The can now be reached from mainland Scotland by a vehicle bridge - but you can still to get there for a more romantic arrival on
an island! There are lots of superb arts and crafts made on Skye. The Outer Hebrides (now known as the Western Isles) include Barra, South , North Uist, and . These are more remote Scottish
islands but are well worth visiting. Sparsely populated with a strong Gaelic culture and arguably the most beautiful sandy beaches in the world. Holiday cottages on the islands of Scotland are sometimes thatched in the traditional way. The traditional way of life is strong in the Hebridies - a warm welcome will await you whichever Hebridean island you chose to spend your holiday on. Caledonian MacBrayne (Cal Mac) run ferries to all the Hebrides as well as the inner isle of Arran. The Orkneys are a world apart - set off the north coast of Scotland the archaeological sites of Scara Brae etc are world heritage sites and amazing. Orkney has totally different scenery from the other
Scottish islands and whilst quality self-catering cottages on Orkney are harder to find it is an unforgettable place for a holiday in Scotland.