taking you through the remote and enchanting Outer Hebrides from Barra in the south through the Uists, Harris and Lewis, before finishing on the easily accessible Inner Hebridean island of Skye, where you can then begin your journey home via the bridge back to the mainland.

Available as described here travelling by car and ferry throughout, or as fly-drive from Glasgow, with one way car hire on the islands.

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Day One Isle of Barra

Day Three – The Uists

Day Five – Harris

Day Seven Lewis

Day Nine – Isle of Skye

Day Eleven – Return Home

To complete your journey you can leave Skye by the bridge or, in more traditional style, by ferry to the mainland at Mallaig.

Location

Island-hop through the contrasting isles of the Outer Hebrides, from Barra, through the Uists to Harris then Lewis, before returning to the mainland through the Isle of Skye.


Pricing

£1195 per person for departures in March, £1220 per person in April & October and £1295 per person in May to September. 

All prices are based on two people sharing a double or twin room, for ten nights on a bed & breakfast basis, and include ferry crossings for two adults and a car from Oban to Barra, onwards through the Outer Hebrides, from Harris to Skye and back to Mallaig.

*Please note: this holiday is not possible from 1st October in 2022, due to the closure of Uig ferry port.

This holiday is also available as a fly-drive, from Glasgow with one way car hire included between Barra and Stornoway, with Skye visited between Harris and Lewis.

Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended routes, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.

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Journey through the Western Isles

This holiday can be arranged from late March to September. The itinerary as described can start any day of the week.

*Please note: this holiday is not possible from 1st October in 2022, due to the closure of Uig ferry port. 

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